If you like literature and want to know more about the life of Chilean poets, we will tell you here where to find their houses, history and museums.
Isla Negra: Almost on the shore of the sea, you will find the house of Pablo Neruda, where he was inspired and wrote his poetry. Today, you can visit on a tour from Santiago. The house shows impressive collections of glass bottles, seashells and items that the poet was gathering in his travels.
Valle del Elqui: On this route through the Elqui Valley, we will find the town of Montegrande, where the tomb of Gabriela Mistral, a Chilean poet who won the Nobel Prize for Literature. You can also visit his house (now converted into a museum) where he spent many years of his childhood. Do you want to do this tour?
Cartagena: It is a Chilean seaside resort with huge European-style houses. Vicente Huidobro, Chilean poet spent much of his life in this town, where he was inspired and wrote observing the sea. Even the tomb of the poet is located in the hills of Cartagena and is considered a Historical Monument since 1989 near the same house.
Valparaíso: La Sebastiana is the home of Pablo Neruda that was declared a Historical Monument in 2012. It is located on Cerro Florida, Valparaíso and is open to the public. There you will find his books, poems and some of his personal collections. We recommend you take a tour to learn more about the life of the poet and his stories.
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Elqui Valley Tour10 Hours
The Elqui Valley stands out for the production of wine and pisco. It is a green valley surrounded by mountains and traditional villages…
- FromCLP $39.500per person
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In this tour we’ll travel to the Chilean coast and visit the house of the poet Pablo Neruda in Isla Negra and we will cross the valley…
- FromCLP $66.000per person
- FromUS$85per person