Santiago De Chile holidays
Santiago de Chile
Situated in the shadow of the Andes, Santiago is a modern metropolis, full of sightseeing, dining and adventure opportunities. It’s quickly becoming the must-see capital in South America. You don’t have to wander too far from your hotel to reach the plazas surrounded by beautiful colonial architecture, or enjoy the city’s numerous restaurants which offer world-class cuisine.
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Best time to visit Santiago De Chile
• Santiago has a pleasant Mediterranean climate making it a year-round destination
• December and January are the warmest months and with many locals heading off to the coast on holiday the city is relatively quieter than the rest of the year
• Winters are mild, however there's more rainfall and smog at this time; skiing is a popular pastime in the Andes during the months of July and August.
Santiago De Chile holiday highlights
Sitting on a plain under the shadow of the Andes is Chile’s capital city Santiago, the fifth largest city in South America. Along with one of the world’s most spectacular backdrops, the city mixes colonial and modern architecture. The city centre, with its numerous monuments, churches and government buildings, can be explored easily on foot, while panoramic views can be witnessed at the summit of Cerro San Cristóbal. There are also many activities that can be enjoyed outside the city, including hiking and horse riding.