Today we invite you to La Serena, a very beautiful and orderly coastal city. La Serena is a city and commune of Chile, capital of the Coquimbo region. It is one of the most important tourist destinations in the country. Its historic center stands out with a preserved colonial and neoclassical architecture characterized by its balconies, small squares and centuries-old stone churches and its long beaches. It is part of the province of Elqui and borders to the south with Coquimbo and Andacollo, to the north with La Higuera, to the west with the Pacific Ocean and to the east with Vicuña.
La Serana and the Elqui Valley 7 days
Day 1 - Santiago
Arrival at Santiago airport and transfer to hotel. Free afternoon. From overnight
Day 2 - Santiago
Breakfast. The visit of places of interest in the city to visit its Administrative Center where the Palacio de La Moneda is located, surrounded by the ministerial buildings and the Plaza del Cuadrado. We will continue with the view of Plaza de Armas where the central office of the Municipality of Santiago, the old Post Office Building, the National Historical Museum and the Cathedral of Santiago are located today. The Bellavista neighborhood, a bohemian place in the city where there are many restaurants and theaters. The Providencia neighborhood is a place of modern architecture. The Dominican district to visit the National Dominican Monument Church and the artisans neighborhood where you can see the widest selection of typical Chilean handicrafts. You can visit the Costanera Center, one of the most important pedestrian streets in the city. Free afternoon. From overnight
Day 3 - Santiago
Breakfast. In the morning we will visit one of the oldest wine growing areas, where the most traditional and old vineyards are located. Here we will visit the most important of them, Concha y Toro. During the visit we will meet its famous wineries, and of course we will have a wine tasting. You will receive a drink as a souvenir of your visit. Return to the hotel. Free afternoon. From overnight
Day 4 - Santiago, Casablanca Valley Viña del Mar
Breakfast. Departure before morning to visit the beaches of the Central Coast of Chile. We will begin our trip from the hotel in Santiago at 8:00 am. a 120-kilometer trip to the Pacific Ocean. Here you will appreciate the diversity of the landscape of the Curacaví Valley, to continue through the Casablanca Valley, known for the great production of white wine variety Sauvignon Blanc, among others. We will start our visit in Valparaíso, with its picturesque houses, hills and funiculars. There will be a stop at the 21 de Mayo viewpoint, one of the most visited points in the city where you can appreciate the bay of Valparaíso. We will continue with Viña del Mar, the Garden City, with the most important beach in Chile and South America. Sea and vegetation seems to be the perfect combination of this jewel of the Pacific Ocean, located 9 kilometers from Valparaíso. Return to the Hotel in Santiago. From overnight.
Day 5 - Santiago, La Serena
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your flight to the city of La Serena. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon we will visit the city of LaSerena and Coquimbo. You will visit El Pino Hill, La Recova, Archaeological Museum, Francisco de Aguirre Avenue with its museums, the Lighthouse and Mar Avenue to reach the Casino of Coquimbo and Peñuelas. Visit to the Port of Coquimbo, Barrio Inglés and Cruz del Milenio, Guayacán and La Herradura. I return to La Serena. accommodation
Day 6 - Elqui Valley
Breakfast. In the morning we will go to the Elqui Valley. The first stop will be at the Puclaro Reservoir. From here you have a beautiful panoramic view. We will pass through a canned papaya factory, a candied product unique in this area of the country. Arrival at Vicuña Plaza Visit and the Torre Bauer Church. From here we will go to the Pisquera Plant where we will see the distillation process of this unique liquor in this area. Tasting We will continue to Paihuano and Monte Grande instead of Poetisa Gabriela Mistral, Nobel Prize for Literature. Here we will visit the School, House and Tomb of the poet. Lunch. We will visit another Pisquera Plant and an Artisan Fair with typical products of the area. Return in the afternoon to La Serena.
Day 7 - La Serena, Santiago
Breakfast and transfer to La Serena airport for your flight to Santiago where you will connect with your flight back home