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Caldera

Get to know more about the Destination

Caldera, located 75 kilometers northwest of Copiapo, is the main urban center in the shore area. It features great tourism facilities and infrastructure. The city has different attractions like its church, the former train station (National Monument), The Atacama University Cultural Center, the former customs building, and many others. During the year, Caldera is a port with different commercial activities (mainly from the wine industry). The Caldera beaches stand out because of their small waves, ideal for a family vacation. Its surroundings are perfect to enjoy outdoor activities.

Activities

Trekking, bicycle ridings, mountainbike, banano, sea kayak, swimming, picnic, sandboard, surf, windsurf, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Third region. Located 75 kilometers northwest of Copiapo.

How to get there?

Anywhere. Caldera: Land route, by Route 5 North (kilometer 880), and seway.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Desert weather, with homogeneous temperatures in the shore. The high media temperature is 18,4ºC and the lowest is 4,9ºC. Rain is almost non existent due to shore couldiness, with a high media of 14,8 milimeters.

Services

Housing, food.

Surroundings

Cisne Bay, Inglesa Bay, Flamenco Beach, Caldera, Chañaral, Pan de Azucar Island, El Chuncho Beach, Puerto Viejo Beach.

Public comments

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