Concepción / Talcahuano
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography for Chile's second largest city and nearby port of Talcahuano.
Concepcion, familiarly called Conce, is Chile's second largest city. Located on the southern coast on the Bio Bio river, it's an important commercial and educational city. With parks, natural scenery, forests, lakes, wildlife and birding in close proximity, it's a good place to begin your tour of Chile's Lake District.
"Fundo Curanilahue is a typical Chilean style farm offering the highest quality Southern cuisine and the finest wines, with the rooms situated in the farm's exquisite gardens..." Hike, ride horss, visit nearby national parks, golf and relaxation.
This article, like the others contributed by Sr. Fisk, is in Spanish. An account of guest author Clarence Fisk's visit to Lota, near Concepción, south of Santiago, to see the town, a fabulous park, and a coal mine, now open to visitors. The mine is called "El Chiflón del Diablo", or the Devil's Whistle, for the wind whistling through the tunnels. The text is accompanied by a photo gallery, with descritpions in English.
Portal to Lota, in the midst of an important coal mining area, with tourism information, attractions, and practical tips.
"Se ubica a 16 Km. al noreste de la ciudad de Concepción en la bahía de Talcahuano, posee 277.752 habitantes y es un puerto en la Bahía de Concepción y uno en la de San Vicente. Es el puerto militar, industrial y pesquero de la zona sur del país."
Yacht club information, flotilla, events and schedule.
Official city site with information about civic events such as the Mes del Mar and at show "Pinceladas Contra Viento y Marea."
Club information, location and racing events.
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"Concepcio es la capital de la octava región del Biobío y está ubicada en la desembocadura de este río en el mar."
Reservations, rates and descriptions for hotels, plus photos and details.
"Concepción, Chile is located along the Bio Bio river next to the Pacific coast, Concepción is the second largest city in Chile with a population of over 1,000,000 when combined with its neighboring cities Talcahuano."
"This report is the result of approximately 15 hour birding in the Concepcion area...The period of the year is late spring, when most birds are relatively quiet because of breeding activity. Weather conditions were excellent: dry and sunny, actually a bit warmer than usual (maxima of 25-30 degrees Celsius)."
Take a virtual tour of the campus and review the courses, degrees and faculties of the university.
Current conditions and five day forecast.