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Santiago and Farellones

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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

    This prestigious hotel counts with: Swimming pool, health center with gymnasium, sauna and body therapies. Baby setter, rent a car, secretary and many other services so that you can enjoy the simple pleasures of excellence. In addition…

    From USD$181 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
  • 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)…

    From USD- Ref.

    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$552 Ref. 3 Nights

    Hotel Tres Puntas

They recommend us

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    March/2013

    Alfonso Recalde

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    December/2012

    Jaracy Sayao

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    March/2013

    Roberto Lazarrini

  • "I have sent you a couple of mails where I thanked you for the nice dinner in the best restaurant in Puerto Natales and my good experience with Comapa tour operator, they delivered ! Torres del Paine was…"

    March/2013

    Aina Knive

  • "The service was very good, efficient and with proper information about the promoted hotels. "

    December/2012

    Hans Luis Mayer

Certificates

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Contact us

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