The capital of Chile is the seat of the executive power and the main financial and commercial center of
the country. It is home to more than 7 million people, a third of the country's total population. Santiago
captivates with its diverse panoramas and the versatility that characterizes it. Scene of events that
highlight Chilean culture and major international festivals, through its sounds, flavors and colors. The
Chilean capital fills all who visit it with life.
VALLE DEL MAIPO
- Visit the Plaza de Armas and its surroundings, a place where much of Chile's history has been written.
You will find old buildings, such as the Municipality of Santiago, the Cathedral Church, the National
Historical Museum, the Courts of Justice, among others.
- Visit the Central Market, a tourist icon to taste delicious fish and shellfish from the Chilean sea.
- Walk through Barrio Bellavista, one of the most important gastronomic and bohemian sectors of
Santiago, where you will find an endless list of restaurants, pubs, bars and nightclubs. In addition,
during the day you can visit "La Chascona", one of the houses of the poet who won the Nobel Prize for
Literature, Pablo Neruda, and visit various theaters of great national importance.
- Walk through the Lastarria and Bellas Artes neighborhoods, where you will find a varied gastronomic
offer, theaters, cultural centers, cinemas, bookstores, art galleries, design and antique shops, which
make these sectors an oasis of culture.
The Maipo Valley is one of the most important wine-growing areas in the country. Its geography of
contrasts offers visitors the opportunity to discover some of the most traditional vineyards in Chile.
Likewise, the qualities of its land and its climate allow the development of some of the noble vines that
have given prestige to Chilean wine in the world. Meanwhile, its surroundings offer tourists the
possibility of enjoying the most varied range of experiences, adventures and emotions, such as: Tours in
wineries with talks on production processes - Picnic in the gardens of the vineyards - Tasting and
purchase of wines - Carriage rides and bicycle tours through the vineyards - Events and dinners in large halls - High standard local gastronomy.
SANTIAGO CAPITAL OF MOUNTAIN TOURISM
Santiago is a privileged capital city due to its proximity to the central Andes Mountain range, a unique
geographical and natural context, which, thanks to its condition as a basin or valley surrounded by
mountains and hills, offers various activities, like:
Horseback riding - Trekking - Rafting - Canopy - Climbing - Snow activities - Ski centers - Hot springs -