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14 nights from Valparaiso (Chile) with Le Lyrial

Antarctic: Chile, Argentina

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Cruise code MANCOM5052024101914
Oct 19, 2024
from ¥1,401,061
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Cruise itinerary

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Valparaiso

Valparaiso

The fascinating history of Valparaiso

Valparaiso, in Chile, is a city with deep historic roots dated back to Spanish colonial period. Founded in the 16th century, the city played a crucial role as an important trading port on the Pacif Ocean routes. Its colorful architecture and picturesque alleys tell stories of sailors, pirates and traders that contributed to shape its unique identity over centuries.

Climate

Valparaiso has a temperate Mediterranean climate that provides sunny and pleasant days during throughout much of the year. Summers are hot and dry, while winters are mild and humid. This climatic variety creates an ideal environment for exploring the city and enjoying its attractions in all seasons.

Attractions not to be missed in Valparaiso

Valparaiso is famous for its cerros, the hills dominate the city offering breathtaking views of the Pacif Ocean. Visitors can explore the colorful neighbourhoods of Cerro Alegre and Cerro Concepcion, full of urban art, trendy cafès and art galleries. Muelle Prat, Mercado El Cardonal and the Museo a Cielo Abierto are just some of the city's not to be missed attractions.

Local Gastronomy: authentic Chilean flavours

Valparaiso's cuisine is a feast for your palate, offering Chilenian traditional dishes such as empanada, ceviche, pastel de choclo and the chileno hot dog. Local markets are full of fresh produce such as seafood, avocados, chillies and fine wines from Chile's neighbouring wine regions.

Enjoy a unique experience with a cruise from Valparaiso

To enrich your visit in Valparaiso with a special touch, consider booking a cruise that directly depart from the city. Cruising along the Chilean coast offers breathtaking views of the region's cliffs, beaches and hidden bays. By booking a cruise from Valparaiso, you will enjoy an unforgettable experience that will allow you to appreciate the beauty of the Chilean coastline from a unique perspective.

Chilean Fjords

Chilean Fjords

Tortel

Tortel

Pia Glacier

Pia Glacier

Chilean Fjords

Chilean Fjords

Alberto De Agostini Ntl Park

Alberto De Agostini Ntl Park

Cape Horn

Cape Horn

Puerto Williams

Puerto Williams

Ushuaia

Ushuaia

Historical Charms of Ushuaia

Ushuaia, located in Argentina, holds a fascinating history as the southernmost city in the world. Originally established as a penal colony in the late 19th century, Ushuaia has transformed into a thriving hub for adventure tourism and scientific research. The city's past as a remote outpost adds to its allure, with remnants of its penal colony history visible in landmarks like the Presidio.

Diverse Climate of Ushuaia

Ushuaia experiences a cool-temperate climate influenced by its southern location near the Antarctic Circle. Summers are mild with long daylight hours, perfect for exploring the surrounding mountains and Beagle Channel. Winters bring snowfall and colder temperatures, creating a winter wonderland for skiing and snow activities. The ever-changing weather adds to the charm of this unique destination.

Top Attractions and Places to Explore in Ushuaia

Ushuaia offers a plethora of attractions that showcase the beauty of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Visit Tierra del Fuego National Park for stunning landscapes, hiking trails, and the End of the World Train. Explore the Maritime Museum to learn about Ushuaia's maritime history and Antarctic expeditions. Don't miss a boat tour to see penguins, sea lions, and glaciers up close in the Beagle Channel.

Local Cuisine: Authentic Flavors of Ushuaia

Ushuaia's culinary scene highlights fresh seafood from the surrounding waters and traditional dishes influenced by indigenous cultures. Taste king crab, known locally as centolla, grilled Patagonian lamb, and hearty stews like locro. Sample regional specialties such as calafate berry desserts and enjoy a traditional mate tea ceremony. The fusion of flavors reflects the unique heritage of this southern city.

Embark on an Unforgettable Cruise from Ushuaia

To enhance your Ushuaia experience, consider booking a cruise departing from this gateway to Antarctica. Cruises from Ushuaia offer unparalleled opportunities to explore the White Continent, witness majestic icebergs and wildlife like penguins and whales in their natural habitat. Booking a cruise from Ushuaia guarantees an unforgettable journey to one of the most remote and pristine regions on Earth.