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Twenty kilometres south of Talca is a massive iron bridge over the Río Maule, followed by the turn-off to SAN JAVIER, a bustling little town sitting in the heart of the Maule Valley’s wine country. Its main interest lies in its proximity to two dozen local vineyards spread between and around San Javier and the nearby village of Villa Alegre, all of which are marked on a map distributed by Sernatur in Talca.
Nine kilometres further south South from San Javier, you approach VILLA ALEGRE through a stunning avenue of trees whose branches meet overhead to form a dense green canopy. A stroll down the village’s main street, lined with fragrant orange trees, takes you past grand casas patronales in luxuriant grounds.
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