City of San Rafael, Argentina
Distance: From Buenos Aires Province: 999 Kilometers
It is located 145 kilometers from Mendoza. The surface is the 31.235 km².
It is considered the oasis of Mendoza.
How to get to San Rafael
To arrive to San Rafael by land from Mendoza city and Tunuyán (Mendoza) you have to drive by National routes No. 40 and No. 143
To get to San Rafael from Buenos Aires Province you have to take the National Route No. 7, subsequently en Junín (Prov. de Buenos Aires) take the No. 188 and drove about 900 km. towards Alvear, once in Mendoza territory just are 90 km. left by road No. 143 to arrive to San Rafael.
You can also arrive to San Rafael by bus from Buenos Aires city and other Argrentina Bus Terminals.
There are three weekly flight frequencies from Jorge Newbery Aero Park. The flights arrive to Suboficial Ayudante S. Germano Airport.
It is interesting to visit
· E. and Fausto Burgos House
· Historic past exhibit
· Ferroviario Museum
· Bellas Artes Museum
· Natural History Museum
· Militar History Museum
· Cultural Center
· Narciso Sosa Morales Museum
· Rivers Atuel and Diamante
· General Alvear Town
· Overo Volcano
· Sosneado Lagoon
Its varied wine plantations, fruit-trees, vegetables, olive trees and boulevards conform beautiful landscapes which are concentrated in the scarce territory of the oasis that contrasts with the natural aridity of the environment.
The Diamante Lagoon is a natural paradise. It is situated 3300 meters above the sea level. Here, you will find abundant fishing. Also, it is possible to observe the imposing volcano Maipo whose image is incredible reflected in the green waters.
Address: Coronel suarez and Avellaneda
Address: Av. H. Irigoyen y Balloffet
Phone: 42-4217 / 43-7860
Cámara de Turismo
Address: Av. El Libertador 78
Phone: 42-2290 Fax: 43-0038