The city of Lujan of which played a decisive role in the creation of the army of the Andes, the hosts who, under the command of General Jose de San Martin freed Southern Cone of realistic Spanish oppression. Lujan de Cuyo is a Department in the Northwest of the province, which shares the western boundary with the Republic of Chile. It is considered part of the greater Mendoza, i.e. of the urbanized area surrounding the capital city. One of the main activities of the region is the elaboration of wines. For this reason, the vaunted wine route comprises an important part of this Department. Los Potrerillos dam is another place of great natural beauty. It is an artificial lake, created in the bosom of the Mendoza River, and its aim is to moderate its flow.
The mirror of water that forms is 3 kilometers in width by 12 kilometers long, and has managed to carve out a place in the local scene as a site for the practice of water sports, sailing and fishing sport. The District of Lujan’s whose is populated of large number of villas of Mountain, paradise-like passages in the midst of the silver chain (part of the chain of the Andes), where can find hostels where to spend the night, and ideal places for horseback riding, rappelling, rafting and other extreme sports. One of these villas in mountain is also home to the oldest ski slope of the province: Vallecitos. Another prominent site are the Chacras de Coria. This district has been upgraded enormously seeking to offer tourists a complete gastronomic offer, with country houses and restaurants specializing in exquisite local gastronomy, being the main dish the delicious goat mendocino. For all this, Lujan de Cuyo is a site to visit. It is possible, then look for an accommodation in Mendoza Capital, and navigate the few miles that separate to Lujan’s whose in the city of Mendoza, and enjoy the many attractions that this Cuyo area offers full hands who want to meet her.