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Los Andes and Portillo

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In the middle of a beautiful natural landscape and a cultural and historical zone, this destination is the main grape-cultive center in the area, with high quality wines. It has different wine networks in the Aconcagua Valley and Potrerillo, a very important ski center in South America. The Corazon and Jahuel Springs are another attractions of the region, which offers medicinal baths. It's a good weather area, perfect for outdoor activities and adventure sports in San Felipe, Putaendo, Santa Maria, Catemu, Panquehue, Llay Llay, Los Andes, Rinconada, Calle Larga and San Esteban.

Attractions

Historical, cultural and grape cultive interest zone. It has springs and a ski center.

Activities

Trekking, hiking, ski or randonne, snowboard, high mountain tours, climbing, horseback ridings, flora and fauna contemplation, bird watch, photography.

Location

Fifth region.

How to get there?

Land route, by Route 60. From Santiago and Valparaiso in Route 57.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Mediterraneo weather. There is cloudiness in the shore all year long and the temperature is homogeneous. The annual media precipitations is 450 milimeters during winter time. In the interior, the rain reaches the 250 milimiters per year. In the Andes, there is a cold high weather, with low temperatures and solid rain.

Services

Housing, food, outdoor activities, roads, camping.

Surroundings

Domingo Faustino Sarmiento House, Jose Antonio Salinas House, Aconcagua Valley-San Esteban Viña Network, Portillo Winter Complex, Juancal, Santa Teresa de los Andes Sanctuary, Rinconada de Silva, Jahuel Springs, Corazon Springs.

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    January/2015

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    December/2014

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    December/2014

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    February/2015

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    January/2015

    Alexandra Sternstein

Certificates

  • Turismo Chile
  • Verisign
  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
  • TripAdvisor

Contact us

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