Top Choice Park in Viña Del Mar

Jardín Botánico Nacional

There are over 3000 plant species in the nearly 400 hectares of parkland that comprise Chile's Jardín Botánico Nacional. It's 8km southeast of the city center; take a taxi or catch bus 203 from Viña along Calle Alva…
Park in Viña Del Mar

Parque Quinta Vergara

Nowhere is Viña's nickname of the 'Garden City' better justified than at the magnificently landscaped Parque Quinta Vergara, which you enter from Errázuriz at the south end of Libertad (here called Eduardo Grove). I…
Museum in Viña Del Mar

Museo de Arqueología e Historia Francisco Fonck

The original moai (an Easter Island statue) standing guard outside the Museo de Arqueología e Historia Francisco Fonck is just a teaser of the beautifully displayed archaeological finds from Easter Island within, al…
Area in Viña Del Mar

Cerro Castillo

A fantastic barrio for an afternoon stroll, with lovingly restored mansions, great city lookouts, a small 'castle' and the summer palace of the President of Chile. To reach the top of the hill, take the Bajada Brita…
Historic Building in Viña Del Mar

Castillo Wulff

Pretty Castillo Wulff, built by a prominent Valparaíso businessman in the early 20th century, hangs out over the sea: pass through the art exhibitions to the tower at the back, where you can peer through the thick g…
Museum in Viña Del Mar


This children's museum has plenty of play areas and a big workshop for art classes. There are a few reproductions of masterpieces from the 15th to 20th centuries, including paintings and sculptures by both Chilean a…
Church in Viña Del Mar

Parroquia Nuestra Señora de Dolores

Check out the cool iconography at Viña's oldest church, built and rebuilt between 1882 and 1912.