- Pamela Brooks
Valparaiso is a charming port city 70 miles northwest of Santiago. Before the construction of the Panama Canal, the "Jewel of the Pacific" was Valparaiso. Though its commercial shipping is no longer what it was, the colorful houses are as inviting as ever, and the city remains be full of artists and romantic couples, their eyes cast towards the bay. It has a very bohemain flair nowadays, with colorful street murals all over the city.
Stroll the boardwalk past abandoned passenger trains converted into cafes, visit Pablo Neruda's house, and don't leave without sampling the local seafood, sopa marina. It's the perfect way to spend a day outside of the busy capital of Santiago.
While on a Chile tour, you'll most likely fly in or out of Santiago. We recommend that you spend a couple days in Santiago and the surrounding area, exploring the different neighborhoods and attractions that Chile's gateway has to offer. One perfect escape from the busyness of the capital is the charming UNESCO World Heritage site and town of Valparaiso, which was once the most important port in western South America. Now you can ride the funicular railways and enjoy a day at a sidewalk cafe.
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All of the below are our best Valparaiso Chile Tours. Any of them can be customized to fit your travel style, and/or you can request something very unique to you.
- Pamela Brooks
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