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Small Group Full-Day Tour to Isla Negra, San Alfonso del Mar, and Pomaire

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Leave Santiago for the serene central Chilean coast on this 8-hour guided tour. In a small group of no more than eight, visit Isla Negra, home to what is possibly the most interesting of the poet Pablo Neruda's three Chilean homes, filled with art and artifacts collected on his numerous world travels. Continue north up the coast to visit San Alfonso del Mar and the traditional town of Pomaire, known its clay craftworks.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Casablanca, Casablanca, Valparaiso Region

Fertile valleys nestled between the mountains and the ocean are the perfect terroir for some of the best wines in the world. a deep-rooted element in Chile’s culture and identity. Courtesy glass of wine included

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Algarrobo, Algarrobo, Valparaiso Region

It is a popular summer resort for the population of Santiago. It is an upscale community near El Quisco and Valparaíso. The San Alfonso del Mar resort, located north of the city, is home to the it is a popular summer resort for the population of Santiago. It is an upscale community near El Quisco and Valparaíso. The San Alfonso del Mar resort, located north of the city, is home to the world's largest outdoor pool. Stop on the it is a popular summer resort for the population of Santiago. It is an upscale community near El Quisco and Valparaíso. The San Alfonso del Mar resort, located north of the city, is home to the world's largest outdoor pool for photography

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: El Quisco, El Quisco, Valparaiso Region

El Quisco has had a major development in the twentieth century primarily as a place of recreation and residence of important Chilean figures of arts, and culture, but few know their past

Pass By: El Tabo, El Tabo, Valparaiso Region

The origin of the word tabo possibly comes from the mapudungún tafü, cave found under the ground where the calcus (sorcerers) are formed and which, in addition, acts as their abode.

Stop At: Isla Negra Museum House, Poeta Neruda s/n El Quisco, Isla Negra Chile

The Pablo Neruda Foundation is in charge of the preservacion and spreading of the artist’s heritage, they are in charge of three museums, houses that used to be inhabited by the poet. His getaway house in Isla Nera is the most popular, and Neruda’s favorite, and its filled with several personal objects and collections. When visiting you will be able to appreciate several manuscripts, books, bottles, seashells and enormous figureheads that Neruda recolected throughout his life.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Las Cruces, Las Cruces, Valparaiso Region

Of its tourist attractions, the most popular are, of course, the beaches. The main one is Playa Chica (155 meters wide by 80 m long, with thick yellow sand), from which you can see many of the residences of the architectural heritage of Las Cruces; behind a roquerío below is the picturesque fishing cove.

Stop At: Pomaire, Pomaire, Santiago Metropolitan Region

Walking down the main street, stores overflowing with handmade clay ceramics — known as greda — line both sides for as far as you can see. This is perhaps what Pomaire is best known for. Everything is made from a distinctive clay—a rose tinted earthen mixture that is both warm and rustic.

Artisans craft the clay into casserole dishes and bowls ideal for preparing traditional Chilean dishes like cazuela, porotos, and of course, pastel de choclo. In fact, if your pastel de choclo is cooked in anything other than a Pomaire dish, it is not quite authentic.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region

Departure from Santiago city