Colonial City and Coast


Discover the hidden capital of Chile and the places where the conquest of the Green North was forged, the bay of Coquimbo and the foundation of the oldest city on the country`s coast: La Serena. Capital for Architecture and Urbanism in Latin America and the cradle of the Chilean viticulture, was founded with the mission of giving faith, rest and supply to the conquerors and travelers who crossed the world`s driest desert, the Atacama, to connect Cuzco’s ‘Virreynato’ with the southernmost city in America, Santiago of the New End, capital of Chile. Discover the treasures of Coquimbo and La Serena, ancestral bay and metropolis for Coquimbos, Changos, Diaguitas, Incas, conquerors, clerics and attracted pirates for the gold of Andacollo, the place where the oldest virgin of ancient South America appears.

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Itinerary

Departure from CasaMolle to La Serena, visit to La Serena University viewpoint and views of the largest bay in Chile before the Pacific War and the country`s oldest coastal city.
Tour around monuments in the old town of La Serena , stone churches, Plan Serena buildings and origins of Chilean wine.
Tour along Avenida del Mar.
Arrival in Coquimbo, views of the Peñuelas cove, the Culebrón wetland, Changa Beach, cross of the third millennium and mosque.
Views of Guayacán town and La Herradura beach.
Visit to Totoralillo, then lunch in Tongoy or Guanaqueros.Trekking in Cerro Guanaqueros or Trekking to 'Nature Sanctuaries', Tongoy Wetland.
Return to CasaMolle.

Full day


Duration

10 hours approx.

Includes

Private guide. Private vehicle. CasaMolle Catering. Entrace tickets associated with the program. Lunch. Binoculars and portable microscope.

Colonial City and Coast II


Discover the oldest city on the Chilean coast and Latin American capital for Architecture and Urbanism: La Serena, Chile`s hidden capital, was the economic source of the Chilean aristocracy due to its immense mineral and food wealth.

Located in front of the sea in the country`s largest bay -before the Pacific War- it stands out for its large number of stone churches, beautiful neocolonial buildings and being the cradle of Chilean wine.

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Itinerary

Departure from Casa Molle to La Serena, visit to the viewpoint of the University of La Serena and views of the largest bay in Chile - before the Pacific War - and the country`s oldest coastal city.
Tour around the monuments of the old town of La Serena, stone churches, Plan Serena buildings and Chilean wine origins.
Visit to La Recova Handicrafts Market and La Serena Arms Square.
Photographic stop at Avenida de Aguirre and the monumental lighthouse.
Visit to Lambert Fort and Third Millennium Cross.
Bicycle tour along Avenida del Mar and lunch.
Return to CasaMolle.

Half day


Duration

6 hours approx.

Includes

Private vehicle. CasaMolle Catering. Entrace tickets associated with the program. Lunch. Binoculars and portable microscope. Bicycles.

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