Valparaíso is one of the distinctive cultural cities of Chile. The enchanting port city and seat of the Chilean parliament has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2003 and attracts visitors from all over the world every year.
The charming city character is world-famous and will simply inspire you. The Chilean Vaplaraíso is about 80 miles away from the capital Santiago de Chile and is located on a bay of the Pacific Ocean, which is open to the north. Less
A sea of small alleys
Palm boulevards and sandy beach
A charming coastal region
Would you like to discover more of the port city during your Valparaíso journey? Then how about a tour from the port of Melle Prat? This way you will have the opportunity to see Valparaíso with its numerous hills from the sea and enjoy a fabulous view. The Naval Museum is also a constant source of inspiration for visitors, which is why it is well worth the trip.
Valparaíso consists of a sea of small alleyways in which there is a lot to discover. Especially worth seeing is the historic city centre around the Cerro Alegre, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Therefore the Chileans proudly call Valparaíso the "Pearl of the Pacific".
The nearby holiday resort Viña del Mar is especially known for the "Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar", one of the most important pop-festival in Latin America. But even without musical events the place is worth a visit during your Valparaíso trip. Especially the beautiful beaches with their palm boulevards offer a great view and also the Parque Sausalito invites visitors to stay.
North of Valparaíso, there are also numerous dream beaches that invite to extended sunbathing, swimming, diving, surfing and snorkeling, so that also these travel desires are considered. One of the most picturesque places in Valparaíso is the Zapallar Beach. Here bright sandy beach meets picturesque hills and the lush flora forms an impressive contrast to the turquoise water. Without a doubt, Zapallar Beach is one of the most charming coastal regions in all of Chile. Less