Chile Creates Largest Marine Reserve in the Americas
The newly protected waters around the Desventuradas Islands contain many marine species found nowhere else on Earth.
Landscapes with a unique and pristine beauty bring life to ecosystems that have abundant biodiversities. Come and enjoy constant contact with nature, be amazed by each native setting and patiently observe Chile’s endemic species. Travel to some of the country’s main national parks and reserves to have an experience of complete respect for the environment and ancient cultures.
Visit the Pan de Azúcar National Park in the north of Chile. You’ll be able to see native species as well as go kayaking or biking during the summer. The campsites and cottages will let you rest up and the small restaurants, offering local produce, will help you recharge your batteries.
In Chile’s central area, explore the La Campana National Park, a declared Biosphere Reserve, which has campsites as well as interpretative trails. A bit further south, you can visit the Radal Siete Tazas National Reserve, which will amaze you with the natural water show of the Claro River.
Don’t miss out on the Villarrica National Park where you’ll see Andean lakes, snow-capped volcanoes and araucarias, or enjoy the thrill of adventure at the Vicente Pérez National Park, which will fascinate you with its rapids, where rafting is ideal. In Patagonia, trek around the trails of the Torres del Paine National Park, and sail along Grey Lake. You won’t regret it!
Nuestra Señora de Andacollo, the Big Festival One of the most characteristic folkloric expressions of the central-northern area of the country is the festival of the Virgin of Andacollo, one of the oldest and largest religious celebrations in Chile. The so-called Big Party, honoring the Virgin of the Rosario, takes place on December 24th, 25th […]
New Year’s Eve by the Ocean Watching the magnificent New Year’s Eve show by the ocean in the cities of Viña del Mar and Valparaiso is a unique, unforgettable and extremely fun experience. There’s joy in the streets, people from all over the world, dancing and an astonishing fireworks show. From the heart of the […]
Valparaíso Arts Festival For nine days straight, the port’s streets fill with colors and light and public areas around Valparaíso are transformed by the art created by its residents. Chilean and international artists come together at the Valparaíso Arts Festival to produce and display their art. Live music, plays, dance, workshops, discourse, dramatic interventions, discussions, […]