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Plaza Sotomayor Tours

Plaza Sotomayor
This one-stop Valparaiso destination is home to plenty of Chilean history, art and culture. As a result, travelers will find lots to explore on a visit to Plaza Sotomayor. Named after Rafael Sotomayor, this popular city square lies in the middle of the city’s historic district. Visitors can get up close to the Chilean Navy headquarters, and pay homage to fallen sailors at the plaza’s central monument dedicated to the Battle of Iquique. Afterwards travelers can make a stop at the National Council of Culture and the Arts before wandering to the nearby Customs House or Estacion Puerto, where commuter trains arrive and depart from other Chilean cities.

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The plaza is accessible via the Valparaiso Metro using the western terminus station.
Address: Valparaiso, Chile
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16 Tours and Activities to Experience Plaza Sotomayor

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PRIVATE TOUR: Pre-Post Cruise Viña del Mar Valparaiso and Casablanca Winery tour

PRIVATE TOUR: Pre-Post Cruise Viña del Mar Valparaiso and Casablanca Winery tour

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Though guided tours are without a doubt the best way to visit Valparaiso highlights in just one day, crowded group tours aren't for everyone. This private sightseeing option provides the same action-packed itinerary, but with the benefit of a private, personalized guide to take you through Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, and the Casablanca Valley with ease.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$154.90
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$154.90
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Valparaiso city private tour from Santiago

Valparaiso city private tour from Santiago

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We will visit the main highlights of the UNESCO World Heritage. First, we begin in the flat part of the city, explore Muelle Prat (the port), Plaza Sotomayor (Sotomayor Square), and the business district. After that, we will move to the hills of Valparaíso like Concepción and Alegre by traditional ascensores, (funiculars dating from the late 19th century). On our visit, we get to know the Victorian architecture, boutique stores, spectacular viewpoints to the bay and colorful houses on the hills, and diverse street art. At lunchtime, we get to a local restaurant enjoy delicious Chilean cuisine (own expense). After lunch head for Viña del Mar and if you like we enjoy the afternoon on the beach or we continue to Santiago.
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$141.67
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$141.67
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Valparaiso Tour (World Heritage Site) & Viña Del Mar Tour (From Valparaiso)

Valparaiso Tour (World Heritage Site) & Viña Del Mar Tour (From Valparaiso)

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The tour is only for you (small group) and nobody else PRIVATE TOUR FROM VALPARAISO & VIÑA DEL MAR AND RETURN REQUIREMENT 2 person (one couple) Tour starts at hotel. We will visit the Open Sky Museum of Valparaíso located at Bellavista and Florida Hill where we will observe 20 street mural paintings made on walls and houses. Then we will go to “La Sebastiana” Museum and we will watch the bay of Valparaíso from the sightseeing points of Alegre and Concepción Hill. Then we will take funicular and a short boat ride by the port and Valparaíso bay, then we will have lunch in a restaurant in Sotomayor square. After visiting Valparaíso, we will go to Viña del Mar and visit the Flower Clock. Custom Service NOTE: A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.72
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$148.72
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Visit Valparaíso and Casablanca from the cruise port of San Antonio to Santiago

Visit Valparaíso and Casablanca from the cruise port of San Antonio to Santiago

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On this excursion you can visit the historic city of Valparaíso, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2003. You will walk through its colorful and original streets on one of its steep hills and marvel at the vastness of the Pacific Ocean from its viewpoints. Its old buildings, its long stairs and beautiful murals everywhere will enchant you. In an old elevator from the end of the 19th century, you will visit another place to continue to see the port and the activity of the fishing terminal and the boats. Later you will visit the picturesque city of Viña del Mar to choose a good typical food restaurant with local products at lunchtime (on your own). Finally, you will visit one of the most beautiful vineyards in the Casablanca Valley (Viña Indomita) for a wine tasting (included in the tour price), returning to Santiago between 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Delivery will be made at hotels in Santiago or at the international airport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.21
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Private walking tour in Valparaíso

Private walking tour in Valparaíso

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This tour summarizes the history of the city from the time of the original peoples, the Spanish, English, French, German, Croatian heritage that together with the ancient sites allow us to understand this charming port city with heritage areas declared by UNESCO. We will take you to the iconic places in the city where you will enjoy the local culture and a charming atmosphere. We will visit viewpoints where you can take wonderful views of the city to carry a pleasant memory.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$31.92
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Half-Day Valparaiso City Highlights Tour

Half-Day Valparaiso City Highlights Tour

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Sample the many sensory delights of colorful Valparaiso during this 4-hour sightseeing trip. Marvel at the multi-colored houses and historic architecture of this Chilean port and UNESCO World Heritage site, discovering landmarks like the Plaza Sotomayor and the charming neighborhoods of Cerro Concepción and Cerro Alegre. You’ll also learn about famous residents like poet Pablo Neruda and ride aboard one of the city’s historic funiculars. A guide and round-trip transport from select Valparaiso and Viña del Mar hotels is also included.
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  • 4 hours
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$54.00
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$54.00
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Chilean Cuisine Cooking Class with Traditional Market Tour

Chilean Cuisine Cooking Class with Traditional Market Tour

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With the help of your local host experience Chilean food and flavors. Learn how to cook each dish and meet other travelers. Its a great way to get to know Chile's culture, history and when you return home you will be able to recreate the meal for friends and family.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$85.28
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$85.28

Discover the treasures of Valparaiso with a local

Discover the treasures of Valparaiso with a local

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It is a unique experience with a lot of inside knowledge. All our excursions are tailor-made designed after the needs and interests of our clients. You will see many things normally not accessible for the turists.
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  • 10 to 15 hours
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$143.59
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$143.59

