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Photo: Observatorio Los Andes Photo: Observatorio ALMA -
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Photo: Cerro Tololo
Credits: ESO José Francisco Salgado
Photo: Observatorio Paranal Photo: Observatorio Cruz del Sur

Astrotourism

Experience a trip to the stars in Chile! Constellations, planets, shooting stars and all kinds of stars are present when night falls, thanks to the wonderful Chilean skies, the cleanest in the entire southern hemisphere. Take advantage of the more than 300 clear days per year and the scarce light pollution in northern Chile to contemplate the stars in some of the most powerful scientific observatories in the world.

Feel

In La Serena, Valle del Elqui, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta, and Iquique you will find agencies that supply transportation, lodging and observation equipment for travelers.

Live

If you are a true astronomy fan, be sure to visit the facilities of some of the most powerful scientific observatories in the world. Projects such as ALMA, Tololo, and Paranal await to show you the state-of-the-art technology used to research the universe.


Astronomical attractionsThat you are going to love

Contemplación de estrellas
Stargazing

The purest and most transparent skies on the planet are in Chile. The nature, geography, weather, and position in the world make the skies of our country a true window to the universe. For a unique experience of contact with nature, travel through the north and center of the country and enjoy the immensity of […]

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Visitas a observatorios
Visits to observatories

Enjoy the clearest skies in the world, those that open in front of your eyes like a window to the universe. Places that enchant with their own magic to those who visit them to carefully observe the stars and planets that surround the galaxy. Visit one of the many observatories that offer night tours to […]

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Instalaciones astronómicas
Astronomical facilities

If there is a place in the world where you can feel that you are one step away from touching the stars, it is in Chile. Its privileged skies have attracted the attention of scientists from all over the planet, who every day carry out important research. Nearly 40 international, university, public and private observatories […]

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Contemplación de estrellas
Stargazing
Visitas a observatorios
Visits to observatories
Instalaciones astronómicas
Astronomical facilities

If you like starsThese destinations are for you