Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
The Most Beautiful Places to Visit in ChileFrom its unique culture, geography, and even its unorthodox shape, Chile stands out as one of the must-visit locations in South America. Whether it’s for an extended trip or as just one of the spots on your Grand American Adventures, there are a number of beautiful places to visit during your stay.
Torres del Paine National Park
This National Park offers some of the most spectacular views in Patagonia, in the south of the country. There’s glaciers, mountain lakes, waterfalls, and the Cerro Paine mountain range which is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts.
The Atacama Desert is the driest, non-polar desert in the world. While this region is home to some of the most awe-inspiring sights on the planet, the best might be the Valle de la Luna, where centuries of strong winds have resulted in large sand dunes and stone formations that mimic the surface of the moon.
Valparaiso is a large, seaport city nestled away in the hilltops northwest of Santiago. It’s famous for its brightly colored houses, eye-catching street art, and cobblestone streets that make exploring this sprawling city a joy for anyone who visits.
When visiting the Lake District in Southern Chile, you'd be forgiven for thinking you were in the Swiss Alps. Thanks to it’s heavy Germanic influence from immigrants in the 19th century, this picturesque setting is a unique region that should be on everyone’s itinerary when they visit the country.