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Santiago Panoramic Bike Tour
"Start this panoramic bike tour in Plaza Italia which is in the heart of Santiago where the route will carry through the main streets parks and landmarks of Santiago. Bike along the renowned Bellavista district until arriving at the house of Pablo Neruda-La Casa Chascona. Continue the ride by biking a small part uphill the San Cristobal Hill inside the metropolitan park until arriving at the Parque de las Esculturas an open air museum. After biking a few more blocks arrive at the Bicentennial Park. There are two artificial lagoons particular to this park. Get ready to return to the starting point
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Full-Day Neruda's Route Tour
"We begin our tour ""Neruda Road"" from your hotel at 8:30am. Our first stop will be Isla Negra where we reserve scheduled at 10:10am. In the evocative power of objects stored and its environment dominated by the presence of the sea the house in Isla Negra is a compendium of visual and material of Neruda's poetic imagination.The place was originally called Las Gaviotas. The poet renamed it Isla Negra by the color of its rocks and perhaps because there could be isolated to write. a great book came up about American history and nature. ""The wild coast of Isla Negra with the tumultuous ocean motion let me give myself passionately to the company of my new song"" - wrote in his memoirs.Pablo Neruda is our winner of the Nobel Prize for literature and leaving Isla Negra we depart toward the house museum of La Sebastiana in Valparaiso.Af enjoy lunch in Viña del Mar (lunch not included) and then visit the most important sites in the area.After this visit we will return to Santiago to La Chascona Museum. This is our last museum visit taking place at around 4:30pm to 5:00pm. Finish your day with drop-off at your hotel.The tour includes admission. Not available on Mondays because museums in Chile ar
From $171.00
 
Santiago Bike Tour with Sky Costanera Panoramic Visit
"This recreational bike tour takes you through Santiago´s main parks and bike ways bordering the Mapocho River. The tour starts at Plaza Baqueano from where you will first bike through the bohemian Bellavista district and get to know the house of the national poet Pablo Neruda (La Chascona). Continue the ride through the bike ways of the Providencia area and Balmaceda & Uruguay Parks until arriving in the Sculpture Park an open-air museum for Chilean sculpture arts. Visit Costanera Center and Sky Costanera where you will get a panoramic view from the tallest building in South America. The Costanera Center contains a Shopping Mall offering you the chance to shop the local and international goods.Continue the bike ride with a few more blocks and arrive at the Bicentennial Park. There are two artificial lagoons particular to this park. Get ready to return to the starting poi Plaza Italia along the Metropolitan Park trails (difficulty level intermediate) or through the Providencia neighborhood (difficulty level low)."
From $70.00

Las Chascona - Pablo Neruda's House Tips (10)

One of three Pablo Neruda houses

Tours are given in english and spanish. While it's a short tour, around 45 minutes, it's packed full of information and the guides are great.This particular house was made for his mistress and later...
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chrisbilal
May 22, 2010

La Chascona - Neruda's quirky house

If there might be one "must do" thing in Santiago, it would be a visit to Neruda's second home, built especially for his mistress. The tour guides know their stuff and will provide all sorts of...
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maddogrick
Feb 12, 2008

Pablo Neruda ---an poet, artist, designer and more

Take a taxi to Pablo Neruda's house at the foot of the hill. There is a cafe within the house ---so once you've bought your ticket for a guided tour (in Spanish or English) relax with a coffee,...
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crazyman2
May 05, 2007

tours

Whilst staying at Hotel Orly in Providencia we booked a half day tour around Santiago through About Tours. We drove through the different suburbs and saw Historical sights such as Santa Lucia Hill...
Ellemay
Sep 21, 2005

The Woman with Unruly Hair...

A painting by Diego Rivera graces one of the walls, in one of the many rooms, of "La Chascona", Pablo Neruda's Santiago home. Rivera summed up Neruda's relationshop with Matilde Urrutia perfectly with...
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Jivermo
Jun 11, 2005

Very interesting house + an excellent guide

I love my visit to La Chascona, in no small due to my adoration of Neruda and an excellent, enthusiastic English-speaking guide who was familiar with the arts, Gonzalo. The house itself is very quaint...
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jenellim
Jan 13, 2005

Poetry

"Brunette and agile girl..." is the begining of Poem 19 by Pablo Neruda... The brunette and agile girl at the picture is just me, and I am not a "must see activity" at all, but Neruda's poetry is so,...
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andal13
Jul 27, 2003

Neruda's House at Isla Negra

"Juegas todos los días con la luz del universo.Sutil visitadora, llegas en la flor y en el agua.Eres más que esta blanca cabecita que aprietocomo un racimo entre mis manos cada d?a.A nadie te pareces...
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andal13
Jul 27, 2003

La Chascona (house of Pablo Neruda)

The Santiago house of Pablo Neruda, where he lived with his first wife.another poem by Pablo Neruda:Love Because of you, in gardens of blossoming flowers I ache from theperfumes of spring. I have...
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chancay
Mar 05, 2003

Stop by the Santiago house of...

Stop by the Santiago house of the 1971 Nobel prize winning poet Pablo Neruda.The house, La Chascona, named for his third wife's mane of hair, is one of the 3 houses owned by Neruda that have been...
divadsirrah
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Las Chascona - Pablo Neruda's House

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Parque Forestal

The Mapocho River flows east to west through Santiago, dividing the city into two, and for much of its length the southern bank is given over to a strip of parkland, laid out on land that was...
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Cerro San Cristobal

If you are visiting Santiago in Chile one of the highlights has to be the Cerro San Cristobal. The hill of Cerro San Cristobal can be reached by foot, by car via the road or by riding the funicular....
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Museo de Bellas Artes

IMO, this is the 2nd best museum in Santiago de Chile (after Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino). The entrance fee is 600CLP (student with ISIC Card 300CLP), and with Turistik bus ticket, it's...
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Mercado Central

Wherever we travel we enjoy visiting local markets – and by “local” I mean a proper produce market where local people shop rather than a tourist-focused one with craft and souvenir stalls (though one...
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Casa Colorada

The Casa Colorada, built in 1769, is one of the most nicely preserved colonial buildings in Santiago. Again, not only has it survived the city's extreme modernization, it also made it through several...
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Metropolitan Cathedral

Santiago’s imposing cathedral sits on the west side of the Plaza de Armas. I choose the word “imposing” deliberately, as I found it somewhat solid and grand rather than attractive. It was built...
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