Discover the Casablanca and Colchagua Valleys
4 Days / 3 Nights - per person in double room - Code CCT009
Reception at the Santiago Airport and transfer to the selected hotel.
By the afternoon, visit to Santa Rita Vineyard where we will be able to visit its wine cellars and taste its best wines. The wine cellar of Santa Rita was founded in 1880 by Domingo Fernández Concha who brought French stocks giving birth to its worldwide known wines. Its cellar was awarded with the National Monument status and combine the traditional French and American oak barrels with modern winemaking techniques providing its wines with a unique aroma and body. Its manor, surrounded by a beautiful park, it was also declared National Monument as well as its famous restaurant “Doña Paula”, named after Paula Jaraquemada, owner of the Santa Rita's manor house 200 years ago. At that time, a number of historical events related to the Independence of Chile took place here. General Bernardo O'Higgins and 120 soldiers took shelter here after fighting the Spanish crown forces. Santa Rita's most famous range of products is called "120" in homage to these patriots. Return to Santiago.
Day 2: Santiago / Isla Negra / Algarrobo
The tour begins from the hotel toward the Pacific Ocean coastal area, arriving in the famous beach town of Algarrobo where you will find a quiet and beautiful landscape with inspiring views of several beaches. Here we will enjoy a lunch in a typical Chilean-style gastronomy restaurant in the Algarrobo. After lunch, we will continue the route reaching “Isla Negra” town, the favorite place of the poet Pablo Neruda. Here we will be able to admire, among other things, the collection of seashells and large prow masks belonging to his lifetime collection.
Moreover, you will enjoy a wine tasting in one Vineyard in Casablanca Valley, a pleasure for wine lovers. At evening return to Santiago.
Day 3: Santiago / Santa Cruz (Colchagua Valley)
Buffet breakfast serve in hotel’s restaurant. Pick up in your hotel in Santiago heading to the Colchagua Valley in order to visit one of the vineyards of this wine valley. After we have experienced this visit, we will continue our trip to a local restaurant where we will have lunch and then we will visit the Ruta del Vino store where we will be able to purchase, if we want it, some souvenir (not included). Then, we will visit a second vineyard, and after that, we will start our journey back to Santiago, at 5 pm.
Accommodation in Santiago.
Day 4: Santiago / Santiago Airport
Breakfast at the hotel. At agreed time transfer to the Airport.