Following breakfast, you will go on a half-day panoramic city tour of Santiago’s main attractions, rich history, and modern, impressive buildings. You will visit the courtyards of the Government Palace “La Moneda”, the main square (Plaza de Armas), the Cathedral, the Central Post Office, and the Municipality. Then you will travel along the main avenue of the city “La Alameda”, seen from the Forest Park and the San Cristóbal hill and the bohemian Bellavista neighborhood. To complete the visit of Chile´s Capital, you will continue through the modern residential and commercial areas, sectors that reach the foot of the Andes Mountains. New neighborhoods such as Santa María de Manquehue, Las Condes, and Vitacura are mixed with sectors of advanced architecture such as Barrio El Golf.
Half-day Santa Rita Vineyard with lunch
After discovering Santiago, you will head towards the south of the city to the road that crosses the Maipo Valley. Making your way deeper into the valley, the tour will arrive at one of the most renowned vineyards throughout Chile, Santa Rita. There, you will enjoy a lovely lunch at Casa de Doña Paula Restaurant which was built in the 17th century and has held various important events regarding Chile’s Independence.
After lunch, you will have the chance to explore Santa Rita Vineyard facilities and wine cellars, understanding more about the process and stages of making wine. The tour ends with a tasting of Santa Rita´s finest wines: you will try some of the best wines from the vineyard.
Finally, you will return to the hotel in Santiago.
|Overnight in Santiago