Cauquenes is the capital city of the Cauquenes Province of the Maule Region. The population limits to the north with the communes of Empedrado and San Javier de Loncomilla, to the south with Cobquecura, Quirihue, San Carlos and Ninhue, to the west with Chanco and Pelluhue, while to the east it borders Parral and Retiro.
Its climate is Mediterranean with temperatures between 7 ° C and 25 ° C. The atmospheric conditions and fertile lands have allowed Cauquenes to be recognized for its wine and agriculture, and both activities have served as economic sustenance for the locals. Gastronomy, pottery and sheep's wool fabrics have also served as attractive trades for tourists.
Among the most important places to visit is the San Alfonso Church, as it is one of the most beautiful religious buildings in the region. Its structure was affected by the 2010 earthquake, so it underwent a restoration process and was inaugurated again in 2013.
Cauquenes is located 356 km away from Santiago, you can get to the city through the Panamerican highway number 5, and at kupos.com we take you to Cauquenes with Los Libertadores bus company. From nearby towns there are also direct trips to Cauquenes, or you can always opt for shared trips, another travel alternative when you are looking to travel comfortably, safely and for less money.
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