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August 2015
Chile opens the highest look-out point in South America
Santiago can now be admired from a new perspective, thanks to Sky Costanera: an innovative look-out point situated on the Costanera Center’s top two floors of the 2nd Tower, offering a 360° panoramic view of the capital. The 61st floor is a closed space, 253 meters above the ground, where 23 of the most important and relevant tourist must-sees in Santiago are featured across the pillars and walls.
Stargazing in Chile: dark skies in the Atacama Desert
In one of its articles, the UK broadsheet, The Guardian, states that, “There’s no better place on Earth to go stargazing than in the Atacama Desert”. It’s here that the great observatories have opened their doors to a wave of astro-tourists in search of the best, unpolluted skies.

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The Top 10 places to visit in Chile
 
German backpacker, Steve Haenisch, presents the ten best places to visit when traveling across Chile. The video manages to cram in all that he experienced during his two trips to our country. “Chile is a great country in which to begin any South American journey”, Steve proclaims on his website.

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The Weaving Route: Vilcún’s new tourist circuit
This town is a marvellous destination for anyone interested in culture, nature and adventure. Tourists who visit the area can learn more about the life of the Mapuche people, their traditions, dwellings and language. This innovative tourist circuit was created by four artisans from Llamuco.

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PUÑIHUIL: THE MAGICAL ROUTE THROUGH THE PENGUIN NESTING GROUNDS OF CHILOE.

Natural monument formed by three islets. It’s the only place in the world where Humboldt and Magellan penguins coexist and where there are attractive marine tours available to visit them. Known as the entrance way to the mysteries and tourist attractions of Chiloé, the Puñihuil Natural Monument.
PUERTO VARAS BECOME A CARBON NEUTRAL DESTINATION

Closely surrounded by the imposing Osorno and Calbuco mountains and the watery edge of Lake Llanquihue, Puerto Varas will be the first city in Chile to become a carbon neutral destination. The idea is to reduce water and energy consumption, make large investments in led lighting and changing firewood heaters for pellets.
 

CHILE ORGANIZES THE FIRST EDITION OF THE INDIGENOUS COPA AMERICA

The Indigenous Copa America is the first sports tournament that hopes to highlight the cultures, values and traditions that belong to the various indigenous groups of Latin America. This sporting event, organized by Chile and, on this occasion, involving seven indigenous teams from seven Latin American countries.
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