Concepcion in Bio-Bio is inhabited by some 220,000 people.
Concepcion is situated about 270 miles (435 kilometers) southwest of Santiago, the national capital, and 360 miles (579 kilometers) southwest of Mendoza.
Study the displays, browse the galleries and get acquainted with the local lore in some of the local museums such as the Casa del Arte and the Museo Hualpen. Of the several collections in Concepcion these are among the most highly praised.
Iconic Plaza de la Independencia is the perfect place to rest those weary feet and observe the day to day rhythms of Concepcion. Treat yourself to a local snack, mingle with locals, and you’ll soon see why this square is so loved by Concepcion residents.
El Morro Beach, is a great place to spend the day when the sun is shining. Soak up the relaxing atmosphere, notice the changing seasons and enjoy being outdoors. Take off your shoes and wander the water’s edge or simply enjoy the view.
Discover local history by taking a trip to the Galeria de la Historia, one of the more popular historical museums. Admire the center’s fascinating exhibits and examine the ancient relics that are on show.
The Huascar and the Catedral de la Santisima Concepcion, are two more interesting landmarks sure to please travellers of all ages in Concepcion.