Copiapó, is characterized by regional museums, the Museum of Railways, Museum Mineralogical and Candelaria party among some tourist attractions. Copiapó is a must visit place for travel lovers may know their nearby villages and enjoy the culture.

 You can lease your car in the center of the city of Copiapó in Rio Copiapó Sur #1949, Modulo 1 (Plaza comercio), Tel. +56 52 2528 860 and in the Atacama Desert Airport, Ph. (52) 2528 880.

 

RECOMMENDED ROUTES - EXPLORE COPIAPÓ AND AROUND BY CAR

     

ENGLISH BAY:

It is located 81 km. of Copiapó.

Seaside resort with serene beaches, white sand and turquoise water. It has an average maximum temperature of 20 ° C and minimum 7 ° C. It is also an excellent backdrop for sports such as sailing or sports Kitesurf.

 

VOLCANO OJOS DEL SALADO:

It is located 184 km. of Copiapó.

It is one of the best places in Chile for mountaineering, many foreigners visit it. outstanding  height and still is active

Close to it you visit Nevado Tres Cruces National Park, Lagoon Green and hot springs.

   

PAN DE AZUCAR NATIONAL PARK:

It is located 195 km. of Copiapó.

The park has a beautiful coastline, with the Pan de Azúcar Island, the Chatas Islets and forming rocks the Butterflies.

Among the activities you can do are fishing, diving, and observing wildlife, including foxes, vicuna and Humboldt penguins.

 

 

KEY DATA

Climate Issues

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Temperature High Average

29

29

27

24

21

20

20

22

23

25

26

28

Temperature Minimum Average

14

14

12

10

8

6

5

6

8

10

11

12

Relative Humidity

66

66

68

72

74

72

71

70

69

68

67

67

Sunshine Hours

9

9

8

7

7

6

7

7

8

8

10

9

Amount Rainfall

0

0

0

0

2

4

4

2

0

0

0

0

Rainy Days

1

0

1

2

2

2

2

1

1

2

1

0

 

¿Qué visitar en Copiapó?
 

Copiapó Cathedral

Brothers Matt House

Shrine of the Candelaria

Copió Locomotive

Museum Mining of Tierra Amarilla

Casino Antay

Railway Museum

Villa Vineyard Christ

Mineralogical Museum

     

 

Festivals and Ceremonies

  • The Feast of Candelaria: One of the most important celebrations in the religion, attracts a large number of people to Copiapó. Dances are performed in different group, before the date of the celebration, February 2, different activities are carried out, such as singing "Happy Birthday" to the Virgin of Candelaria, processions, different Masses for each working area, children are blessed, meeting with patients, among others.

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