Luxury travel to Valparaiso
Chile's Colorful Port Town
With steep hills overlooking the bay, the architecture and feel is not dissimilair to San Fransisco and the city is home to many furnicular railways to help transport citizens around the steep slopes.
Currently in resurgence there are now many new excellent restaurants and boutique hotels opening. This (and its central location in the country - less than two hours from Santiago) makes it an ideal spot to relax for a day or two in its Mediterranean climate.
When to go
What to do
- Allow yourself to get lost in some of the smaller side streets...there is something new and interesting to surprise you round every corner.
- Take a ride in one of the funicular railways.
- Visit La Sebastiana, the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda's house, now a museum
Trip ideas including Valparaiso
Luxury Chilean Patagonia Tour
Torres del Paine, The Lake District and Santiagofrom $5043 pp for 10 nights, excl international flights
City, Scenery and Easter Island Family Explorer
Santiago, The Lake District, Torres del Paine, Valparaiso and Easter Islandfrom $9736 pp for 14 nights, excl international flights