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Barrio Puerto and Cerro Cordillera Free Tour
Activities in Valparaíso

Barrio Puerto and Cerro Cordillera Free Tour

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Very good explanations and very friendly the guide.
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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.

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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.

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 8 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 25% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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2 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.


English speaking guide.

Not included

Public transport tickets.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Uses an electric vehicle.

Printed material is avoided.

Is there a water dispenser.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity helps vulnerable groups.

The activity helps to promote peace.

The activity promotes local production.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Not permitted.

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 have any other questions please contact us.


Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Plaza Sotomayor.