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Maule Valley and Talca

Get to know more about the Destination

Talca is an important urban center in the Chilean Central Valley. With great cultural legacy, this destination has historical monuments like the O´Higgins Museum, Fine Arts Museum and Huilquilemu Cultural Village. Chanco was declared Typical Zone, featuring beautiful colony architecture and handmade crafts. One of the major nature refuges is the Altos de Lircay National Reserve. Another attraction is the old train that used to go from Talca to Constitucion. There are great grey-sand beaches, where you can enjoy walks, springs, and the contemplation of natural attractions like volcanoes and lagoons.

Attractions

Flora and fauna. Cultural and natural interest zone.

Activities

Trekking, horseback ridings, mountainbike, high mountain tours, climbing, river kayak, sport fishing, sailing, rowing, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Seventh region.

How to get there?

Land route, by International Route CH-115 to Altos de Lircay National Reserve. To the coast, take Route 5 south to San Javier. Then take Route M.30 to Constitucion. To Pellines take Route M-50. Also, you can get Los Conquistadores Highway to Cauquenes. To the coast: old train from Talca.

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, outdoor activities, roads, camping, tranportation, information center.

Surroundings

Pelluhue Bay and bathing resort, Curanipe bathing resort. Medano Springs, Azul Hill, La Virgen Hill, Putu, Enladrillado, Maule Lagoon, Paso Nevado, La Trinchera beach, Altos de Lircay National Reserve, Cauquenes, Chovellen River, Talca, Vilches Alto, Vilches Bajo, Descabezado Grande Volcano.

Some featured hotels in Maule Valley and Talca

  • Hotel Diego de Almagro Talca

    This excellent hotel is located in the main avenue of Talca, offering the best services and luxurious amenities for business or pleasure trips. For its priviledge location, its close of all the attractions in the city such as museums,…

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    Hotel Diego de Almagro Talca

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  • "Our agent, Gianina Lillo was excellent. She responded immediately to emails and phone calls. She did her very best to correct any issues. I was very impressed with her professionalism. The Hotel Manutara…"

    January/2015

    Alexandra Sternstein

  • "Very satisfied with services provided. Our driver/guide arrived on schedule and was most helpful and informative. Thank you"

    December/2014

    Pamela Donaldson

Certificates

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Contact us

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