Vicuña

Fall in love with the Elqui Valley

Many consider the Elqui Valley a very special place.

Its different features attract all kind of visitors. First of all, the clear skies (320 days a year) offers a very unique opportunity for astronomic activities and observations. The valley is also the cradle of ancient culture, still alive in local traditions and handicraft.

 
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Elqui Valley

The ground and the climate allows the cultivation of wine and grapes for the famous pisco (Chilean national drink).

A lot of small communities in search of spirituality also exists here - using the special energies of this valley for their visions.

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Las estrellas

Astronomical Centers like Tololo, Alfa Aldea, Amatista, Pangue y Mamalluca.

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Recogiendo Uvas Moradas

The visit to the "pisqueras" and their respective tasting is a unique experience. Among the most recommended are Capel, Aba, Mistral, Los Nichos.

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In Vicuña there is the Gabriela Mistral museum, an interesting exhibition that reflects the main milestones of his life.

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In the town of Montegrande there is the Gabriela Mistral house museum, a building steeped in history.

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In the town of Diaguitas, there is the craft brewery "Guayacán". In addition to the EcoTruly, Krishna temple and different local artisans in clay and burlap

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Just minutes from ElquiTerra, in the town of Villaseca, are the well-known "Solar Kitchens". These are restaurants that prepare their food using the energy of the sun. Definitely a must see.

 

EXTERNAL SERVICES

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Horse riding of different intensities and on different trails

Different types of concoctions are cultivated and prepared throughout the Elqui Valley. Pisco, wine, beer.

Varieties of Astronomical Tours in different towns of Vicuña.

Historic walks through the center of the capital of the Elqui Valley

Bicycle rides throughout all the towns of the Valley.