Called “The three floor city” due to its particular geography, Carahue stands out for being neat, with an extremely attractive urban fitment design. This commune belongs to the Cautín province, in the IX Araucanía Region; its history comes from the times when Pedro de Valdivia founded it as La Imperial in 1551, which later changed to its current name after its refoundation following the occupation of Araucanía in 1882.
The suspension bridge that crosses the Imperial river and the Ruta del Mar are some of the attractions of the city. It has a warm, mild and rainy weather, with rainfall all the year although with less intensity during the summer season.
The average temperature in winter can vary from 18°C (64°F) and 3°C (37°F), while in summer the average goes over 10°C (50°F).