If Chile is not necessarily the destination to think about when traveling to South America, it is not counting on the richness, diversity and many tourist assets of the country. Landscapes, culture, history, nature, etc. so many reasons to discover this unique country. Discover 5 must-see places for your next trip to Chile holiday destinations!
The Chilean capital, Santiago, will most certainly be your gateway to the country for your trip to Chile. At the foot of the Andes Cordillera, the city still has some colonial houses, originating from Spanish heritage, but it is the 21st century that marks the landscape of the city, with the recent appearance of numerous skyscrapers.
But the city lives up to the rhythm of Chilean culture, and many discoveries await you in Santiago: Mercado Central and Mercado La Vega in the northern quarters, the house of Pablo Neruda, the funicular that leads to the top of Cerro and its famous Virgin of The Immaculate Conception.
Discovered in 1722, Easter Island is today a small piece of Chile at 3800 kilometers off the South American continent, in the Pacific Ocean.
The island, also known as Rapa Nui, is renowned for its 900 monumental statues, the moai and the mystery surrounding the disappearance of its indigenous population in the nineteenth century continues to fascinate travelers.
Lost in the middle of the Ocean, Easter Island is swept by the winds, and its landscape marked by the absence of trees. Between history and mystery, Rapa Nui offers a real change of scenery and a must for any trip to luxury destinations in chile.
The Salar of Atacama
To the south of the village of San Pedro de Atacama, located at about 2,500 meters above sea level, discover the Salar de Atacama, an immense expanse of salt of 320,000 hectares. This real desert is the result of the evaporation of the water loaded with salt accumulated in the soil.
The diversity of reliefs, between lakes, volcanoes and expanses of salt, and unique colors offer travelers breathtaking landscapes. The clean, dry air reveals a view extending up to 70 kilometers.
The Salar of Atacama – stay in Chile
Between Andes and Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park is the most famous of luxury destinations chile and even one of the major tourist attractions of the South American continent. Torres del Paine is a real immersion in the heart of nature. It is characterized by its rich fauna and flora, but also by the extraordinary beauty of its landscapes and reliefs (mountains, lakes, rivers, glaciers).
The Island of Chiloé
Located in northern Chilean Patagonia, Chiloé Island is the second largest island in Chile and is part of a group of islands and islets. You will enjoy the charm of the peaceful fishing harbors and the colorful boats and discover with pleasure the colonies of penguins of the north of the island.
Chile has many other unmissable sites. Including return trips, allow 2 to 3 weeks to get the most out of the destination. Let yourself be tempted by a voyage to South America!
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