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Valle del Elqui

Touristic attractions of Valle del Elqui

  • Montegrande


    Monte Grande is a town located 110 meters above sea level, in Valle del Elqui. It´s a small town with one narrow street placed between the river and the hill; it was declared Typical Zone in 1990. It is most important and known because it's the birthplace of Nobel winning poet Gabriela Mistral. In Monte Grande you can find the Main Square, the School…

  • Tololo Observatory Hill

    Tololo Observatory Hill

    Cerro Tololo Astronomical Observatory is an investigation center located 2200 meters above sea level. It has seven high technology optical telescopies. It´s operated by the Asociation of Universities for the Research in Astronomy Incorporation (AURA), in asociation with the National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO), University of Chile and the…

  • Pisco Elqui

    Pisco Elqui

    Pisco Elqui it's an industrial center dedicated to pisco production. The town is located in a zone called La Union, and it has a typical adobe architecture and a display of handmade crafts. The zone features beautiful landscapes, where you can access to wineyards in guided visits. Attractions Vineyards. Pisco industries. Typical handmade crafts…

  • Cochiguaz Valley

    Cochiguaz Valley

    Cochiguaz Valley is a quiet place to live, where people are dedicated to agricultural activity. The waters from the Cochiguaz River is perfect for cultives in the area. The valley is an attractions for those who enjoy meditation and reflexion time, in the middle of a beautiful landscape and different natural resources. Attractions Wineyards.…

  • Elqui River Valley

    Elqui River Valley

    It's one of the better known valleys in Chile because of its agricultural value. The Elqui River Valley has both fertile and arid areas, combined with perfect clear and blue skies. Thanks to winter precipitations, the agricultural activity is possible in the valley. The pisco industry in one of the most important. Also, the attraction has Anima, Diaguita…

  • Vicuña


    Vicuña is the main urban center of the Elqui Valley. Founded in 1821 and located 620 meters above sea level, the town offers a beautiful landscape and different tourism services. With 22.570 inhabitants, Vicuña has beautiful adobe architecture. Some of the constructions are the Bauer Tower, the parroquial church, the Cabildo room, the Historical Museum,…

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