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!
Festival of the Virgin of La Tirana Every year, in the town of La Tirana located some 72 km from Iquique, the Festival of the Virgin of La Tirana takes place. More than 250,000 people come to the town to be part of this celebration, which lasts a little over a week. But La Tirana […]
Chancho Muerto Traditional Festival Head to this celebration that takes place in the Maule countryside. This traditional festivity revolves around pork-related products, where their slogan is “We’re celebrating the dead pig (Chanco Muerto) in Talca”. This regional celebration praises the qualities and importance of these animal products in the origins of Chilean cuisine and also […]
Festival of la Pampilla The festival of la Pampilla takes place every year on the 18th and 19th of September in the city of Coquimbo. During this period (and even from weeks before the activity) hundreds of families set up their tents and vehicles on the hills and areas surrounding the Pampilla’s main esplanade. The […]