The temperate climate and flat path provide an easy and pleasant accessibility to all points.
This eighty-kilometre trip is done in half a day. It is operable throughout the year.
Starting at the city of Mendoza, go eastward on National Route 7 until Carril Urquiza (south detour to the area of Coquimbito), you can visit the Museo del Vino La Rural, with a great artistic and historical value. A few metres to the south there is a huge internationally renowned winery, which has the world largest wine oak vat (nearly six million litres). There, the local guides from the winery show the tourists the secrets of the wine making. In addition, in Coquimbito you can visit cider and champagne factories. Going towards the center of the Maipú city, there is the other big winery of the department, also internationally known. This winery once was in the state hands, nowadays is divided into wine cooperatives, which is worth visiting. In this city, it is also interesting to visit the Plaza 12 de Febrero, the stage of the Maipucinean history, and the National Museum of Wine, located in the mansion of the former owners of what once was the largest winery in the world: Former Giol Winery. From this point, going southwards by Carril Maza, you can reach Lunlunta, where there are rural establishments alternated with weekend houses recreational campgrounds, and a goat farm with goat cheese tasting and where you can enjoy typical dishes. You can appreciate the beauty of the Mendoza countryside in all its splendour. Going west, in Lujan de Cuyo, it is possible to visit the Engineer Cipolletti diverter dam, from where the water, the source of so much wealth, is derived to different kinds of channels, ditches, and drains. The circuit finishes with a visit to the Church of the Carrodilla – where the Virgin of Carrodilla is venerated, the Patroness of the Vineyards – there are the Calvary, a historical museum of the Native Past, and the Solanilla family’s house. The return to Mendoza is done by Carril Cervantes.
There is the option from Maipú, to cross the Barrancas bridge to reach the district of the same name and visit the Chapel of Our Lady of the Rosary of Barrancas, built around 1858 by the first Jesuits. The Chapel was declared a National Monument.