Santa Cruz is a small town in Chile’s Colchagua Valley. It has around 40,000 inhabitants and is the obvious base-camp for exploring the famous Colchagua Valley as well as (for example) Lolol, Apalta, Cachapoal, Rapel,
Here are a few city guides to some of the cities we visit. It is short introductions to each city (or town) that will give you a flavour of what it is like and some practical information.
We hope that it will give you even more of a desire to go there!
It’s as if someone had laid out the city on a chequerboard. The streets form an orderly pattern of squares, in the historic centre at least, arranged around the central square, Plaza Independencia. Mendoza is