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Curepto

Curepto is a village founded in 1770, it has an authentic rural life which can be noticed in its business street and the small squares dedicated to people from the village and the intimate life from its main doors. It has been declared Typical Zone and the square, the parish and Nuestra Señora del Rosario Church is one of the [...] Read more ››

El Morrillo Natural Reserve

El Morrillo Private Ecological Reserve belongs to the Private Protected Wild Area’s Network (RAPP), which CODEFF manages in Chile and have 1000 hectares. It takes its name from an impressive and very high rock – El Morrillo – that looks like an indian’s head and in front of his mouth there is a cavern called La Pájara de Oro (The [...] Read more ››

Chiloe National Park

Chiloé National Park is located in the west side of Chiloé island, has a surface of 106,396 acres, divided in three areas. The first one corresponds to the Chepu sector, with 19,274 acres, the second to the Anay sector located in the communes of Castro, Conchi and Dalcahue with a surface of 86,998 acres, and the third [...] Read more ››

Vichuquen Lake

(vilu-snake, lafquén-lake) Vichuquen lake is located 18 meters above the sea level and is a 40 squared kms (24.8 miles) lake, with intense warm blue waters, surrounded by pine forests. Its name -from a mapuche origin- is related to its shape. A road borders the lake by both shores, but the high and the pine forests make difficult to [...] Read more ››

Altos de Lircay National Reserve

(Between forests and hills) Altos de Lircay National Reserve was created in 1996 and is located 41 miles east from Talca and 47 kms (29.2 miles) from San Clemente. It has 12.163 hectares and is an protected area on which hunting and fishing is not allowed. Altos de Lircay National Reserve is 2.228 meters above sea level and borders [...] Read more ››

Chanco

(Water puddle) Chanco has 4.012 inhabitants. Chanco is a village full of colonial houses declared Typical Zone in the year 2000. It is located over an old settlement of fishermen natives. The town is characterized by its slow rhythm , with carts pulled by oxen – similar to baskets – full of wheat, coal or firewood. Follow its old [...] Read more ››

Constitución

Constitución has 33.914 inhabitantsIt and is located 364 kms (226 miles) from Santiago, Chile and 107 kms (66,5 miles) from Talca, was founded in 1794 by Santiago Oñederra under the name of Nueva Bilbao (New Bilbao), during Ambrosio O’Higgins’ government. Constitución was a active port with a railway branch, intended to be a port for loading wheat production [...] Read more ››

Curanipe

Curanipe is the capital from the commune of Curanipe and a resort placed in front of an extended bay known as La Poza with beaches interrupted by rocky formations that enter into the sea. Its main beach – which has a shape similar to a half-moon – is excellent for taking a bath. To the south it is protected by [...] Read more ››

Talca

(Thunder) Talca is located 157 miles from Santiago and 31 miles from Linares. At the beginning it was named Saint Agustín of Talca and now it has 177.429 inhabitants. Talca was founded in 1692 and destroyed by earthquakes in 1742 and 1928. In February 1818 Bernardo O’Higgins declared Chilean Independence in this city at the place in which O’Higgininan and [...] Read more ››

Curico

(Black Water) Curicó has 104.000 inhabitants and was founded in 1743 originally under the name of San José de Buena vista de Curicó, today is the capital of the Province . At the beginning it was located 5 kms (3.1 miles) north, but was displaced due to the humidity level toward its current location. Curico is a centre [...] Read more ››