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


Visit a Pisco production plant in Vicuña or Pisco Elqui


Have a session of reiki or tarot or a massage


Discover the wonders of nature on horse-back


Observe the stars in the clearest skies in the world