Vina teems with tourists during peak months December, January and February, despite Antarctic currents that make swimming a formidable prospect.
The Fonck Museum and Quinta Vergara provide insights into the area's recent and ancient history, archaeology and natural history.
From the Santiago airport you can take the taxy (1 hour 1/2 - about 180 usd- max 3 persons) or the bus (about 12 usd per person) that will leave you some blocks from the hotel.
The iconic one, the Viña del Mar Song Festival, held in February every year, is an activity that music lovers mustnt miss.
But it hasnt all been a bed of roses since 1962.And once the new clock mechanism and hands had arrived from.It was shipped over and installed on a sloping lawn at the foot of Cerro Castillo.Relaxation and fine taste define this so-called Garden City.Less than four years later, however, the clock was all but obliterated when cerco coppia matura, perù a tree fell on it during strong winds and torrential rain.You must enjoy the sun, swim in the water or watch the multicolored sunset from its highly popular beach resorts like Reñaca, Concón and Las Salinas.
The reconstruction effort used more than 7,000 flowers and bushes, with each number on the clock face requiring more than 100 plants.
The flowers of the botanical dial are allowed to grow no higher than 4 inches (10 centimeters) to avoid impeding the path of the clock hands turning above them.
It is about 15 minutes.
It only took 40 days, however, for the city to restore its famous flower clock.Its long promenade will catch your eye with innovative spaces for outdoor sports, activities and top level gastronomy.Rather than try to repair the original Swiss clock, the city decided to replace it with a more modern and reliable timepiece controlled by GPS (it tells near-perfect time, so you can happily set your watch to it).The Reloj de Flores (Flower Clock) is a botanical landmark in Viña del Mar to this day. .Mexico, the timepiece was back to its flowery best.Walk along its streets and be taken back to last centurys golden age.