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Are Mendoza/Cordoba fun?

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1. Posted by sophie18 (Budding Member 8 posts) 10y

doing spanish course in Buenos Aires for two weeks and want to do a third in either Mendoza or Cordoba. Are they fun places or boring compared to BA. will be there at the beginning of Feb.
please help four girls up for a laugh.

2. Posted by bentivogli (Travel Guru 2398 posts) 10y

Cordoba's fun. Student city, but much smaller than BsAs. I found it friendly, and quite manageable. Mendoza's over-touristy.

3. Posted by Tonytravel (Full Member 87 posts) 10y

Both cities are smaller than BA, and have pros and cons. If we think of nature they are much more beautiful: Cordoba has amazing hills, valleys, rivers. Mendoza has stunning mountain sceneries and vineyards. Nightlife is less varied, but you'll find good places to go anyway. Corboba is cheerful, Mendoza refined, and both worth to visit.

4. Posted by daspler1 (Budding Member 25 posts) 10y

I spent about a week in Cordoba during my trip to Argentina in August. The town is friendly, with shopping and beautiful colonial architecture. When there I think we stayed at the Windsor Hotel, which is right in downtown Cordoba. We didn't get the chance to visit Mendoza on our trip. I would recommend taking a bus to Cordoba, if you are heading there from Buenos Aires. The buses have very comfortable seats and I slept for almost all of the 9 hours. Have a good trip.:)