VIñA DEL MAR
Know Viña del Mar
The "City Garden" is located in the Chilean central coast, 100 kilometers from Santiago. It is one of the most important tourist centers of the country. It has beautiful beaches, excellent hotel infrastructure, interesting neighborhood, restaurants, handicraft, a Casino, and all kind of attractions to visit.
Among its attractions is the Jardín Botánico Nacional, where different species of the native flora of the zone can be observed. One of its emblems is the clock of flowers, in front of Caleta Abarca. Also, it has museums as the Naval, Archaeological, and other historical buildings as the Palacio Carrasco or the Presidencial de Cerro Castillo, the President’s residence for rest.
It is outstanding for its culture, as the internationally famous Festival de Viña del Mar, the celebrations of New Year, and the Festival International de Cine.
Attractions: Resorts, natural areas, culture, architecture, gastronomy, night-life, handicraft, flora and fauna.
Nautical sports, photography, hiking, excursions, outdoor activities, festivals.
How to get there: All year long.
When to go:
Airway, to Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, in Santiago. Then by land through Del Pacífico Highway or Road CH-68 to the west.
Food, transportation, accommodations.
Surroundings: Valparaíso, Villa Alemana, Quilpué.