11 days in Maule Region Itinerary

11 days in Maule Region Itinerary

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Constitucion
— 3 nights
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Talca
— 2 nights
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San Clemente
— 2 nights
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Curico
— 3 nights
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Constitucion

Constitución is a city and commune of Talca Province, Maule Region, Chile. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Constitucion: Reserva Nacional Federico Albert (in Chanco) and Erasmo Organic vineyard and winery (in San Javier). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Piedra de la Iglesia, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado de Constitucion, and explore the fascinating landscape at Putu Sand Dunes.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Constitucion trip itinerary tool.

Santiago to Constitucion is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Talca.

Things to do in Constitucion

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:

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Talca

Although it provided the setting for the signing of the Chilean declaration of independence in 1818, Talca has lost some of its political power and luster over the years.
On the 26th (Tue), make a trip to Plaza de Armas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Talca, see the interesting displays at Museo Municipal de Villa Alegre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin botanico de la Universidad de Talca. On the next day, shop like a local with Mercado Central Municipal de Talca, make a trip to Patio Rugendas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Corazon de Maria, and finally learn about winemaking at Balduzzi Vineyards & Winery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Talca trip planner.

Drive from Constitucion to Talca in 2 hours. In March in Talca, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to San Clemente.

Things to do in Talca

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:

2
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San Clemente

San Clemente is a city and commune administered by the municipality of San Clemente, located in the Talca Province of Chile's Maule Region.DemographicsAccording to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, San Clemente spans an area of 4503.5sqkm and has 37,261 inhabitants (18,988 men and 18,273 women). Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Vilches Alto and then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Nacional Altos de Lircay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Empedrado and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Colbun.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read San Clemente trip itinerary maker.

San Clemente is very close to Talca. In March, daily temperatures in San Clemente can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Curico.

Things to do in San Clemente

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:

3
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Curico

Curicó, meaning "Black Waters" in Mapudungun (originally meaning "Land of Black Water"), is the capital city of the Curicó Province, part of the Maule Region in Chile's central valley.The province lies between the provinces of Colchagua and Talca and extends from the Pacific to the Argentine frontier. Explore Curico's surroundings by going to Molina (Parque Ingles & Parque Nacional Radal Siete Tazas). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Curico, stop by Mall Curico, do a tasting at Vina Las Pitras, and stroll through Curico Valley Wine Route.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Curico online travel route planner.

Drive from San Clemente to Curico in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Curico

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:

Maule Region travel guide

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National Parks · Landmarks · Bodies of Water
The VII Maule Region is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. Its capital is Talca. The region derives its name from the Maule River which, running westward from the Andes, bisects the region and spans a basin of about 20,600 km2. The Maule river is of considerable historic interest because, among other reasons, it marked the southern limits of the Inca Empire.Geography and ecologyThe region covers an area of 30296sqkm and is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean; on the east by the Argentine Republic; on the north by the O'Higgins Region, and on the south by the Bío-Bío Region. There are a number of flora and fauna species present in Maule. For example, the endangered Chilean Wine Palm is found in a very limited distribution that includes the Maule Region. The limited distribution Nothofagus allesandri is also found in the region.DemographyAccording to the 2002 census the population of the region was 908,097. With one third of its population living in rural areas, Maule has a greater proportion of rural inhabitants than any other region of Chile.

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