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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 Kennedy

    Kennedy Hotel is located at the beautiful eastern part of Santiago, in a residential neighborhood, steps away from the Mall Parque Arauco and the most important shopping centers, gastronomic and financial areas of the city, located…

    From USD$173 Ref. Double

    Hotel Kennedy
  • 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

They recommend us

  • "We´were enchanted with the package that we bought with you!"

    January/2013

    Marina Fernández

  • "I would like to recall the punctuality, amability and kindness of the people who picked us up in every transfer during our trip: from Punta Arenas airport to hotel and in all our excursions. It was an…"

    March/2013

    Jesús Casteñer Carrasco

  • "I liked everything a lot, I will recommend you and also I agree with the comment: excellent accomplishment of what was promised!"

    December/2012

    Jaracy Sayao

  • "We have received an excellent attention from VisitChile and their Patagonia colaborator, COMAPA. Thanks a lot for everything. "

    December/2012

    María Jesús Sasieta

  • "Thank you, I was nervous about working with your company, but I am extremely glad that I did. Our ski holiday was very enjoyable overall. I will recommend you to others."

    July/2012

    Danika Marquis

Certificates

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

Contact us

  • VisitChile Reps© 2002
  • Chile Tour Operator
  • +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