Penco Tourism

Penco (Mapudungun: "Peumo water") is a Chilean city and commune in Concepción Province, Bío Bío Region on the Bay of Concepción. Founded as the city of Concepción del Nuevo Extremo on February 12, 1550 by Pedro de Valdivia, it is the third oldest city in the country after Santiago founded first in 1541 and La Serena second in 1544. To an outsider, there may be confusion between the demonyms of the inhabitants of Concepción and Penco. Due to the previous location of Concepción, inhabitants of that city are called penquistas while inhabitants of Penco are known as pencones.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Penco, Chile. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Penco is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Penco before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 34.09 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.22 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Penco for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Penco.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.39 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.78 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 48.61 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 60.38 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.65 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 46.52 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.2 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.43 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.52 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Penco

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 55.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.95 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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