Iquique

San Pedro
de Atacama

Bahía Inglesa

Valle
del Elqui

Santiago

Litoral
central

Rutas del Vino

Isla de Pascua

Pucón y
Villarrica

Chillán

Valdivia

Saltos del Laja

Chiloé

Lago General Carrera
y Catedral de Mármol

Laguna
San Rafael

Torres del Paine

Punta Arenas y
Estrecho de Magallanes

Carretera Austral

Arica to Coquimbo

The Northern Zone of the country is known for its warm climate and unique landscapes, from the arid desert to the white and paradise like beaches that adjoin the Pacific Ocean. Its natural conditions have put the North A at the forefront of Astronomy and Mining.

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Iquique

The city marvels its visitors with its mix of history and tourism. At Playa Cavancha, the main resort of the region, you can enjoy white sands and take a dive in the Pacific Ocean. The city offers many museums that remember the historical richness of the area and is the starting point for travelers who want to see the South American highlands.

San Pedro de Atacama

It mixes the archaeological attractions and vestiges of the Chinchorro and Atacameña cultures with majestic northern landscapes, as well as the impressive rock and sand formations of the Valle de la Luna, the diverse wild life of the Salar de Atacama lakes and the altiplano, along with the multiple thermal sources of El Tatio geysers.

Bahía Inglesa

Bahía Inglesa Ideal for travelers in search of rest, captivating with its calm and turquoise waters, which guarantee a relaxing experience. In Bahía Inglesa you can enjoy the kindness of Caldera's nature and culture, as well as its rich marine gastronomy and adventure sports.

Valle del Elqui

It offers an ideal experience for nature lovers in search seeking to rest. The healing energies that are attributed to this area of Chile and the historical richness of the Valley transform it into one of the most visited tourist destinations. In addition to being the first International Dark Skies Sanctuary of the World, the valley presents the ideal conditions for a thriving wine and pisco industry.

From Valparaíso to Maule

Global modernization along with the most deeply rooted local traditions coexist in the Central Zone, where some of the most important cities of Chile are located, including Santiago – the versatile capital of the country – and Valparaíso – cultural capital and World Heritage Site – Only two hours of travel separate the ski centers of the Andes Mountains with the Pacific beaches, making this area the perfect destination for those who seek adventure in an urban environment.

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Santiago

Cosmopolitan and diverse, the city of Santiago captivates with vibrant urban life and endless things to do. It houses the main financial, administrative, commercial and cultural centers of the country. A few kilometers from the city, varied ski slopes and areas for adventure sports offer a downtime for nature lovers.

Easter Island

Declared World Heritage Site by Unesco, the island of Rapa Nui comprises a unique territory and one of the most isolated locations in the world. Wrapped in mystery and enchantment, the island is known worldwide for its Moai, colossal volcanic stone monuments that continue to baffle scientists and historians. Its paradisiacal beaches, trekking routes and rich gastronomy are part of its wide tourist offer. If you are planning a trip to Rapa Nui, do it ahead of time taking into account the new Law 21.070 on Residence and Permanence in Rapa Nui.

Institutions

Central Coast

Excellent tourist area, which captivates its visitors with the magnificent benefits of its hundreds of kilometers of coastline, which include Viña del Mar, Zapallar, Maitencillo and Concón, along with the traditional spas of the "Litoral de los Poetas". In addition, you can enjoy all the cultural wealth of the Historic District in the port city, an area recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Wine Routes

From the Limarí Valley to the valleys of the Maule Region, the different Wine Routes offer a wide range of tourist spots and associated products. You will be surprised with an enormous variety of vineyards with deep family roots and others that incorporate the use of technology with Chilean roots, putting you right at the center of the processes, the elaboration and distribution of Chilean wine, as well as the history, environment and traditions of each vineyard. The Valleys of Casablanca, Maipo and Cachapoal are stand out destinations, among others.

Bio-Bio to Los Ríos

The confluence between a Mediterranean and humid oceanic climate with intense rainfall during winter makes this area a unique place, characterized by its vibrant vegetation and numerous rivers and lakes. The warmth of its population and a world-class tourist offer allow its visitors to enjoy the very best of southern Chile.