Private Tour: Valparaiso City Walking Tour

Private Tour: Valparaiso City Walking Tour

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Experience the color and charisma of Valparaiso’s vibrant streets on a private 3-hour walking tour. Alongside your guide, you’ll visit the prominent landmarks and artistic treasures of the UNESCO-listed Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaiso. Ascend to a vertiginous vantage point on Acensor Reina Victoria and enjoy panoramic city vistas as you delve into Valparaiso’s rich history and culture with your guide. From Cerro Concepcion, see the dramatic silhouette of Barburizza Palace and absorb the ambient charm of Plaza Sotomayor. Receive undivided attention from your guide on this private tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.66
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Pick up at the Pier and Valparaiso -Viña del Mar and transfer to the Airport

Pick up at the Pier and Valparaiso -Viña del Mar and transfer to the Airport

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A country with a very special geography invites us to visit Valparaiso and viña del mar which will bring us closer to history 120 kilometers from the capital, passing through valleys which give us a vision of central Chile so your guide stop for your wine tasting , when we reach the coast we can see the real meaning of the port city of Valparaiso, the first foot of the history of Chile a whole landscape like a rainbow is a perception of something that calls the popular and traditional inmercion and then viña del mar that is a very different and very beautiful city, which reminds us of its first social group aristocracy that I inhabit the garden city as they call it now a great contrast between both cities exploring history and the miscelanio of the city  of viña del mar as a citizen. we back to the city and we can drop off to you at the airport or to the hotel. REMEMBER THE GUIDE WILL BE WAITING AT THE PIER FOR YOU AND READY TO START THE ACTIVITY.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.00
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$190.00
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Private Tour in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar

Private Tour in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar

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This tour summarizes the history of both cities since the time of the original peoples, the Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Croatian heritage and is accompanied by illustrations, photographs and videos of ancient places to understand this charming coastal cities with harbor and beach with heritage areas declared by UNESCO.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.92
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$31.92

Valparaiso Urban Trekking

Valparaiso Urban Trekking

Do you like to do some sport everywhere you go? Come and discover the urban trekking in Valparaíso and see this beautiful city from another perspective doing this sporting activity, going up and down its stairs. Are you up for the challenge? We will climb around 10 stairs that will connect us between the different landscapes that Valparaíso presents to us, we will explore the urban villages that form in the hidden passages, with a variety of colors, shapes, culture and architecture that will transport us to the hidden Valparaíso, which only locals see.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$25.65
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Pablo Neruda Museums, 1 Isla Negra 2 La Sebastiana 3 Valparaiso Private Tour

Pablo Neruda Museums, 1 Isla Negra 2 La Sebastiana 3 Valparaiso Private Tour

PRIVATE TOUR FROM VALPARAISO & VIÑA DEL MAR AND RETURN  REQUIREMENT 2 person (one couple) The tour is only for you (small group) and nobody else  Flexible time tour All tickets Firs Aid Kit Tour starts at hotel. We will go to the Algarrobo coastal town to finally arrive to Isla Negra, where we visit one of the tree museum houses of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.  After the visit, we will have empanadas-juice lunch. After we will return to Valparaíso where we visit La Sebastiana museum in Bellavista hill. Then we visit Valparaíso City in Concepción and Alegre hill and Sotomayor square, for then we go to flower clock Viña del Mar city.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.08
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Visit to Valparaíso-Viña del Mar and Casablanca from the San Antonio Cruise Port

Visit to Valparaíso-Viña del Mar and Casablanca from the San Antonio Cruise Port

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On this tour you can visit the historic city of Valparaíso, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will walk through its streets on one of its steep hills and marvel at the unique view from the viewpoints to the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. You will appreciate the color of its houses, stairs and beautiful murals everywhere and you will get on an old elevator from the end of the XIX century, you will also know the port to see its bustling activity and later you will visit the picturesque city of Viña del Mar to choose a good Food restaurant with local products at lunchtime (on your own). Finally, you will visit one of the most beautiful vineyards in the Casablanca Valley (Viña Indomita) for a wine tasting (included in the tour price), returning to the port of San Antonio before 5:00 p.m.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.21
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$128.21
Price varies by group size
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Famous Valparaíso! Premium Walking Tour with a Native Guide

Famous Valparaíso! Premium Walking Tour with a Native Guide

It is a semi-private or private tour with a native guide where you will discover the most famous places of Valparaíso located in the Unesco area. You will have time to visit art galleries, designer stores or even to enjoy coffee or ice cream. You will not be a number in a large group, but a new friend for us. Your guide will do his/her best to adapt the tour to your special interests. We try to make each tour special and personal, such as showing our hometown to family or friends.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.03
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$41.03

Walking through Valparaiso

Walking through Valparaiso

In this walking tour, we will have the opportunity to visit places of great heritage and architectural appeal, the Alegre and Concepción hills with their viewpoints and alleys full of stories Plaza Sotomayor and the history of its heroes, in addition to the Prat dock, to continue towards the town historical port declared a UNESCO Heritage site where Plaza Echaurren, La Matriz and surroundings are located. Additionally, in this tour we will use local public transport such as the Trolleybus, a unique rolling heritage in the country, being the second oldest service in South America in operation since 1952; and the traditional elevators that are an unmissable panorama, a heritage with more than a century of existence, necessary and used daily by its inhabitants. It will be an in-depth experience, a deep visit to Valparaíso
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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