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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

They recommend us

  • "The service provided by Visit Chile was very good."

    March/2013

    Denisse Lesack

  • "My friend and I took Undurraga and Concha y Toro tour on Tuesday 5th of February and all we can say is that we had an excellent service. The guide, the driver, the transportation and tour were great, and…"

    February/2013

    Martha Herrera

  • "The guide we had in Pucon, Alexandre Joly, is excellent. Very knowledgeable about history, traditions, geography, vegetation, animals, vulcanology and a very good narrator. We hope that all the guides…"

    June/2012

    Dan Marinescu

  • "Very nice guide ! Thank you for a very good service."

    June/2012

    Carol Nickless

  • "From Peru with us, you make me admire this wonderful brother country which is Chile. "

    December/2012

    Rolando Salazar

Certificates

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  • Sello de Calidad Turística
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Contact us

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