Where is Coquimbo Located?
The attractiveness of the Región de Coquimbo, is reflected in a contrast of beautiful beaches, lush Vegetation, and rocky, semi-arid landscape. Due to the climate, the area is ideal for the cultivation of wine as well as various kinds of fruit.
Surrounded by a mystical touch, the Región de Coquimbo offers not only an esoteric atmosphere but also opportunities for astronomers. Due to the clear skies, the fourth Region is an important location for observatories, such as El Tololo, Cerro Morado, and the European Southern Observatory.
What Country is Coquimbo in?
About 480 km from Santiago, La Serena is one of the most important cities of the “Norte Chico”. The capital of the Region is also one of Chile’s oldest cities. As a former common point of attack by pirates, La Serena was repeatedly expanded and restored with fortresses.