Know La SerenaLa Serena is capital of the region and the second oldest city in Chile (after Santiago). It has 140,000 inhabitants and multiple attractions (from architecture to beaches and shopping centers) La Serena is a modern urban center, where the tourism and comercial activities are the most important economical activities.
Attractions: Urban infrastructure. Shopping centers, and beaches.
Activities: Walkings, photography.
How to get there: Santiago, Arica, Iquique, Antofagasta, Copiapo-La Serena: Airway.
Anywhere-La Serena: Land route, by Panamericana Highway 5 North (kilometer 473)
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Semiarid. Arid by the north and mild by the south. The shore temperatures are homogeneuos, in the interior the temperature oscillates between day and night time. Rain during winter season.
Services: Housing, food, transportation,outdoor activities.
Surroundings: Andacollo, Las Tacas Beach, Los Hornos Bay, El Tofo Hill, Old Chungungo, La Serena, Coquimbo, Choros Island, Damas Island, La Higuera, La Serena, Las Campanas Astronomy Observatory, La Silla Astronomy Observatory, Blanca Beach, Choros beach, Guanaqueros beach, La herradura beach, Peñuelas beach, Tongoy, Punta Choros, Humboldt Penguin National Reserve.