Situated south of La Ligua, along the Panamericana, in a closed in valley. During the indigenous period, gold was mined here by the old system of gold panning.
These are cold thermal springs, found 10 km to the east of La Ligua.
Valle de Longotoma (Longotoma Valley)
Situated 15 km north of La Ligua...
The city La Ligua was founded on 21 June 1754 by the Governor of the Kingdom, Lieutenant Colonel Domingo Ortíz de Rozas, who named it ‘Villa Santo Domingo de Rozas’. There are various versions of the origin of the word ‘Ligua’. One of them tells that it comes from the indigenous word ‘Lihuén’, which means ‘the morning’...