Concepcion and Arauco
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This destination is an important industrial, scientific and cultural center in the country, that combines modern and traditional times.
In the last century, the zone was inhabitated by German coloners, who left their cultural traditions behind. The culture is one of the main activities thanks to the University of Concepcion.
The handmade craftwork is another popular activity in the region. In February you can see the Popular Art Fair in Ecuador Park, which offers diverse cultural activities for the visitor.
Also, the zone has beaches like Laraquete, Quidico and Llico.
This destination is also known by its historical value. In Talcahuano, you will find the Huascar Battleship from the Pacific War, and in Lota you will find the Chiflon del Diablo Mine, the inspiration element for Baldomero Lillo's work, writer who liked to take elements of Chilean tradition to inspire his plays and stories.
Flora and fauna. Important urban center. Cultural and hisotrical interest zone.
How to get there?
From Santiago: Airway, to Carriel Sur Airport
From Route 5 South: Land route to the Araucania.
From Cauquenes:Land route, by Los Conquistadores Highway to Concepcion.
From Concepcion: Land route, by La Araucania highway. Then take Route P-60-R to go south.
From Victoria: Land route, by Route 5 South.
When to go?
All year long.
Moderate weather. In the shore, there is a warm moderate weather with rain during winter time and great humidity. In the interior, the temperature oscillates between day and night time. In altitude the weather is cold.
Housing, food, transportation, roads, outdoor activities, information center, camping.
Pescadores Llico Bay, Contulmo, El Toro Cave, Dichato, Lota Fortress or Prat Balcony, Lanalhue Lake, Laraquete, Chiflon del Diablo Mine, Lenga bay and beach, Talcahuano.
Some featured hotels in Concepcion and Arauco
Located in the best neighbourhood in Concepción, the hotel is just minutes away from the heart of the city and is very close to some of the most exclusive restaurants and pubs that the city has to offer. The hotel is only a 10 minute…
From USD$120 Ref. Double
Sonesta Hotel Concepcion is located 10 minutes south Carriel Airport and downtown the city of Concepción, in the municipality of Talcahuano. The hotel has 120 rooms equipped with 37 "LCD, Direct TV, safe, work desk, ergonomic chair,…
From USD$136 Ref. Double
This hotel its located in Concepción downtown, with wonderful views to Ecuador park and Bío Bío river, ideal to take a walk. Its building of 11 floors offers the best service and attention, for business or pleasure trips. It has cozy…
From USD$145 Ref. Double
Work or pleasure, whatever the reason for your visit to Concepcion will find Diego de Almagro Hotel Lomas Verdes, a good alternative to stay. Just 5 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from the city center are waiting with a modern…
From USD$138 Ref. Double
Concepcion and Arauco touristic attractions
Near touristic attractions
|Nahuelbuta National Park||27 mi|
|Saltos del Laja y Alto del Bio Bio||33 mi|
|Salto del Laja||34 mi|
|Chillán and Las Trancas Valley||45 mi|
|Tolhuaca National Park||70 mi|
|Araucania Andina||72 mi|
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