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Pisco, Peru

Located on the southern coast of Peru, Pisco is world-renowned for the grape brandy that bears its name. Tour the local vineyards to taste traditional pisco. The nearby Paracas National Reserve is home to diverse marine wildlife and local birds that flourish in this beautiful and untamed landscape.


  • Port Name & Location
    General San Martin Port. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Standard Time Zone. UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish.
  • Currency & Shopping
    The local currency is the Sol.
    • Famous For
      Pisco lends its name to the national drink of Peru – an aromatic grape brandy.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Pisco was the centre of the Paracas culture, a pre-Incan civilization that flourished from 900BC to 200AD.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Home to some of country’s best fishing, Pisco is the perfect place to sample ceviche, Peru’s national dish.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      El Candelabro, Pisco's prehistoric giant geoglyph, stands at 595 feet tall. It's origin remains a mystery.
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