Want to visit the Jewel of the Pacific? Want to ride in charming funiculars and explore the City of Gardens? Here is your chance Chile invites you to an invigorating trip from the historic port city of Valparaiso to the incredible resort towns of Central Coast. You start your journey from the Jewel of Pacific and one of the oldest seaports of Chile the picturesque Valparaiso. On entering the city, you will be awed by the sight of houses built on steep hills that border the waterfront it seems that at any time, the houses will fall off the hills and into the sea below! Sneak a peek into the cultural and historical past of Valparaiso, visit the monument of the Heroes of Iquique, Victoria Plaza and the Naval museum. While you are in Valparaiso, you could get a chance to ride one of worlds 100 most endangered historical treasures the unique, historic cable cars or funiculars that offer you a splendid view of the hills and the Pacific coast! Whatever happens, dont miss this one. A short, scenic ride from Valparaiso will bring you to Vina del Mar the City of Gardens. You can roam around the city and check out Quinta Vergara with its beautiful gardens boasting rare floral species. You could visit Plaza de Armas, Opera Theater and Libertad Avenue, too. You might have seen various clocks, both antique and modern, but have you ever seen a clock of flowers? If not, then dont miss the Clock of Flowers located in the foothill of Cerro Castillo and Vinas symbol. Feast your eyes on its incredible dial created with real seasonal flowers. The city has more to offer checkout the various shopping centres or indulge in a little water skiing. And enjoy the evenings in the various pubs and coffee bars, or dance the night away in the discotheques. If you are a water baby, Vina del Mar has the perfect beaches for you to splash about and have fun. In fact, it is tradition here to see the sunrise at the beaches! Visit the vastly popular Rennaca and Concon beaches. And if you want more, check out the nearby beach resorts of Papudo and Cachagua where you can enjoy surfing, diving, windsurfing, and sailing. From Vina del Mar you can go to the nearby town of Isla Negra, which is a quiet cultural retreat. Here, visit the house-museum of the Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature, Pablo Neruda. The house was built by the poet himself and has been the source of inspiration for some of his best verses. Checkout figureheads, shells, and diverse nautical objects collected by him from all over the globe. Relive history while riding the ancient funiculars, check out the time on the Clock of Flowers, have your fill of sand and surf, all this and more in Valparaiso and Central Coast. Be there! One liner: Historic funiculars, incredible beaches, and a floral clock!

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