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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…

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    Hotel Alcalá del Río
  • Hotel Torremayor

    Located in one of the best neigbourhoods of Santiago, near to Los Leones Subway Station, Comercial Center, Financial Centersm, Best Restaurantes of Santiago. The Hotel counts with 80 comfortable and modern rooms fully equipped (2 suites)…

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    Hotel Torremayor
  • Hotel Tres Puntas

    It is located at 150 meters from the ski tracks. Is the most convenient option for groups of friends and counts with 91 rooms, an great pub and a restaurant with the best local gastronomy. Its passengers can also use the fitness center,…

    From USD$564 Ref. 3 nights

    Hotel Tres Puntas
  • Hotel Valle Nevado

    Every corner of this hotel will allow you to revel in a sensation of refined, exclusivity. There are 53 spacious rooms with a pure, noble decor, and each one has a terrace with direct access to the slopes. This is a perfect spot that…

    From USD$945 Ref. 3 nights

    Hotel Valle Nevado

They recommend us

  • "Our agent, Gianina Lillo was excellent. She responded immediately to emails and phone calls. She did her very best to correct any issues. I was very impressed with her professionalism. The Hotel Manutara…"

    January/2015

    Alexandra Sternstein

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    December/2014

    Frances Scheib

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    December/2014

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    February/2015

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  • "I booked the 5 day w trek and first thought your price was a lot. After seeing how much fantastico sur charge per night I was very happy with what I paid. You should provide a link or something to show…"

    January/2015

    Emma Knowles

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