Chile

Destinations

Destinations


Regions

 Northern Chile (Regions of Arica-Parinacota, Tarapacá, Antofagasta, Atacama and Coquimbo)
Visit the driest desert in the world, archeological ruins and the Andean highlands.
 Central Chile (Regions of Valparaíso, Santiago, O'Higgins and Maule)
The heart of the country, you can visit the main cities, famous vineyards and some of the best ski resorts in the Southern Hemisphere
 Southern Chile (Regions of Biobío, Araucanía, Los Ríos and Los Lagos)
The land of the Mapuches, lakes, rivers and the mythological Chiloé island.
 Patagonia (Regions of Aysén and Magallanes)
Fjords, ice caps, lakes and forests.
 Juan Fernández Islands
Robinson Crusoe Island and other islands
 Easter Island (Rapa Nui or Isla de Pascua)
A lonely island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, home of one of the most mysterious civilizations in the world.

Cities

  • Santiago — the capital and largest city of the country
  • Concepción — Chile's second largest city
  • Iquique — touristic center in Northern Chile
  • La Serena — a charming city, with many things to do in and around it
  • Punta Arenas — one of the southernmost cities of the world
  • San Pedro de Atacama — visitors come in large numbers to use the town as a stepping stone to the amazing landscapes around it
  • Valdivia — the "City of Rivers", rebuilt after the strongest earthquake in history
  • Valparaíso — main Chilean port and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Vina del Mar — the principal touristic attraction: beaches, casino and an iconic music festival

Other destinations

  • Chiloé Island — the largest island of the country
  • Laguna San Rafael National Park — includes the San Rafael Glacier, accessible only by boat or plane
  • Lauca National Park — the Lago Chungará, one of the world's highest lakes, overseen by the mighty Volcán Parinacota
  • Pichilemu — Chile's premier surfing destination
  • Robinson Crusoe Island — well known for its jungles and endemic flora
  • Torres del Paine National Park — the mountains, lakes and glaciers, including the Towers of Paine
  • Valle de Elqui — a wine and pisco producing area, also known for its astronomical observatories
  • Valle de la Luna — breathtaking desert landscape with impressive sand dunes and rock formations
  • Villarrica — surrounded by lakes and volcanoes

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