Wine tours in Chile - not such a bad idea. The country does produce some exciting wines, and those are best discovered right where they come from.
The birthplace of Chiles nobel prize laureate Gabriala Mistral in the Valle del Elqui is home to several Pisco distilleries well worth a visit.
With its 35.000 km² Chiles largest National Park is bigger than the state of Maryland or Belgium. It comprises large parts of the enourmous southern patagonian ice field - the Campo de Hielo Sur.
With more than 5 Million inhabitants, Santiago is the undisputed metropolis of Chile. One of three Chileans lives here, and the capital has outgrown far beyond the the territory of the Comuna de Santiago.
The Oasis is one of the highlights of a trip to Chile and the touristic center of the Atacama region, offering numerous sights in its vicinity.
The granite pinnacles of Torres del Paine National Park are a favourite guidebook cover for Chile. The country's most famous national park is on top of the list for almost every tourist
Wir haben hier einige Vorschläge für Reiserouten durch Chile zusammengestellt - dabei sind Kurztrips in den Städten, Touren durch die Regionen oder auch Reisen quer durch das ganze Land.
Traumstraße durch den Süden: auf über 1.200 km führt die Carretera durch einige der spektakulärsten Landschaften Chiles.
Chile's little Ireland: Chiloé Island has its very own flair - and can be discovered on a round trip.
Quite worth a visit: The coastal region around Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, from north to south.
With some 4000 miles of coastline, ferries are an important means of transportation - particularly in southern Chile.
If you want to be flexible while travelling in Chile and head to more remote places, you may want to consider a rental car.
Given the enormous distances in Chile, domestic flights are a good option to avoid long surface travel, particularly if you're heading to the far north or Patagonia.
A few railroad tracks that are interesting for tourists still remain in Chile.
(Foto: El Sheik / flickr)
Dazu Beschreibungen der wichtigsten Orte (unter anderem San Pedro de Atacama, Santiago, Valparaíso, Osterinsel, Pucón, Punta Arenas) und Nationalparks (La Campana, Conguillío, Villarrica, Chiloé, Puyehue, Torres del Paine) und vielen weiteren Orten sowie praktische Reisetipps.