CURICO VALLEY AND RADAL SIETE TAZAS
Know Curico Valley and Radal Siete Tazas
This destination is located in the precordillera of Curico and offers different activities for tourist. The area holds waterfalls, native forest, springs, rivers and volcanoes, as well as beaches and bays, ideal places for adventurous tourism. The Vichuquen Lake, Radal Siete Tazas and Torca Lagoon National Reserves are the main attractions' in the area. You can travel through them by paths and enjoy the native flora and fauna. There is also a Wine Journey Circuit, with 16 vineyards in Curico. The seventh region is the main wine producer in the country.
Attractions: Flora and fauna. Beautiful landscapes. Vineyards.
Activities: Trekking, horseback ridings, bicycle ridings, mountainbike, river kayak, rafting, high mountain tours, aquatic ski, sailing, windsurf, swimming, sport fishing, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
How to get there: Land route from Curico, by Route 5 south. Then take Route J-55. To the National Reserves take Route K-15 from Molina.
Another option is the coastal Route from Talca to Curico. From Curico take Route J-60.
When to go: All year long.
Weather: 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, transportation, camping, roads, information center.
Surroundings: Iloca beach, Duao beach and bay, San Pedro Springs, Llico Bay, Carlos Condell Hill, Teno Lagoons, English Park, Curicó, Villa Prat town, Torca Lagoon National Reserve, Radal Siete Tazas National Reserve, Salinas de Boyeruca, La Leona Waterfalls, Las Siete Tazas waterfalls, Vichuquén, Vichuque Lake, El Planchón Volcano.