Discover the captivating Barrio Puerto neighborhood in Valparaiso with this fantastic free tour. Besides this World Heritage Site, you will also visit the beautiful Cerro Cordillera.
Barrio Puerto and Cerro Cordillera Free Tour
We will meet up at 12 pm at Plaza Sotomayor square to start a fantastic free tour of the historic Barrio Puerto neighborhood. Get ready to travel back to 19th century Valparaiso.
We will begin by getting to know the origin of this port city by admiring the area's characteristic architecture. Barrio Puerto is the oldest district in all of Valparaiso and still maintains the traditions of two centuries ago.
During the tour, we will visit charming local markets and elegant department stores. We will also visit the Liberty, the oldest bar in the Chilean city! Then we will take one of Valparaiso's traditional funicular elevators to the top of Cerro Cordillera, enjoying the spectacular views along the way.
We will take you to the Purcel and Lord Cochrane viewpoints, admire the street art of this area, and visit the famous Plaza Echaurren to visit the Mercado Puerto market. Here, the guide will tell you all about why this place is so well known.
We finish the free tour back at Plaza Sotomayor square at 2:30 pm.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
2 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and other languages.
English speaking guide.
Public transport tickets.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (Valparaíso local time).
We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.