MONDAY, MARCH 16 — LA SERENA, CHILE: 10am – 6pm

If you're looking to steal a few tranquil moments, what better place than La Serena, The Serene One. Its nearby pristine beaches come with powdery white sand and warm water. And Chile's second-oldest city also offers quite a collection of cultural delights. Be sure to take in the stunning colonial architecture around the Plaza de Armas, go stargazing at the Mamalluca Observatory, and sample the region's mouth-watering seafood.

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LOCAL TRAVEL SITE

»» Chile.Travel: La Serena & Coquimbo: Official Site »»

MAP

»» Mappery: La Serena Center Tourist Map »»