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Valparaíso – Chile’s Largest Port City


Simply referred to as Valpo, the beautiful city of Valparaíso is nestled on Central Chile's Pacific coast. Located about 120 km to the west of the capital - Santiago de Chile, the city is popularly known for its beautiful seaside views, brightly colored houses and bohemian culture. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2003, Valparaíso is more about roaming the hilly streets in your rental car and admiring its ambiance. An active nightlife and the various artistic events make Valparaíso one of Chile's most desirable vacation destinations.

Things to See and Do in Valparaíso :

  • Casa Mirador de Lukas - With a beautiful vista and a dainty outdoor café, the gallery has several rooms exhibiting artworks of the famous painter and cartoonist - Lukas.
  • Puerto Deportivo - Located on Paseo Muelle Baron, the nautical center is where you can enjoy diving, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing and other water sports.
  • Walking Tours - Hiking is one of the major draws of Valparaíso. Tread the city’s excellent walking routes while taking in the spectacular views.
  • Plaza Matriz - This historic heart of Valparaíso is watched over by the church Iglesia La Matriz. The nearby cabarets and liquor stores make the place livelier.
  • Mirador Diego Portales - The observation deck in the east of the city is where you catch amazing views along with all the colorful hills of central Valparaíso.

Go ahead and make a car rental reservation for Valparaíso with us for a truly amazing trip.