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Paseo Atkinson: Our most recommended tours and activities

Valparaiso 4-Hour City Tour by Van and Funicular

1. Valparaiso 4-Hour City Tour by Van and Funicular

Go to the Cerro Florida for views of La Sebastiana and to see the House-Museum of Pablo Neruda (admission not included). Continue along a scenic road through the hills on the way to Cerro Concepción. Walk along the Paseo Atkinson and hear the history of the immigrants who settled in Valparaiso during its golden age. Descend to Muelle Prat and visit Plaza Sotomayor to see some of the most traditional landmarks of the city, including 17th-century French style buildings. End with a funicular ride to Paseo 21 de Mayo for a stunning view of the port. Take a look at the ocean-facing amphitheater at the Merchant Marine Viewpoint.

Valparaíso: Full-Day Private Tour with Funicular Ride

2. Valparaíso: Full-Day Private Tour with Funicular Ride

Explore Valparaíso on this private full-day tour, visit a fishermen village, iconic streets, and beautiful parks. Admire the colorful city and make the most of your time in Chile. Get picked up from your accommodation and travel into the city with your driver. Drive to the fish market where you can have a look at the unique and vibrant fish on offer and see the boats arriving with the fresh produce. Discover Viña del Mar with its Flower Clock made in 1962 that's still ticking. Head to Parque Museo Fonck to see the Easter Island original statue, and then go to admire the Oceanic Rock and the Sea Lions sanctuary. Marvel at the magnificent views of Reñaca Beach and ConCon Beach on the way. In the city, ride the hillside funiculars that will take you up into the city's steep hills, where a labyrinth of narrow streets and alleys reveals brightly colored buildings, bohemian cafes, elegant restaurants, and street art on hidden alleys. Head to two of the most famous and eclectic hills, Cerro Concepción and Cerro Alegre. Your guide will bring you to enjoy local cuisine of fresh seafood, seasonal produce, and fine coastal white wines in one of the various restaurants nestled in these picturesque hills. Enjoy a short ride back down the funicular after the city tour and return to the car to head back to the starting point.

Santiago: Valparaíso Walking Tour & Casablanca Wine Tasting

3. Santiago: Valparaíso Walking Tour & Casablanca Wine Tasting

Explore coastal wonders, artistic delights, and Chilean food on a full-day tour from Santiago, Valparaíso, or Viña del Mar. Visit Valparaíso's fish market and other highlights, discover street art in Cerro Concepción, savor local cuisine, and venture to Casablanca Valley for a wine tasting. After a hotel pickup, head to Valparaíso for a walking tour, starting at the bustling Fish Market, where the ocean unveils its daily bounty. Get a real feel for Chile’s quirky seafaring side. Buy or sample freshly caught seafood at the market and enjoy the fishermen's banter. Next, explore the hills of Cerro Concepción and Cerro Alegre, indulging in local cuisine of fresh seafood and coastal white wines amidst picturesque streets (at your expense). Ascend the steep hills on “ascensores” or funiculars, revealing a maze of colored buildings, bohemian cafes, and hidden alleyway street art. Encounter surprises like the famed Red Door and street art on Templeman Lane and the majestic murals of Paseo Galvez. Head to the main Valparaíso square where you can see the building of the Chilean Navy Headquarters and the monument to the Heroes of the Naval Combat of Iquique. See the Piano Staircase, and admire various architectural gems as you walk through Paseo Gervasoni, Paseo Atkinson, and Paseo Dimalow. Dive into the city's history at Sotomayor Square before a lunch break. Continue the adventure to Casablanca Valley's Bodegas RE for a guided wine tour, exploring the garden, liquor room, and underground cellar. Indulge in tastings of RE Pinotel, RE Doble, and RE Cabergnan accompanied by a board of bread, cheese, dehydrated fruit, olives, olive oil, and balsamic wine.

Authentic Valparaiso: Street Art, Funiculars and Port city

4. Authentic Valparaiso: Street Art, Funiculars and Port city

The tour begins in the Prat Pier around two cannons and Tourist Information Office. From this place we will walk to the square to see and compare old pictures of Valparaiso with the current look. After we will move to the hills using the funicular El Peral. The traveller can get a panoramic view of the hills using these means of transport built early twentieth century . You will know the stories about Cerro Concepción and Cerro Alegre. The visit to ancient places located between the narrow streets will immerse you in the cultural atmosphere of a bohemian city. You will enjoy street art, colonial houses and cultural interventions of public spaces to maintain the tradition of local cultural values. The restaurants, cafeteria, art galleries, artist and souvenir shops will allow you to take a special moments and memories of a charming city. This activity departs including Valparaiso Port with the beatiful views of the bay. Later we will move to Sotomayor Square to see the monument and buildings like the Firefighters Dept. Building and the Chilena Navy Headquarters. We will see part of the financial street and contiune to take El Peral funicular, a funny system to get to the hills after see the Court of Appeals. We wil arrive to Paseo Yugoslavo in Cerro Alegre. The Pasaje Bavestrello show the italian heritage and how the people shared his community life in those days. We will enjoy a tasty Alfajor made by local people to support the local business. We will pass by differents places to buy souvenirs, crafts, art, magnetics, jewelry or another product of your interest.The stairs with the song "Latinoamérica" by Calle 13 its a famous colorful place. Later in Pasaje Gálvez show a lot of Street Art with special stories about crimes, politics, cartoons and painting of several artists of the city. The Restaurant La Concepción is a famous restaurant with beatiful terrace with a beatiful view to the sea. We will continue to Paseo Atkinson to enjoy the charming of the british heritage in Valparaiso with wonderful houses with beatiful gardens. We wil pass by the Deutsche Schule of Valparaíso (German College) that shows the important german heritage in the city. Brighton Restaurant offers a panoramic view of the city from the terrace and let you taste the chilean seafood. Pastor Theodor Schmidt passage remember the german pastor that was managing the Lutheran Church. The Hotel Manoir Atkinson show the technique to paint a big wall to resist the environment conditions in all seasons. Piano Staircase will be one of the famous atracctions in the city. The Anglican Saint Paul Cathedral was one of the first places that were built in the hills to maintain a united community. We will walk Paseo Dimalow in Cerro Alegre to enjoy a beatiful view of the hills and offer info about the restaurants around this sector. When finish the tour the guide will let you know how you can get the point that we began the tour. The guide will offer options to lunch or dinner.

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