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The Chilean city of Valdivia is located in the south central part of the country, in the Los Rios region, and is served by Pichoy Airport, a tiny facility situated some 32kms from the city centre. Pichoy Airport supports one regional carrier, LAN, which offers flights to the Chilean capital of Santiago de Chile and Puerto Montt.
Pichoy Airport facilities
Tourism is an important part of the city's economy, with domestic travellers arriving from Santiago de Chile at the airport's small terminal. Basic passenger provisions include car rental in Pichoy Airport, check-in desks, luggage storage, food and drink kiosks, and ground transportation to Valdivia by local bus or taxi.
Pichoy Airport excursions
Valdivia is set on the confluence of two rivers, the Valdivia and the Calle-Calle, with the two halves of the city joined by a number of bridges. Highly valued by Chileans for its culture, colonial buildings and natural beauty, the city sees an influx of visitors every summer and holds many festivals and cultural events at this time.
Best time to visit
Valdivia's climate is oceanic temperate and rainy, with Mediterranean influences and dry summers. Average summer temperatures between December and February sit at around 18?C, with winter lows at 9?C. Rainfall is distributed over the year, with March to October the wet season and hail falling in winter. Humidity in the region is normally high.
Car rental in Pichoy Airport
Car hire in Pichoy Airport is the most comfortable way to get around the city, with bridges and main roads kept in good condition, although side roads can be narrow and potholed. Local drivers often ignore traffic rules and pedestrians, but experienced visiting motorists should be able to cope. For the best deals, compare car hire quotes online during the journey-planning stage.