North - Serena & Coquimbo
DESTINATIONS THROUGH CHILE / NORTH
SERENA & COQUIMBO
La Serena is a seaside town, capital of the Coquimbo Region in the Elqui Province. Is one of the oldest city, founded in 1544, it Is located 475km north of Santiago.
La Serena, a city with a marked neocolonial architectural style, has its own undeniable image. It always abounds in multicoloured gardens and many beautiful churches, whose bell chiming traces the passage of time. The city's development can clearly be seen on Avenida del Mar, a coastal stretch located only 2 kms from the centre of La Serena. Thanks to the modern streetlighting system this avenue is also an attractive place for a nocturnal stroll. In addition to the city's constant cultural activity, business life is also fervent.