10 days in Mendoza, Mar del Plata & Buenos Aires Itinerary

10 days in Mendoza, Mar del Plata & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Mendoza
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mar del Plata
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Rio de Janeiro

4
nights
Mendoza

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bodega Renacer and Vina Cobos. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santuario de la Virgen de Lourdes and Santuario Virgen de Lourdes. Explore Mendoza's surroundings by going to Killka Art Gallery (in Tupungato) and Maipu (Finca Agostino & Bodega CarinaE). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Bodega Budeguer, make a trip to Antigua Bodega Giol, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Del Vino y la Vendimia.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mendoza online travel route builder.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Mendoza is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, expect Mendoza to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Maipu, Killka Art Gallery, Santuario Virgen de Lourdes
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Bodega Renacer ©
Bodega Renacer
Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience ©
Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience
Bodega Matervini ©
Bodega Matervini

1
night
Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata ©
Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mar del Plata Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Museo de la Fuerza de Submarinos, get to know the fascinating history of Puerto de Mar del Plata, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Divino Rostro, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mar del Plata trip planner.

Fly from Mendoza to Mar del Plata in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Mendoza in November, with highs in Mar del Plata at 25°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo ©
Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo
Mar del Plata Cathedral ©
Mar del Plata Cathedral
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Puerto de Mar del Plata

4
nights
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Basilica de Lujan and Catedral de San Isidro will appeal to history buffs. Head to Puerto Madero and El Ateneo Grand Splendidfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo de La Plata (in La Plata) and Peru Beach (in Acassuso). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, see the interesting displays at Fragata ARA, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Mar del Plata to Buenos Aires in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mar del Plata in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Buenos Aires, with lows of 19°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Museo de La Plata, Basilica de Lujan, Catedral de San Isidro, Peru Beach
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Catedral de San Isidro ©
Catedral de San Isidro
Basilica de Lujan ©
Basilica de Lujan

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