Valparaiso

Valparaiso Travel Guide

Articles about Valparaiso

By Donna Heiderstadt

Hotels in Valparaiso

The Location: The stunning seaside town of Valparaíso, where the steep, zigzagging streets are dotted with colorful houses, is just two hours north of Santiago (the Spanish translation for the town’s name is “Paradise Valley”).

Restaurants in Valparaiso

Since 1984, porteños have come for the filling German specialties at this downtown institution. It starts dishing out pork and sauerkraut, potatoes with rollmops (herring-encased pickles), and goulash with noodles at 9 a.m.

Things to do in Valparaiso

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 primitive refrigerators, and creaky crooked floorboards.