THE ELQUI VALLEY is a beautiful area in the foothills of the Andes. An endless series of picturesque, sleepy villages and luminous green vineyards surrounded by majestic multi-coloured mountains.
The famous Chilean poetess Gabriela Mistral, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1945, was born here.

Historically the Elqui Valley was home to the Diaguitas, a people that inhabited the transverse valleys of Chile and Argentina.



Valle de Elqui

 

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Things to do

Gabriela Mistral

Visit the tomb and museum of the famous poetess Gabriela Mistral in Montegrande

Pisquera

Visit a Pisco production plant in Vicuña or Pisco Elqui

Tarot

Have a session of reiki or tarot or a massage

cabalgata

Discover the wonders of nature on horse-back

estrellas

Observe the stars in the clearest skies in the world