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La Serena— 13 nights
City of Churches
Packed with old stone churches in a unique urban landscape, La Serena represents one of Chile's oldest settlements, equally popular with architecture buffs and beachgoers.Deepen your sense of the past at sights like San Agustin, Convent and Church and Cementerio Ingles. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Playa Guanaqueros. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Serena: Reserva Nacional Pinguino de Humboldt (in Punta Choros), Pisco Elqui (Dona Josefa de Elqui - Pisco Artesanal, Iglesia de Pisco de Elqui, & more) and Tongoy (Humedal de Pachingo & Playas Socos). The adventure continues: look and learn at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, stroll through Enchanted Valley (Valle del Encanto), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Chica de Andacollo, and see the interesting displays at Observatorio Astronomico Collowara.
To see where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the La Serena trip itinerary builder website .
Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in La Serena
Coquimbo, Ovalle, Pisco Elqui, Vicuna, Tongoy
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