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Isla Negra and Pablo Neruda Museum Day Trip from Santiago

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  • 8 hr

Departure from the hotel in the morning heading for the central coast. The tour’s destination is Isla Negra, a small beachside resort in the El Quisco district that has earned its fame around the world due to its lovely surroundings and intimate relationship with poet Pablo Neruda. He wrote most of his work in this residence, that houses a museum today. Built in 1939, the building displays a peculiar architecture due to the combination of low-cost materials with artistic ingeniousness. Inside, collections of bottles, figureheads, shells and other objects picked up by Neruda during his life can be admired. After visiting the museum and on the way to Santiago, a stopover at Pomaire follows. It’s a small village of artisans in the Melipilla district, where visitors may shop for crafts –especially clay objects – and enjoys lunch in one of the restaurants serving typical Chilean food. At the end of tour we return to Santiago.  Notes: Museum closed on Mondays and holidays.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Casa Museo Isla Negra, Poeta Neruda s/n, Isla Negra Chile

: At the start of the day, you’ll depart from the hotel in Santiago towards the central coast. The destination of the tour is Isla Negra, a traditional town in the commune of El Quisco that has gained international fame thanks to its beautiful landscape and a close relationship with the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, who wrote an important part of his work there, in that house that today has become a museum. The architecture of this 1939 construction is very peculiar due to the combination of materials of low economic cost and great artistic richness. Inside are the bottles, figureheads, conches and other objects that Neruda collected during his life. After the visit of the museum, on your way back to Santiago, you’ll make the obligatory stop in Pomaire, a small town of artisans belonging to Melipilla, where you can visit the craft shops where the work in clay. There you’ll also have time to lunch at one of the local restaurants offering typical Chilean food. At the end of the tour, you’ll return to the hotel in Santiago.

Duration: 6 hours