48 hours in Santiago, Chile
Famous for its good wines, Santiago offers a variety of wineries to visit. Next stop Viña and Valparíso with beautiful beaches. During winter time you can enjoy the ski centers. Check out our great tips for a short time Santiago travel.
[accordion] [accordion_item title =”Morning” class=”acc-opened”] Casablanca Valley: The Casablanca Valley is located only 60 Kms. from Santiago. The city was founded in 1753 as Santa Barbara of Casablanca in honor of the wife of the Spanish King Ferdinand VII. Today, there are many important and prestigious Chilean vineyards in the valley, like Veramonte, Emiliana, Morandé, Casas del Bosque, Viña Mar, Casa Lapostolle, Loma Larga, Indómita and Viña Casablanca, among others, which will continue to strengthen its prestige all over the world.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Afternoon” class=”acc-opened”] Lunch at Tanino Restaurant, Casas del Bosque Vineyard: offers the perfect balance between its gastronomy and the Casas del Bosque wines.
[accordion] [accordion_item title =”Morning” class=”acc-opened”] Ski in Santiago: There are many ski centers close to Santiago, the nearest one is Valle Nevado, located at 46 km to the east of Santiago. It is one of the most recent and most popular ski resorts in Chile and it is placed on the El Plomo foothills in the Andes Mountains. It has about 800 hectares of skiing area. The ski season in Valle Nevado starts in June and ends in October, if the weather condition is appropriate. It is possible to enjoy the fresh snow during most of this period of time.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Afternoon” class=”acc-opened”] Lunch at Mirador del Plomo, Valle Nevado: to enjoy a ski day, the best place for lunch is “Mirador del Plomo” at Valle Nevado, this restaurant features international cuisine served buffet-style.
[accordion_item title =”Where to stay in Santiago” class=”acc-opened”] Hilton Garden Inn Santiago Airport: just 2.8km from Santiago International Airport, with complimentary transfer, 20 minutes from downtown Santiago de Chile and close to the Arauco Maipu Mall. [/accordion_item] [/accordion] [/col] [/row]