Valdivia - Patagonia Chile
Travel guide to Valdivia, Patagonia Chile
: Tourist information including hotels listings, trips descriptions,
tourist services, and maps. Know more about this beautiful city,
one of the most beautiful cities in Chile with 135,000 inhabitants.
Been founded in 1552, refounded in 1645 and strongly fortified
in the XVIII century.
great urban impulse acquires it with the German immigration that
prints its stamp to the city, transforming it in one of the most
important industrial centers in Chile with factories of beer,
mills, tanneries, navy (it is fluvial port), and the first high
oven of the country in 1913.
was desolated by an earthquake in 1960 and it has been beautifully
rebuilt. In the 2nd and 3rd week of February it takes place the
"valdivian week" (you should reserve hotel in advance),
and beside the Calle Calle river that crosses the city, handmade
fairs and the works of the international painting competition
"Valdivia and the river" are presented.
extravaganza is the final night next to the river, with ship parade
and fireworks. You can’t miss the ship journey in the estuary
of the Valdivia river, knowing the defensive system created by
the Spaniards in which was the most powerful fortification in
the south pacific.
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