Malargüe is located in the south-west angle of the Province of Mendoza. Its limits are: to the north and to the east with San Rafael, to the south with the province of Neuquén, to the east with the province of La Pampa, to the west with the Republic of Chile. It has the longest border boundary within Mendoza and its territorial extension It is the largest in the province: 41,317 km2. Its height above sea level is 1,402 m. The population of Malargüe according to official data is of 35,000 inhabitants.
Malargüe is a strange and surprising destination, which hides behind its warm calm of a growing city,
a varied agenda of tourist circuits that merge their volcanic landscapes with the way of life of the
Malargüino stateroom and the important scientific advances. For more than a decade, and thanks to the
diversity of its natural, cultural and gastronomic beauties, the Malargüe destination is known at the
national and international, providing the tourist in your stay the relaxation you need. Under the protection of
The Andes Mountain Range and Route 40 as the backbone, continues to consolidate as a destination
Strong tourist season. Shortly added the exciting Paso Pehuenche to the neighboring country of Chile.
A walk through the largest volcanic park in South America, bird watching in a wetland, trekking to the interior of a volcano, rock climbing, entering the mountain through a cave, getting into the bowels of the cordilleran valleys to enjoy fishing or a place to taste an exquisite chivito and to know the culture of the rural population, are some of the many options offered by Malargüe.
Populated by Puelches and Pehuenches, this department was called by the original peoples as Malal-Hue "Place where there is malales". The malal is a relief that rises over the surrounding plain. Being an elevated site, it is transformed into a natural viewpoint, so Malargüe can also be translated as "a place to look beyond".
Considered the National Capital of Adventure Tourism, Malargüe gathers extraordinary riches for the minds restless, eager to discover unexplored worlds, fossil and archaeological remains from thousands of years ago, a place where amazement and culture come together to make the tourist's visit unforgettable.
Horseback riding through valleys and mountains.
Mountain Bike. Cruises cycling.
Rafting in Superior Río Atuel, Río Salado Malargüe.
Snowboard only 70 km. in the valley of Las Leñas.
Ski only 70 km. in the valley of Las Leñas.
Trucas and mackerel fishing.
Rappelling, climbing and zip line.
Las Lenas is one of the ski and snowboard major Argentina, The valley is high and yet so spectacular scenery, like a giant amphitheater snowed for much of each year, to be surrounded by much higher peaks over 4000 meters, this valley has its aspects Malargüe Salado River tributary Atuel River arm. The ski center It has 14 lifts, which allow access to 29 ski and snowboard classified into beginner,…Visit Attractive
In the city of Malargüe, and to solve the enigma of ultra-energetic cosmic rays, lies the unique Cosmic Ray Observatory in the world. The Pierre Auger Observatory studies the particle showers that occur each time a cosmic ray collides with the molecules of the upper atmosphere. This undertaking research energy, direction of arrival and the nature of cosmic rays of the highest energies observed. As…Visit Attractive
You can make visits throughout the year, only guides authorized by the Department of Tourism Malargüe. They develop, included activities such as trekking, photographic safaris, wildlife watching, 4x4 authorized paths and horseback riding. For provincial routes 186 and 183, there are countless internal roads that cross the reserve Payunia. A strange desert landscape characteristics. The Payunia,…Visit Attractive
They are a natural formation, like a huge medieval castle with its towers surrounding, built by the erosive action of wind and river. Tradition has it that after the revolutionary triumph in Latin America in the nineteenth century, a group of brothers born in colonial Chile decided to undertake the defense of the land of the king of Spain, sowing terror in vast areas of Argentina (center - west) and…Visit Attractive
The cave has three main corridors levels: In the first, or intermediate, is the tour that extends almost horizontally with respect to the input space and 170 m. The second level or high level, develops in almost horizontally but 20m over the first and the third consists of passageways that descend to 20 m below the first. It is clarified that there are other sectors be mapped by impassable due to its…Visit Attractive
In the south of Mendoza, in the Malargüe, Valle Hermoso is presented as a place of indescribable beauty and ideal for many activities: diving, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, 4 x 4 excursions and fishing. A 20 km. Valle de Las Lenas in full solid imposing ridge leading opens this valley crossed by rivers and Tordillo Copper, which will give birth to the Rio Grande. Accessed from the…Visit Attractive
Exit from Malargüe north to the sonseado located 55 km. of the city, on the km 0 Sosneado, run through the RP 220 for Atuel upriver, that in this part of its course is limited between the departments of San Rafael and Malargüe. and crosses the Cordillera Principal. At km 36, right of way, will Indian cave with cave paintings. At km 42 is the lagoon Sosneado with clear water and good…Visit Attractive
Pehuenche joins the southernmost department of Mendoza, which has a wide range of tourist scenic, historical and scientific, with elMaule, Chilena Region VII, a territory that, until a couple of years was characterized by having an economy based almost exclusively on agriculture and fishing but is currently trying to establish itself as a tourist destination, for which you can spare qualities. The…Visit Attractive
Climate The climate ranges from hot and dry in summer with an average temperature of 25.5 ° C, cold and wet in winter, with an average temperature of 3.6 ° C. Characteristics of thermal waters Chemical characteristics of the water Clorosulfatadas sodium, alkaline, and ferruginous weak bicarbonate. temperature 38 º C to 48 º C Dry residue at 110 ° C 49% Techniques Immersion baths. therapeutic…Visit Attractive