Diego de Almagro Valdivia Hotel

Arturo Prat 433, Valdivia, Lake District, 51110212, Chile | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $69.00

Travel Blogs from Valdivia

Driving through the Lake District in Chile

A travel blog entry by binni


... the latest James Bond. They might be gutted if they miss the bus by a minute or 2.

But this is life in the middle of the Lake District in Chile, beautiful landscapes and slow pace!
In Valdivia, a coastal town in the Lake District, the main attraction is a colony a sea lions that hangs out outside the fish market hoping to get unsold fish at the end of the day. Local fishermen sell sea lions lunch boxes, full of leftover ...

Braving the local transport

A travel blog entry by burke1961


So, we decided to ditch the expensive boat tours and get to Corral Island to see the Spanish fort for ourselves. 20min bus ride to what seemed like the middle of nowhere and then a boat to the island. Worked out dirt cheap but it is a little more scary having to only get by in Spanish. Managed to ask the driver to drop us off where we could catch one of the local boats.

Corral is a little island or commune they call it best ...


A travel blog entry by lindseykistler


... spent a lot of time wandering around topless and wearing a tsunami of cologne, perhaps to make up for his lack of clothes. Likeminded other travellers made up for him, though. All the same, we had a nice enough time there. We took a local minibus, and a local ferry (which seemed of doubtful seaworthyness) to the seaside town of Corral, which featured some old Spanish forts and a pleasantly washed out seaside vibe. We pressed on the next day though, a short bus trip to ...


A travel blog entry by amy_michael


... pastry parcels are probably sending our cholesterol through the roof), we look round a local fort. Valdivia was a key location during the gold rush in Peru, with the gold being sent down rivers from Peru, then shipped from Valdivia back to Spain, and the amazing number and construction of the forts carved into the rocks was so impressive back in those times that no attack was ever made on the town.

On the way back from Niebla, we took ...

Day 71 – Sore muscles & steamy mussels

A travel blog entry by saseau


... food, there are cheese, beef and seafood empanadas and then the extreme carnivore options of huge skewers of meat, chicken, beef, fried fish or huge baskets full of steamed mussels, clams, pork, chicken, sausage and potatoes. We opted for half a dozen cheese empanadas and the basket of steamed seafood. It was delicious down the last cheesy morsel and lemon soaked mussel.

Our next stop was inside the town site to a small little pier where a motley crew ...


This 3 star hotel is located on Arturo Prat 433, Valdivia.
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