Santiago Sightseeing Classic City Tour

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Discover Santiago, the capital of Chile and home to seven million people. Rapid economic growth has made it one of the most developed cities in South America, establishing a modern urban environment that unites classic and modern architecture. During this tour, see how Chile's rich cultural heritage comes to life through iconic symbols of the city including la Plaza de Armas (the Main Square), Santa Lucia Hill, La Moneda (the Government Palace), the Post Office, and the Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Gray Line Chile

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Santiago

The capital of Chile is a vibrant city full of character, with a thriving artistic culture, modern restaurants and lively nightlife. Surrounded by mountains - the mighty Andes to the east and the smaller coastal range to the west - on a clear day, Santiago boasts one of the most incredible urban scenes in the world. Old-world colonial mansions and eclectic neighborhoods seamlessly integrate the skyscrapers of "Sanhattan" into a captivating fusion of tradition and modernity. With world-class skiing, wine routes, biking and trekking right at your doorstep, Santiago is a city full of stimulating possibilities.

Stop At: Barrio Lastarria

Our tour starts from the hotel where the transfer will pick us up. We will start through the main avenue of the city, knowing its history and its surroundings. We will go down to the cobblestone neighborhood of Lastarría, a characteristic sector for its green areas and beautiful houses of the XIX century, now restored and mostly used as cafes, restaurants, bookstores and museums.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cerro Santa Lucia

Next, we will be visiting the "Cerro Santa Lucia". Here we will have time to walk and take pictures, while our guide tells us some of the most important episodes in the history of Santiago, such as the Mapuche / Spanish confrontation. From its terraces we will have a panoramic view of Santiago, as well as admire relics and constructions from the colonial era, such as Castillo Hidalgo.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: La Moneda

We will arrive at the imposing government house called “La Moneda” and next to it the “Plaza de la Constitución”; We will visit its surroundings and we will know more about its important and interesting history.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Armas

We will go to our next stop, on the way we can see emblematic places of the city such as the Plaza de Armas, The Santiago Cathedral and its impressive architecture, in addition to the former national congress.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Barrio Bellavista

Hop back in your minivan and explore the old part of Santiago in the neighborhoods — or barrios — of Bellavista and Lastarria. Drive through cute Bellavista, admiring its charming buildings and witnessing its lively, bohemian scene as trendy restaurants and bars start filling up for the evening.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Hop out for a photo opportunity of the grand palacio before continuing through the financial district, known as the portmanteau ‘Sanhattan.’

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Santiago

Finally, we will end our trip directly at the hotel we have picked you up. Remember to ask all the recommendations for continuing visiting the city! :)
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