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Linares and El Melado Hill

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Of singular beauty, this destination stands out thanks to its incredible natural resources. Calm water, volcanoes and cordilleras are some of them; which invite visitors from all over the world to o have a relaxing time or enjoy all kinds of sports.

The springs, the colony towns, museums, handmade crafts, the gastronomy and the national reserve are some of the natural wonders this region offers in Linares and El Melado Cordillera.

A perfect combination of natural beauty and modern tourist infrastructure.

Attractions

Flora and fauna. Madicinal baths and handmade crafts. Historical and cultural value.

Activities

Swimming, horseback ridings, aquatic ski, sailing, sport fishing, picnic, bicycle ridings, mountainbike, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Seventh region.

How to get there?

From Linares: Land route, by Route 5 South. Then take road to Yerbas Buenas. To go to El Melado, take Route L-45 and Route L-429.

From Parral: Land route, by Route 5 South. Then take Route L-75

From Colbun: Land route, by Route 5 South.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Moderate mediterraneo weather. In the shore, the temperatures are moderate, with a dry season of 6 months by the north and 4 months in the south. During summer time, the high temperature goes from 19ºC to 30ºC, meanwhile, during winter the minimun temperature goes to 7ºC.

Services

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

Surroundings

Bullileo Dam, Huerta de Maule, El Melado, Rabones, Castillo Springs, Panimavida Springs, Quinamavida Springs, Yerbas Buenas, Peñuelas, Villa Alegre

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