Valdivia's main and traditional tourist attraction is the boat cruises that ply the rivers to visit the different forts. Each tour says...
Torreón de los Canelos
A couple of turrets can be seen around town: east of the bus terminal. One such is the Torreón de los Canelos , which dates from the...
The lively riverside market south of the Valdivia bridge, where vendors sell fresh fish, meat and produce. Waterfront sea lions have...
A sultry jazz bar featuring live jazz fusion, acid jazz and soul on weekends.
What first appears as a likely tourist trap – due to its location off the square on a pedestrianized alley to the water – emerges as an...
Lonely Planet review
This classic salón de té (tea house) is where Valdivians talk about you behind your back over delicious café cortados (espresso with milk), cakes, sandwiches and crepes. Hearty set menus and toasted sandwiches draw those looking for something more filling (or perhaps just escapists – the Parisian-style seating couldn't be more un-Chilean). The chocolatería next door, also a must, stirs Willy Wonka–level frenzy when it opens.