Valparaíso, Chile Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

Valparaíso is situated on a bay on the Pacific coastline close to Santiago, Chile. It’s both a major tourist ship stop and a major commercial harbor for Chile.

It is an old colonial city containing many an interesting European-influenced building, but since it is a major tourist destination for locals and internationals it isn’t the cheapest destination for food and accommodation. However, since it is the seat of many a federally funded cultural activity, seeing and doing things are often free or very close to it.

Why Visit Valparaíso

Valparaíso Facts

Population 300,000
Area 950,000
Timezone UTC-4
Currency Chilean peso
Airports Santiago International Airport (SCL)

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Valparaíso

Budget breakfastFruit, bread, ham, cheese, coffee is what you'll typically get$2.09 - $3.07
Budget lunchEmpanada with ground beef, gravy, potatoes is a popular budget lunch option.$2.52 - $4.39
Budget dinnerFor a sit-down dinner instead of casual street-food options, prices are higher but still reasonable.$6.80 - $9.88
Beer ( large bottle) Locals favor buying a liter at a bottle shop and taking it into the restaurant, which is allowed here.$1.98 - $2.74
CocktailAnything with Pisco, a local grape brandy, is the drink everyone must try while here. $2.30 - $3.51
Wine (bottle)Buy a bottle anywhere and take it into a restaurant with you. Carminiére grapes and Reservá is the best combo.$3.73 - $9.88
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WHEN TO VISIT Valparaíso

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January69560.0
February69560.0
March67550.1
April64530.5
May62512.1
June59493.3
July58494.4
August59492.4
September60491.1
October62510.4
November65530.3
December68550.1

Valparaíso WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar7:51am7:56pm
21 Jun7:49am5:47pm
21 Sep7:37am7:42pm
21 Dec6:35am8:55pm

Where to stay in Valparaíso

Valparaíso Hotel Seasons

Valparaíso Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar12.07 - 25.24
starstarstarstarstar13.67 - 54.08
starstarstarstarstar40.70 - 95.54
starstarstarstarstar57.12 - 136.66
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Valparaíso Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel8.45 - 8.89

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