Découvrez la culture côtière colorée d'Isla Negra lors d'une visite d'une journée enrichissante au départ de Santiago. Découvrez de manière fascinante la vie et l’œuvre de l’éminent poète chilien Pablo Neruda en visitant son ancien domicile; parcourez des artefacts saisissants qui immortalisent ses œuvres, puis aventurez-vous dans la ville traditionnelle de Pomaire pour assister à des démonstrations de fabrication d’argile. Le transport aller-retour est inclus dans ce voyage.
Excursion d'une journée à Isla Negra depuis Santiago
Visitez le musée Pablo Neruda
Arrêtez-vous à Pomaire, célèbre pour ses poteries d'argile
Après la prise en charge à votre hôtel de Santiago, prenez la route côtière sinueuse en direction de la ville provinciale de Pomaire. Admirez le paysage alors que vous vous couchez dans votre siège confortable, puis arrivez à la ville pour plonger dans son artisanat et sa culture. Célèbre pour ses intéressantes sculptures en argile et autres objets d’artisanat, Pomarie propose une sélection spectaculaire de souvenirs à acheter. Parcourez les petites échoppes regorgeant de trésors artisanaux avant de retourner à la fourgonnette pour poursuivre votre route. Aventurez-vous dans la charmante ville balnéaire d'Isla Negra, où des palmiers parfumés soutiennent une belle plage. Dirigez-vous droit vers l’ancienne demeure de Pablo Neruda, lauréat du prix Nobel de littérature, et découvrez le passé fascinant du poète. Émerveillez-vous devant l'excentricité architecturale du bâtiment avant de vous plonger dans les expositions intéressantes qu'il contient; voir des collections éclectiques de souvenirs et de beaux exemples de son travail. Rafraîchissez-vous et faites le plein avec un déjeuner chilien traditionnel dans un restaurant rustique (à vos frais), puis détendez-vous pendant le voyage de retour à Santiago.
A bit expensive. Although we were fortunate to be the only two on this tour it did drag out to be a long day. I must mention the guide was extremely knowledgable, interesting, spoke excellent English and very easy to talk to. Unfortunately where we stopped for lunch even though the Resturant had good food lovely and staff, the heat of the day was exhausting, this was enhanced by no aircon in the Resturant.
It started hour before schedule, I think our guide new what he was doing. We did not have wait very long in line to get to museum. Thank you. the biggest pleasure was conversation during the ride to Isla Negra. Our guide had knowledge about socialism, about Patagonia, about cosmos different religions. He was amazing. Stupid me, I forgot his name, I forgot to ask if would like to become our friend. He shared same thoughts and ideas, he had same common sense. That was so amazing that people from different part of the world can be the same. Perhaps viator can help me find that AMAZING guy
If you only have enough time for one trip to the sea from Santiago, you should visit Isla Negra. Each of Neruda's houses contain the essence of the poet and so to visit them is to understand the man and his poetry to a greater degree.
It was a long drive to get to the destination. But it was well worth it. I was really happy that I could finally visit Isla Negra. When we arrived there, we were told there were a large group of people ahead of us and we would have to wait for 2 hours!. Fortunately, thanks to our guide's negotiation or contact , they put us ahead of the crowd after 30 minutes of wait. Since we had to return to Santiago in time for the flight home, it was rather unnerving. I wondered if it was possible to make a reservation ahead in the evening. We enjoyed the tour of the house and appreciated beautiful and majestic view of the Pacific Ocean. In spite of Satiago's notorious Friday evening traffic, we got back to the hotel with enough time to spare. Our guide and the driver was really nice and efficient and the guide spoke excellent English.
However, I personally felt the visit to Pomaire was a waste of time. Wish there were a nicer place to visit and have a better lunch.
The museum was as interesting as we had hoped, but we thought it was really silly that Viators provided both a driver and a guide, when the museum had its own audio tour. We really only needed a driver, which would have brought the cost down considerably. There was also some confusion about exactly what our itinerary would be. Had we known that they could have driven us to Valparaiso the same day, we could have saved an extra day and quite a bit of money.
Driver and guide were friendly, Isla negra was very nice, but the stay in Pommaire should be longer (just time for lunch, no more, whould guve us half an hour to visit potery shops)
Visit of the winery was not planed I think, but it was nice