Known as the Rock Capital of the Bio Bio Region, Concepcion is the second most important city in Chile as well as the cradle of culture, music and univiersity life. The main attractions in this destination are the nightlife and the local bars where you can enjoy a variety of generous seafood dishes, and live music. In addition, there is art, museums and cultural festivals.
Carriel Sur International Airport is located in Talcahuano, an area of Concepcion. The flight takes approximately 50 minutes from Santiago. It is prepared to receive international flights that cannot land at Santiago Airport due to fog in Autumn or Winter. In case you didn't know, JetSMART is the airline with the most flights to and from Concepcion. More information at: http://carrielsur.cl/
To make your destination a SMART experience, In Concepcion you should not miss visiting the university district and the Casa del Arte, where you will find large and colorful murals. Do not hesitate to stop at every viewpoint you find and enjoy the beauty of its parks and squares covered with araucarias. Visit the Nonguen National Reserve, near downtown Concepcion where you can walk beautiful trails of native flora and fauna.
Concepcion is a destination to go at all times of the year, because there will always be something to do to have a good time. The climate varies a lot, there can be wind, rain, splendorous sun and sea breeze on the same day. Always take a windbreaker or parka with you to protect yourself from the rain, as it could become cloudy and rainy at any time.