Lake and Laguna Torca,
These two places are the pride of the province of Curico.
Vichuquén Lake is 18 meters above sea level and covers
an area of 40 km. Square. It has warm waters and is surrounded
along its banks by dense pine forests that leave almost
no water view. Has areas of spas and beautiful residential.
The main activity is the nautical sports; waterskiing, sailing
and wind-surfing. Further events and recreational activities
for different ages are organized.
In the south west shore there is a sailing school, and in
the field of Marine Coven is Vichuquén that in addition
to the marina, has a restaurant, supermarket and rent boats
Torca was created in 1985, protects an area of 604 hectares,
divided into three sectors: Torca lagoon, surrounded by
batro and reeds, houses a group of more than 106 species
of birds among which black-necked swans, crows Marsh, coscoroba
swans and coots buds. Here is the Environmental Information
Center, with panels on archeology, bird species and processes
of erosion and reforestation of booking. There is also a
path of 380 meters. on grassland birding; is advisable to
bring binoculars. They are prohibited sailing, fishing and
hunting in the lagoon.
The second sector is Llico forest with exotic species, mainly
eucalyptus trees began to be planted in 1912 to contain
the advance of the dunes. In this sector is the Administration,
with a path through the forest that runs in 30 minutes.
There are camping and picnic sites.
The third sector is the Cerrillos Island, Lake Vichuquén,
which has an area of 2 hectares covered with sclerophyllous
All these places can be visited by tourists wishing to recruit
hostel one of our routes.
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