South Zone

Cobquecura

Cobquecura is a village with 1.089 inhabitants. Cobquecura is a village built over an old settlement from native fishermen. During the XIX century Cobquecura was an important wheat production centre, product which was loaded at Buchupureo. Walk along its main street of this neat and charming village with commerce and tourist restaurants and visit the church, built with large stones. The [...] Read more ››

Fort Santa Juana de Guadalcazar

Fort Santa Juana de Guadalcazar is a National Monument. Represents another one of the defensive fortress of the the Bio-Bío river line. Founded in 1626 by Luis Fernandez de Cordova y Arce, it was destroyed several times. In the reconstruction of 1739 it was surrounded with pits, turning it in island, with a steep wall of hexagonal stone and a [...] Read more ››

Contulmo

Is a town with a population reaching 2000 inhabitants. It was founded originally as a fort in 1868 by Cornelio Saavedra, in his passage towards Purén. He received in 1884 a group of craftsmen and agriculturists coming from Berlin, who gave impulse to the region, establishing the first German school that was in the country, in 1893. In the [...] Read more ››

Tirúa

(same level place ) The town of Tirúa has around 1,600 inhabitants. In this coastal area around 140 mapuche families are dedicated to the harvesting of cochayuyo (sea plant), denominated scientifically as Antarctica Durvillea, that is developed in the rocky fronts with the strong swell, being in the open only in the lowest tides. Between December and February, it is frequent [...] Read more ››

Nacimiento

Nacimiento is a city from the south of Chile, situated 27,34 miles from the city of Angol, located in a rock of the mountain range of Nahuelbuta that watches at an ample valley towards the east. It has a great industrial development, thanks to the plants of cellulose Inforsa (1964) and Santa Fe (1991), in addition to great sawmills. Located [...] Read more ››

Collipulli

(Red Earth) Collipulli is a town located on the surroundings of Angol in the VIII region of Bio-Bio, it has around 12.000 inhabitants. Located on a hill, it counts on a pretty municipal building and a commercial street. Collipulli is associated to the agricultural, forest activity and services. In this sense, although the grounds with agricultural capacity of use predominate, [...] Read more ››

Ñuble National Reserve

Administered by CONAF, it includes the mountain range border area between Chillán volcano and the North shore of the Lagoon of the Laja (Laguna del Laja). In the entrance, next to the Diguillín river (Rio Diguillin) and with magnificent views, summits and forests of height, is a day-care center and office where is provided information of its resources, sectors and [...] Read more ››

Carahue

Carahue (Where there was a place) The commune of Carahue is located in the west area of the Region of the Araucanía, 34,80 miles of Temuco within the province of Cautín. Count with a population of 25,696 inhabitants, according to the information of the last census, on which more of 60% it lives in the rural area. There is a strong [...] Read more ››

Lonquimay Volcano

(Great Gorge) Lonquimay volcano is a beautiful volcano situated 80,78 miles to the northeast of the city of Temuco. Its name means “great gorge” in mapudungum, being baptized of this form by the old mapuches inhabitants of the zone in reference to an ample precipice of about 393,70 feet of height that presents this mountain in its east face. Geologically, [...] Read more ››

Curacautín

Curacautín (Stone of meeting) The natural scenes of Curacautín area can astonish you,  the zone strikes by its virgin nature, counting with the  Conguillío  national park and Tolhuaca national park and the of Manzanar, and Nalca Malalcahuello national reserves within is territory. Curacautín was a mandatory pass for pehuenches because they used to lived to the both end of [...] Read more ››