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The most beautiful places in Chile
Inserted: 07.03.2017
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Due to its extremely elongated shape, Chile is a very landscaping country. From the north to the south half of the country occupies the desert Atacama and the second rugged Patagonia. The east of the country is bounded by the endless ridge of Andes. You will find here a number of truly beautiful places.

#1
Cuernos del Paine

Monumental granite towers

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| Altitude: 1 614 m / 5 295 ft

At the heart of the Torres del Paine National Park are the massive granite towers Cuernos del Paine headed by… continue reading

#2
Chungara lake

Chile's Lake Jewel

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| Altitude: 4 561 m / 14 964 ft

Highly lying, the large Chungara Lake (4,561 meters above sea level) is one of the most beautiful… continue reading

#3
Parinacota

The most beautiful volcano in the world

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| Altitude: 6 342 m / 20 807 ft

Among the most beautiful volcanoes of Bolivia and the whole world, there is, by a white cap decorated,… continue reading

#4
Geiseres el Tatio

Highly laid geysers

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| Altitude: 4 720 m / 15 486 ft

Geiseres el Tatio (4270 m asl) is one of the biggest attractions in San Pedro de Atacama. It is the largest… continue reading

#5
Salar de Atacama

The second largest salar of the world

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| Altitude: 2 303 m / 7 556 ft

Only a few miles south of San Pedro de Atacama is the second largest salar of the world. There are also nice… continue reading

#6
Garganta del Diablo

Red rock gorge

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| Altitude: 2 530 m / 8 301 ft

The entire area of San Pedro de Atacama is full of interesting eroded rock formations and gorges. Six… continue reading

#7
General Carrera lake

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| Altitude: 202 m / 663 ft

On the border between Chile and Argentina lies the beautiful Lake General Carrera (other name Lago Buenos… continue reading

#8
Jerez Canyon

Green thread on Altiplano

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| Altitude: 2 700 m / 8 858 ft

Forty kilometers south of San Pedro de Atacama is the small, dusty town of Toconao, which serves as a… continue reading

#9
Gray Glacier

The most famous glacier in Torres del Paine

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| Altitude: 442 m / 1 450 ft

One of the most interesting places of the Torres del Paine National Park is the Gray Glacier – one of the… continue reading

#10
Villarica volcano

Tourists favorite volcano at Pucón

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| Altitude: 2 847 m / 9 341 ft

Beautiful and especially still active, the Villarica volcano is without debate the largest dominant in Pucón… continue reading

#11
Lago Nordenskjold

The most picturesque lake in Torres del Paine

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| Altitude: 65 m / 213 ft

Directly below the monumental towers of Cuernos del Paine lies the beautiful glacier lake Lago Nordenskjold.… continue reading

#12
Huerquehue National Park

Back to Prehistory

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| Altitude: 1 270 m / 4 167 ft

A beautiful Huerquehue National Park is located just outside Pucon. This is renowned for the mighty Arukari… continue reading

#13
Valparaiso

The most beautiful city of Chile

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| Altitude: 54 m / 177 ft

Due to its colorful houses and historical lifts, the city of Valparaiso is very often visited by tourists. In… continue reading

#14
Lanín Volcano

A mighty peak at the Chilean-Argentine border

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| Altitude: 3 776 m / 12 388 ft

The massive volcano Lanin (3,776 meters asl) is directly on the Chilean-Argentine border. Renowned mainly by… continue reading

#15
Road Ruta CH60

Majestic highway through the Andes

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| Altitude: 2 877 m / 9 439 ft

Road 60 is one of Chile's most beautiful roads. It is essentially the main link between Santiago de Chile and… continue reading

#16
Valle del Encanto

A mysterious valley full of cactuses

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| Altitude: 198 m / 650 ft

Only a short distance from the city of Ovalle is the mysterious valley – the Valle del Encanto, where grown… continue reading

#17
Santiago de Chile

The capital of Chile

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| Altitude: 574 m / 1 883 ft

Santiago de Chile is Chile's oldest, largest and capital city. Historical sights can be found nearby the main… continue reading

#18
Magellan's Strait

The famous Strait

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Not perhaps the most beautiful but certainly very interesting is Magellan's Strait separating Patagonia and… continue reading

#19
Caldera town

Volcanic cliffs and the ocean

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| Altitude: 19 m / 62 ft

The port city of Caldera located on the edge of the Atacama desert is not in itself very interesting. There… continue reading

#20
Chanaral

Typical city of Atacama desert

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| Altitude: 3 m / 10 ft

If you want to experience the true ataxian atmosphere, stop on your way in Chile in Chanaral. The gigantic… continue reading

#21
Arica

The northernmost city of Chile

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| Altitude: 27 m / 89 ft

The town of Arica is an interesting location in the north of Chile. On the one hand, it is a transit station… continue reading

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