A market stall with crates overflowing with grapes, bananas, and other produce.

What to See and Do in Chillán

Here’s a guide to what to see and do in Chillán, a heartland city whose vibrant fruit-and-vegetable market and renowned Mexican murals are reason enough for stopping.

A funicular descends on its track beside a colorful hillside neighborhood.

The Hills of Valparaíso, Chile

Valparaíso is a walker’s city with steep staircases, narrow alleyways, and amazing views. Author Wayne Bernhardson outlines the most prominent landmarks in each of the city’s main hill neighborhoods.

Map of Chilean Heartland

Museo Fundo Hualpén near Concepción

Set in Parque Pedro del Río Zañartu, the late-19th-century mansion belonging to businessman, farmer, whaler, nitrate baron, and writer Pedro del Río Zañartu was opened to the public as a museum in 1938.