Santiago is the most important city in Chile with almost 7,5 million inhabitants counting the surroundings, it is the sixth most populated metropolitan area in Latin America, also the seventh most inhabited city in Latin America and the southern hemisphere. Santiago is the seat of the main administrative and government buildings of Chile. It has 37 communes, 26 of which are in the metropolitan area. In them we find entertaining neighborhoods with a dynamic nightlife, restaurants, designer shops and art galleries to visit.
Within Santiago there are also large parks and natural areas. One of them is the Metropolitan Park located in Cerro San Cristóbal where you can visit the Zoo, trekking trails, swimming pools, the Immaculate Conception Sanctuary that is located at its summit, the funicular train and the cable car.
Being located in a valley, it is surrounded by mountains that offer attractive panoramas such as visiting the ski centers during winter, trekking, horseback riding, climbing and much more in the Cajón del Maipo and discovering the flavors of typical food when enjoying a field day.
Due to its central location, Santiago also allows you to be on the beach in a few hours, so in one day you can visit Valparaíso, Viña del Mar or other spas in the area such as the port of San Antonio, Rocas de Santo Domingo, Isla Negra. , among others. In the surroundings of Santiago there are several of the most important wine valleys in the country, which are known for their Wine Route, where you can visit the vineyards and taste different strains of wine accompanied by gastronomy Chilena.