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Holidays and Fiestas

San Rafael marks the southern tip of Mendoza’s wine industry and the entire grape harvest occurs in March. The annual Vendimia festival, which occurs on the Saturday in March, is nearly as popular in San Rafael as it is in Mendoza.

The town also hosts Argentina’s Pentathlon every February in the nearby Valle Grande. Athletes from throughout Argentina come to participate in the unorthodox event, which includes swimming, motocross, kayaking, mountain biking, and trail running instead of the traditional track-based pentathlon disciplines.

Here are some related tips to help plan your trip to San Rafael: When to Go,

18 Aug 2010

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