POMAIRE AND MAIPO VALLEY
Know Pomaire and Maipo Valley
Located in southern Santiago, this destination has rural characteristic and agricultural activities. Chilean food, chicha and “dulces de Curacavi” are part of the traditional gastronomy that visitors can enjoy here. Handmade crafts are very popular, and you can even find some sale centers by the highways. Pomaire is one of the major handmade crafts centers. The vineyards, fresh air and the beautiful water of Aculeo Lagoon are other attractions of the region to enjoy a relaxing time.
Attractions: Flora and fauna, Folclorical interest zone. Vineyard.
Activities: Swimming, sport fishing, rowing, aquatic ski, windsurf, photography.
Location: Región Metropolitana
How to get there: To Melipilla, Peñaflor, El Monte and Talagante: Land route, by Route 78 and Route 66. In Serrano Street of Melipilla, you can access to Rapel Route.
To Curacavi: Land route, by Route 78
To Maria Pinto: Land route, by Route 78
To San Bernardo, Buin, Paine and Aculeo Lagoon: Land route, by Route 5 south.
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Mediterraneo weather. There is a dry season and rains during winter time. The annual media temperature is 14ºC, and the annual media precipitation is 356.2 milimeters.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, roads, outdoor activities.
Surroundings: Buin, Buin Zoo-Asis Park, Alto de Cantillana Hill, Horcon de Piedra Hill, La Cruz Hill, Curacavi, El Monte, Aculeo Lagoon, Esmeralda Lagoon, Mallarauco, Melipilla, Paine, Pomaire, Chena Pukara, Alhue Village, Viña Linderos, Viña Portal del Alto, Viña Undurraga, Viña Santa Rita.