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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.

Public comments

  • 30, 1899, 00:00

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…

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    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…

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    Hotel Gervasoni

They recommend us

  • "Dear Belen, We are back in Santiago and soon to go back to Belgica and its endless winter! I would like to thank you for all your help, you were really efficient and I will contact you on my next visit…"

    March/2013

    Yolanda Rodríguez

  • "Congratulations and thanks a lot."

    April/2013

    Cándido Martínez

  • "The level of service from the web site was first class."

    November/2012

    Alexander Senchenko (Tour Kundalini)

  • "I would like to recall the punctuality, amability and kindness of the people who picked us up in every transfer during our trip: from Punta Arenas airport to hotel and in all our excursions. It was an…"

    March/2013

    Jesús Casteñer Carrasco

  • "Very nice guide ! Thank you for a very good service."

    June/2012

    Carol Nickless

Certificates

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  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
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Contact us

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