VIñA DEL MAR
Know Viña del Mar
Viña del Mar is the tourism capital of the country. The garden city has beautiful vegetation and eight miles of coast and beaches to enjoy the summer time. Some of its attractions are Quinta Vergara, Sausalito Lagoon, the Sporting Club and the Botanical Garden, with many tourist and urban services. With a colorful architecture, the city holds the International Song Festival of Viña del Mar, every february.
Attractions: Urban and tourist equipment. Calm waters.
Activities: Hiking, bicycle ridings, photography, sport fishing, swimming, rowing, flora and fauna contemplation.
How to get there: From Santiago: Land route, by Route 68 or Route las Palmas Way.
From Valparaiso: Land route, by freeway Viña-Valparaiso or España Ave.
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Mediterranean 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, casino.
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.