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Arica

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City of the Eternal Spring

The northernmost city in the country, Arica hugs the Chile-Peru border. This city of around 200,000 has an important port that serves a large section of the region across national lines. Tourism in Arica largely focuses on the city's sandy beaches, popular with surfers and beachgoers alike. Venture a little farther on your trip to Arica to explore its position at the confluence of two fertile valleys, where natural sights include lakes, thermal pools, and agricultural fields. Getting to and from Arica is easy, with the Pan-American Highway joining the town, as well as rail links to Peruvian and Bolivian cities. Arica is in Arica and Parinacota Region. Add Arica and other destinations to your itinerary using our Chile travel route planner , and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
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