The province of Mendoza in the west of the Argentine Republic occupies a surface of almost 150.000 km. The mendocina idiosyncrasy has been forged long it of the centuries by the constant fight against the elements of the nature, trying to conquer not only the imposing tips of the Andean bulk but also the barren and semi-arid climate that predominates in the region. Of this form, the populations concentrate themselves around the great amount of Andean valleys, incomparable beauty, and the many water obstacles that take advantage so much for human consumption as for the culture an ingenious and technologically modern form. The province as much offers a proposal for the tourism in Mendoza all the year, in winter when the many centers of ski take advantage to the maximum available, like in summer, where the activities outdoors and the tourism venture are at your service of the day. The communications towards the province of Mendoza are very fluid, with ways and freeways in excellent state, as much in North-South direction, as East-West.
In addition the city of Mendoza counts on international airport of Plumerillo, which as much receives an important affluence of passengers of Argentina as of the rest of Latin America. The mendocino climate is predominantly Mediterranean, although great amount of places with particular microclimates exists, due to the interaction of winds and high Andean summits. Anyway, a common denominator of the region is the enormous amount of sunny days average per year, and the little amount of precipitations. The climate rather tends to be dry, contributing to the barren nature. Nevertheless numerous oases constructed by the man exist, constituting gorgeous places to know and to enjoy. The city of Mendoza counts on an architectonic design of outpost, where it looked for to prioritize the green spaces and the contact with the nature. Towards the year a 1865 devastating earthquake ended a quarter of the local population, and was from the necessity to reconstruct this urban center that carefully planned its design with a main place and four smaller places around this. Probably Mendoza is one of the cities of the world with greater amount of green space by inhabitant. There is great amount of hotels in Mendoza and other thought services to develop and to fortify the industry of the tourism, that in the last years has grown without pause in the region.