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Santiago and Farellones

Get to know more about the Destination

Santiago is the main urban center of the Metropolitan region and the country´s capital.

Farellones is located a few kilometers northeast of Santiago and it´s the perfect place to practice snow sports in one of the most important ski centers in South America.

This destination offers high quality urban services, with an spectacular public and private infrastructure, and a diverse cultural offer.

However, also you can enjoy calm places and nature in areas near the Costa Cordillera.

This destination combines modern and rural traditions, with different landscapes and realities, to welcome the visitors to the largest and narrowest country in the world.

Attractions

Flora and fauna. Urban and rural equipment. Cultural and historical interest zone.

Activities

Horseback ridings, bicycle ridings, mountainbike, trekking, snow trekking, ski, radonne, high mountain tours, snowboard, sport fishing, sailing, canoe, windsurf, picnic, bird watch, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Metropolitan region.

How to get there?

To Santiago: Airway, to the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport. Also, land route, by Route Panamericana 5.

From Valparaiso: Land route, by Cuesta La Dornida (Route 68)

To Farellones: Land route, east direction. By Kennedy and Las Condes Ave. take Farellones road.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Mediterraneo weather. There is a dry season and rains during winter time. The annual media temperature is 14ºC, and the annual media precipitations are 356.2 milimeters.

In the Andes, there is a cold heigh weather, above the 3000 meters. Low temperatures and solid rain.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, roads, outdoor activities.

Surroundings

Barrio Italia-Condell, Barrio Balmaceda, Barrio Bellavista, Barrio Brasil, Barrio Suecia, Barrio Concha and Toro, Barrio Lastarria, Barrio Paris-Londres, Barrio Patronato, Barrio Republica, Barrio Yungay, Caleu, Canteros de Colina, El Colorado Ski Center, La Parva Ski Center, Valle Nevado Ski Center, Santa Lucia Hill, El Arrayan, Maipú Battle Historical field, Calan Hill Observatory, Metropolitan Park, Forestal Park, Caren Lagoon and Park, Los Dominicos Town, Mapocho River, Viña Cousiño Macul.

Some featured hotels in Santiago and Farellones

  • Hotel Alcalá del Río

    Hotel Alcala del Rio has 50 rooms, air conditioning, heating, minibar, Internet access in each room, safety boxes, swimming pool and parking. Large restaurant and bar. 5 rooms with capacities from 15 to 100 people equipped with the…

    From USD$98 Ref. Double

    Hotel Alcalá del Río
  • Time Apartments

    Time Apartments located in the exclusive El Golf Neighborhood in Las Condes District, and just steps away from the Tobalaba and El Golf Subway station, offers an experience of confort and independence in modern apartments. Moreover,…

    From USD$107 Ref. Double

    Time Apartments
  • Hotel Boutique Le Reve

    Le Rêve Boutique Hotel is designed for travellers who demand premium service during their stay as well as an unforgetable experience. Like a home with an artistic feel. 30 rooms offer an individual atmosphere combined with french…

    From USD$261 Ref. Double

    Hotel Boutique Le Reve
  • Radisson Petra La Dehesa

    Located in one of the most exclusive residential neighborhoods in the city of Santiago, specifically in Lo Barnechea, Radisson Petra La Dehesa is an excellent choice for a unique stay full of pleasure and comfort. The hotel, opened…

    From USD$134 Ref. Double

    Radisson Petra La Dehesa

They recommend us

  • "We are just arriving from two tours with VisitChile (one of 4 days at Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales with Torres del Paine, Pinguineras and Navigation to visit Serrano and Balmaceda glaciers; and the other…"

    February/2013

    Graciela Ventós

  • "The services that we received were exactly what was in the program. Excellent attention everywhere, schedule always accomplished for the best use of time, and high quallity of persons. This vacations for…"

    January/2013

    María Patricia Jaramillo

  • "Just say thanks to efficience, cordiality and kind ways that you have with us. Thanks a lot and have a happy new year!"

    December/2012

    Graciela Demurtas

  • "I just would like to thanks the attention and the excellent organization for our trip to Chile and Argentina. Thank you very much. "

    March/2013

    Roberto Lazarrini

  • "It was nice to count with you during our trip. "

    March/2013

    Maikol Andrés Campillay

Certificates

  • Turismo Chile
  • Verisign
  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
  • TripAdvisor

Contact us

  • VisitChile Reps© 2002
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  • +56 (2) 2946 2900 / Fax: +56 (2) 2946 2951
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  • Av. Suecia #0119, Of. 408, 4° piso
  • Providencia - Santiago - Chile
  • Toll Free USA: 1-800-906-8056
  • From Argentina: (11) 5219-4105
  • From Brasil: (11) 3958-7071