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Rancagua – A Combo of Country and City


Rancagua is the perfect combination of country and city. This 'country city' has grown to become one of Chile's most significant agricultural hubs. Exuding history, Rancagua is home to several interesting museums and historical structures. It also strikes the perfect balance between the country's rural pleasures and cultural traditions. The city hosts many exciting Chilean festivals including the National Rodeo Championship. With lots to explore, Rancagua deserves to be on your travel itinerary and a car rental can certainly bring wonders to your tour.

Places to Explore In and Around Rancagua :

  • Paseo Independencia - This is the commercial backbone of the city and also a great pedestrian avenue to stroll, shop and eat.
  • Plaza de los Héroes - Renovated in 2003, this central plaza situated at the east terminus of Paseo Independencia is a nice place for relaxation.
  • Las Termas de Cauquenes - Visit this indoor lodging 31km east of Rancagua to enjoy a rejuvenating thermal bath from hot natural springwaters and an exciting hiking trip in the surroundings.
  • Reserva Nacional Río Los Cipreses - Located east of the city toward the Andes, this national park is a great spot for overnight camping and mountain-biking adventure tours.
  • Sewell - Enjoy taking a tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site located atop El Teniente, the world's largest underground copper mine.
  • Reserve a rental car for Rancagua and make every moment of your stay in the city memorable.