Valle del Elqui, La Serena

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Take a tour of Valle del Elqui to learn about the region's culture and observe the natural beauty of Chile. See the childhood home of the nation's first Nobel Laureate, Gabriella Mistral, after learning about her life at the museum dedicated to her. The region grows fruits and grapes used in winemaking, as well as Chile's most popular liquor, pisco. While touring through the valley, stop at one of the pisco distilleries to learn more about the production. Visit the Elqui River dam and get an even better view of the spectacular landscape. Make Valle del Elqui part of your personalized La Serena itinerary using our La Serena tourist route planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    It's beautiful, walk their streets and eat in its restaurants is a must! If starry sky and the tranquility that reigns in wonderful! We must take advantage of purchasing pisco and wines!
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  • August 12, 2017
    The Elqui Valley, a mystical Valley that night worth a visit to appreciate the stars and constellations, if you need to align your chakras you are at the right place.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Explore the Valley and its picturesque villages is a very nice walk whether for a day or to stay and enjoy the tranquility, peace and their beautiful skies for many days
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La Serena provides a varied selection of sleeping options, with the area between the main bus station and the town center featuring at least one hostel on every street. Despite this abundance of lodgings, many hotels book up fast at the height of the tourist season (summer: January-February), and some refuse visitors on single-night stays. If you're looking for the ultimate in space and comfort, consider renting a furnished apartment on the coastline.
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