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Chillán and Las Trancas Valley

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Of great natural value and located in the Andes, Las Trancas Valley is the refugee of a marvelous native vegetation that includes oak, lenga and coigüe forest, fertile cultives, rocky mountains, waterfalls and cliffs. The Chillan Volcano is the major mountain in the area; while Las Trancas Valley has a fantastic tourist equipment to enjoy the region´s nature. The Chillan Spring is another place to visit in the zone. Located 1800 meters above sea level, it features medicinal water and a spa. This area is ideal for adventure tourism. Also, this destination holds an important historical patrimony, like Los Pincheira cave and Chillan where both Bernardo O´Higgins and Arturo Prat were born.

Attractions

Flora and fauna. Historical and cultural interest zone. Medicinal baths and marvelous mountains.

Activities

Trekking, snow trekking, horseback ridings, bicycle ridings, mountainbike, high mountain tours, ski or randonne, birds watch, climbing, picnic, birds watch, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Eighth region.

How to get there?

Land route, by Route 152 from Concepción. Then take Route 5 South to Chillan. Take Route N-55 to Pinto and Recinto. Another option is take Route 148 from Concepcion.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Moderate weather. In the shore and in altitude there is a humid moderate weather with rain between the 1200 and 2000 milimeters per year, meanwhile, in the interior the rain reaches the 1300 milimeters per year.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, roads, camping.

Surroundings

Chillán, Los Pincheira Cave, Termas de Chillan Ski Center, Hacienda de San Agustín de Puñual, Avendaño Lagoon, Los Nevados de Chillán (mountains), Buchupureo beach, Iglesia de Piedra beach, Cobquecura town, Ñuble National Reserve, Diguillín River, La Lobería Nature Sanctuary, Las Trancas Valley.

Public comments

  • 30, 1899, 00:00

Some featured hotels in Chillán and Las Trancas Valley

  • Hotel Alto Nevados

    Alto Nevados Hotel is located few meters away from the Nevados de Chillán Hotel, at the Termas de Chillán Ski Center. Its 99 confortable rooms are decorated with elegant earth shapes and vintage elements, providing a tranquil mountain…

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  • Rocanegra Mountain Lodge & Spa

    Rocanegra Mountain Lodge & Spa is located in a glacial valley, surrounded by hundred-year native forests, lagoons, trace of volcanic eruptions, in front of the El Nevado Glacier, 9 kilometers away from Nevados de Chillán ski center.…

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  • M.I. Lodge

    The Misión Imposible Lodge is located just 8 kilometers from a major ski resorts in the area. Thanks to its surroundings, at this accommodation you can enjoy unique tranquility as well as the great panoramic views. Among the amenities…

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    M.I. Lodge
  • Hotel Nevados de Chillán

    Nevados de Chillán welcomes you to its Mountain Resort, surrounded by the stunning landscape of the Andes Mountain Range and one of the most diverse ecological area. In its 70 comfortable and elegant rooms with capacity up to 4 persons…

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