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Chillán

One of the gastronomic capitals of Chile, Chillán offers attractions for all tastes. Relaxation and adventure are mixed in their ski centers, native forests and thermal water springs, while country walks and traditional customs are kept alive in places like San Carlos, home town of the renowned artist Violeta Parra.

Saltos del Laja

This waterfall is a place that has immense tourist attraction in the Biobío Region and which is worth visiting if you are in the area. The four waterfalls range between 40 and 50 meters high, create waterfalls with such force that they bathe their visitors as they walk the trails to explore the place. In addition, you can perform different activities, such as horseback riding and trekking, which allow you to see unique species. For more information, you can check in: Laguna del Laja Learn more about our country in Fundación Imagen de Chile y Chile.Travel

Pucón and Villarrica

The area offers a wide range of activities and tourist attractions to visit, such as the Huerquehue National Park, and splendid natural wonders such as Lake Verde, Lake Tinquilc and lakes Calafquén and Caburgua, with incredible turquoise colored water. Both cities reflect the history of their colonization and their coexistence with the traditions of the Mapuche people, which can be seen in its attractive architecture, traditions and gastronomy.

Valdivia

The Pearl of the South is a must-see destination for lovers of history, culture and nature. Valdivia is characterized by its cultural legacy, coming from both the Mapuche people and the Spanish conquerors as well as the German settlers, which is crystallized in a gastronomic legacy, especially in its exquisite craft beers, sausages and chocolates. Its millenary forests of larches and olives complement the cultural and architectural heritage of the continent's oldest southern city.

Chiloé

Land of myths, legends and traditions, visiting the Big Island of Chiloé is entering a magical world of surprising cultural and natural richness. Discover its picturesque stilt houses, its colorful wooden churches -16 of which were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO-, or visit some of its cinematic landscapes through its trekking routes or kayaking through its wonderful canals.

Aysén to Punta Arenas and the Chilean Antarctic Territory

One of the world’s most remote regions, Chilean Patagonia astounds visitors with its magnificent and imposing natural landscapes, fjords and glaciers, together with highly diverse flora and fauna. Everything that Patagonia has to offer can be discovered through a wide variety of activities, either on foot, on horseback or by boat, etc.

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General Carrera Lake and the Marble Cathedral

This official nature sanctuary located on the General Carrera Lake (the largest lake in Chile) captivates visitors with its striking colors, textures and size. Explore the chambers and caves created by water erosion of the marble formations along the lake’s shore. These marble islets, together with the magnificent color of the lake’s water, makes for an unforgettable memory.

San Rafael Lake

This magnificent and imposing UNESCO Biosphere Reserve glacier wall emerges from the San Rafael Glacier, carving out its route through native vegetation, and captivating the thousands of people who visit this national park every year. The park is made up of more than 1,700 hectares which invite visitors to navigate its canals and fjords forged by the grandeur of nature, making San Rafael Lake the perfect destination.

Carretera Austral

More than 1,000 kilometers of natural beauty await on this scenic route through Chilean Patagonia. The Carretera Austral enchants all those who visit, with pristine landscapes and pure air that only those who have experienced this route have been fortunate enough to breathe. Starting in Puerto Montt and ending in Villa O’Higgins, the Carretera Austral connects some of the most beautiful locations in the south of Chile, such as Caleta Tortel, Coyhaique, Futaleufú and the Baker River.

Torres del Paine

These giant granite formations crafted by glacial ice are one of the main attractions in the south of Chile. This spectacle of nature offers unforgettable routes to explore. In addition to contemplating the magnificent landscape, visitors can also observe the wide variety of flora and fauna that is native to the extensive Torres del Paine National Park.

Punta Arenas and the Strait of Magellan

The Strait of Magellan marks the end of the world’s southernmost continental landmass and joins the planet’s two largest oceans: the Pacific and the Atlantic. On its shores lies the city of Punta Arenas, a traditional port and sheep farming hub, which is also a gateway to Antarctica. The city captivates visitors with its clean air and sophisticated European architecture. On the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, you can learn more about the history and traditions of the Kawésqar and Selknam peoples, indigenous to the south of Chile.