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Valparaíso

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Valparaiso was the first commercial port in Chile and today is Patrimony of the Humanity, and the Cultural capital in the country.

The city has 45 hills and a colorful architecture that turn it in a singular city in the world.

Its marvelous social and urban landscape is combined with the National Congress, house of the Chilean Legislative Power.

Attractions

Cultural Interest zone. Interesting architecture.

Activities

Hiking, photography, sport fishing, swimming, sailing.

Location

Fifth region.

How to get there?

Land route, by Route 68 from Santiago.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Mediterraneo weather. There is cloudiness in the shore all year long and the temperature is homogeneous. The annual media precipitations is 450 milimeters during winter time. In the interior, the rain reaches the 250 milimiters per year.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities.

Surroundings

Alicahue, Maitencillo beach, Reñaca beach, Barrio del Puerto, Bosques de Petras, El membrillo bay, Horcon Bay, Papudo bay, Municipal Casino of Viña del Mar, Brunet Castle, Baron Hill, Cordillera Hill, Playa Ancha Hill, Santo Domingo Hill, Concepción and Alegre Hills, Chincolco, National Congreso, Botanical National Garden, Sausalito Lagoon, Prat Pier, Vergara Pier, Ritoque beach, Amarilla beach, Las Salinas beach, Victoria Square, Quinta Vergara, Peñuelas Forestal Reserve, Valparaíso, Viña del Mar.

Some featured hotels in Valparaíso

  • Zero Hotel

    Zerohotel is located at Cerro Alegre, more precisely on Lautaro Rosas street, probably the best kept in all Valparaíso. While Lautaro Rosas is a quiet street, the hotel is placed at walking distance from most of the best restaurants…

    From USD$265 Ref. Double

    Zero Hotel
  • Hotel Ultramar

    Located in the patrimonial area of the Carcel Hill, Hotel Ultramar offers comfort and elegance, with sixteen rooms and a wonderful view of the port and the city of Valparaiso. The rooms are single, matrimonial, twin or suites.…

    From USD$91 Ref. Double

    Hotel Ultramar
  • Hotel Diego de Almagro Valparaíso

    Situated near the beach, Diego De Almagro Valparaiso is in the heart of Valparaiso, steps from Plaza Victoria, Iglesia Catedral de Valparaiso, and Museo de Historia Natural. Also nearby are Casa Mirador de Lukas and Monumento de los…

    From USD$131 Ref. Double

    Hotel Diego de Almagro Valparaíso
  • Hotel Gervasoni

    This is a boutique hotel with victorian inspiration, located in Cerro Concepción hill in a restored large house from 1870. Caring to preserve the style and old european engravers, this hotel combines beauty of anticues with modernity…

    From USD- Ref.

    Hotel Gervasoni

They recommend us

  • "This is the first time I made a reservation in a hotel with VisitChile and it was a good experience. The hotel where I did made my reservation wasn't avaliable in other similar websites (booking.com, etc…"

    March/2013

    Verónica Schenke

  • "Everything was excellent and well coordinated. The attention was really good, everyone is very kind and tour was fully accomplished, just like it was shown on the website. "

    January/2013

    Juvitza Glasinovic

  • "In general terms, we are very satisfied with VisitChile services and its agents, in special, Belen Riquelme, who always answered our questions very quickly and in a gentle and nice way. "

    December/2012

    Cecilia Peretti

  • "The guide we had in Pucon, Alexandre Joly, is excellent. Very knowledgeable about history, traditions, geography, vegetation, animals, vulcanology and a very good narrator. We hope that all the guides…"

    June/2012

    Dan Marinescu

  • "Everything was perfectly, thanks a lot!"

    February/2013

    Reto Zwahlen

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