Villarrica, in Araucania, is a city of roughly 32,000 people.
Santiago, the national capital, is situated 410 miles (660 kilometers) north of Villarrica, while Mendoza is 480 miles (772 kilometers) to the northeast.
See if you can spot some of the area’s special birdlife by heading to one of the local lakes such as Lake Villarrica or Lake Caburgua. In this region these two lakes are among the best places where visitors can enjoy picturesque sunsets.
If you are into nature, plan a trip to Huerquehue National Park and Villarrica National Park, two protected reserves where visitors to Villarrica often come to get active. These two biological areas are among the best places to get out and enjoy the local flora and fauna.
At the end of the day visit one of the nearby beaches such as Pucon Beach or La Poza and take pleasure in getting back to nature. These are just two of the popular beaches in the Villarrica area.
Part the mists of time with a visit to the Villarrica Historical Museum, one of the most popular history museums. Walk along the collection’s cool hallways and browse the centuries-old artifacts on display.