Things to Do in Chile

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A collective of cutting-edge jewelers can be found across the foyer at Ají. Read More

Vendors hawk remnants of the city's glory days amid the crooning of tango singers every Sunday. Score flea-market finds (rare Condorito comics depicting... Read More

After 111 years, porteños of all ages still seek refuge here come nightfall. It's familiar, friendly, and lively, with a long, low bar, a few... Read More

Culturally immersive itineraries in Africa, Asia, and Europe, among other places, are infused with the expertise of local staff such as Sangay Wangchuk,... Read More

The winery's restaurant offers lunch among the vines with a sophisticated spin on Chilean standards: fried congrio, a local fish, comes with a frothy... Read More

The massive preserve covers 8,000 acres of forest and has six pristine miles of oceanfront. Guides lead guests to see the old-growth forests, giant 4... Read More

Here, French owner Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle (heiress to the Grand Marnier fortune) produces Clos Apalta, the premium line of Casa Lapostolle, in a... Read More

Steps from the café-lined Plaza Aníbal Pinto, expat owner James Henkel hosts frequent art exhibits and readings in his bookstore,... Read More

Earthwatch Institute promises a “National Geographic moment” for volunteers on the Easter Island Culture expedition. Working with scientists... Read More

Latin America's most famous dance has long thrived in Valparaíso; the uninitiated may be satisfied with performances at Bar Cinzano and La Piedra... Read More

The store carries avant-garde clothing sold in the parlor of a 20th-century mansion. Read More

When fashion-savvy Santiagans want to buy locally, they head to Kebo, for Carla Godoy's flirty skirts and kimonos Read More

Viña Montes's feng shui–enhanced La Finca de Apalta Estate is home to the voluptuous Montes Alpha M, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon,... Read More

With separate areas for different styles of music and dance, this fantastically cavernous warehouse of a club (it has room for 1,000 people) dominates a... Read More

Although showing its age, Pablo Neruda's five-story former residence is packed with tourists—and the Nobel Prize–winning poet's eclectic... Read More

Explore the valley on foot, horseback, or bicycle, or visit the family cheese operation (the Matetics make a killer sheep's-milk cheese), and cap the... Read More

In the 1990's, renowned Chilean masters such as Roberto Matta, Nemesio Antunez, and Roser Bru adorned the exteriors of houses with a series of 20... Read More

Showcasing the work of more than 300 local artists, the Museo de Artes Visuales, or MAVI, serves as a center for Chilean contemporary art. Read More

Latin America's first fashion museum. The state-of-the-art facility, bankrolled by textile scion Jorge Yarur Bascuñán, features an 8,000... Read More

The 96-year-old Neoclassical palace houses 2,700 canvases by Chilean and global painters. Read More

See relics of Chile's maritime heritage: there's a room dedicated to Bernardo O'Higgins, the principal leader in Chile's fight for independence, and... Read More

Ona is a gold mine for one-of-a-kind Chilean keepsakes such as ox-horn necklaces, alpaca scarves, and cacique ponchos. Read More

The shop carries Juan José Soto's limited-edition men's wear (like silk-screened denims). Read More

Tiny tables, flattering lighting, potent pisco sours (lime juice mixed with grape brandy and foamy egg white), and a friendly, multilingual Dutch owner... Read More

In muralist Patricio Peña Oltra's gallery, sift through the works of 36 emerging local artists, stacked in boxes and leaning against the walls.... Read More

You'll find an array of costume jewelry, books, and antiques. Read More

Top Tip: Take a road trip from Putre, in the north, to Visviri and back. You’ll traverse the high plains close to the Bolivian border at 12,000... Read More

Explora also has a Travesía (Spanish for "journey") tour to the Salar de Uyuni—one of the world’s highest salt flats—between... Read More

Chile's tourism authority is promoting the UFO Route, a mountainous strip within the southern Maule region where more than 100 UFO sightings have been... Read More

The two-hour tour of the 136-year-old, 345-acre Viña Errázuriz begins among the garden's fountains and fragrant sweet peas, and climbs... Read More

Chilean architect José Cruz Ovalle (a former sculptor) has created an elegantly sinuous pavilion of curved laminated wood to house the tasting... Read More

Viña Viu Manent offers hot-air balloon rides and recently opened a chic Andean handicrafts boutique. Read More

Built to resemble a typical Chilean country house, this oak-and-stone winery is already turning out award-winning wines—after only four vintages.... Read More

The winery give lessons on biodynamic winemaking. Read More

Javiera Munizaga's shoes (zebra-patterned flats, alligator stilettos) are favorites of the well-heeled. Read More

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