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January-February 2016
Chile welcomed 4.4 million in 2015, registering a record increase of 20.4%
 
With an unpublished figure that surpassed 4 million foreign tourists, Chile closes the door on a more than positive year, both in terms of industry and international promotion. The growth came to 20.4%, whereas in 2015 tourists travelling from Latin America increased by 27.7% and North America 13%. Long-haul markets such as Asia 19.9% and Europe increased by 1.5% from the previous year. PHOTO/ATTA
Valdivia among the 16 cities not to be missed in 2016
All cities got something to celebrate. The Spanish web site www.finanzas.com stated that Valdivia, will be The Americas’ Capital of Culture in 2016, getting worldwide recognition. The city has a great historical heritage.



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Do you love to pedal? Discover the Chilen vineyards by bike
They say that doing two things at once doesn’t allow you to fully enjoy either one. Even so, we’re certain that this rule doesn’t apply to bike rides through our nation’s vineyards, where pedalling, taking in the countryside and tasting a range of great wines.

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You will remember Chile, inspiring moments in ATWS
This video shows the highlights of the Adventure Tourism Summit in Puerto Varas, the ATTA storytelling team was inspired by Pablo Neruda to remember the best passages in the event that started a revolution in the world of adventure. A collection of images of Chile.

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THE CHURCHES OF CHILOÉ CELEBRATE 15 YEARS OF WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE

Just like its legends, mingas and curantos, the churches of Chiloé are an integral part of its landscape. They’re magical and imposing, just like the land that shelters them, and it’s been 15 years since UNESCO first recognized. these ancient constructions as World Cultural Heritage Sites.
SAIL WITH WHALES: THE CETACEAN SEASON BEGINS IN CHAÑARAL DE ACEITUNO

Peace and quiet, great food and pleasant temperatures all year round, are not the only reasons why Chañaral de Aceituno Cove is recognized as one of Chile’s top tourist jewels. This captivating bay is taken by surprise every summer by a few special “tourists” who turn up to revolutionize the town.
 

ROUTE ANTAKARI: DISCOVER THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL TREASURES OF ELQUI VALLEY

Mystical and mysterious, Route Antakari follows the marks left behind by the indigenous communities of the XV century during their trips to Vicuña, Andacollo and River Hurtadoin Elqui Valley. The trail, full of inclines and curves, extends along for 237 kilometers.
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