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Chile Travel Guide

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Chile is a long thin country threaded over the Andes Mountains on the western coast on South America. Its geography varies from northern deserts so southern forests, volcanoes, and lakes. It also holds Easter Island and a section of Antarctica as its territory. The nation as a whole is one of the most stable and prosperous in South America. With its rich history and vibrant culture, travel to Chile is never a bad decision. Our guide to Chile travel has pointers for the best experiences in the Spanish-speaking nation.

Things Not to Miss in Chile

• Vina del Mar coastline
 • Easter Island
 • Pucon
 • Pumalin Park
 • San Pedro de Atacama
 • Torres del Paine National Park
 • Santiago
 • Colchagua and Millahue Valley vineyards

When to Go to Chile

Because of Chile’s length extending along the continent, its seasons vary from place to place. The best time to visit southern Chile, including Torres del Paine, is the summer (December through March) since they become difficult to explore during the winter. The summer days are long; allowing more time to experience all the country has to offer. In the north, summer is the rainy season, which means afternoon rain showers. Central Chile travel is best in the spring or during fall harvest. Winter can be a great time for skiers in the country’s mountain resorts. The capital, Santiago, is best visited during the summer.

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