Chile’s capital, Santiago, offers up a whirlwind of arts, culture and outdoor adventure options. It’s a city where you can surf in the morning and hike in the afternoon, visit museums by day and drink cocktails by night. With so much on offer in Santiago, it’s handy that Flight Centre has a variety of tours that will suit all budgets and travelling styles, from small-group bike tours through historical neighbourhoods, to guided wine tours in Casablanca.
Don't miss these Santiago tours
- San Cristoball Hill
- Winery tours
- Metropolitan Cathedral
- Cycling city tours
- Plaza de Armas
Bellavista and Mercado Market
Take a walking tour through Santiago’s bohemian quarter and admire the area’s vibrant street art, antique homes and tree-lined streets. Ascend San Cristóbal Hill for amazing views over the city, here you’ll find the famous white statue of the Virgin Mary, and on a clear day you can even see to the Andean Ranges.
No tour of Santiago is complete without a trip to the Mercado Central. This giant food market was first opened in 1872 and still operates seven days a week. Ogle at piles of fresh fish and crustaceans and enjoy the noisy banter of the fishmongers. Choose a ubiquitous seafood eatery and sit down to enjoy possibly the freshest seafood lunch of a lifetime.
Love wine and the countryside? Take a day tour to a local winery. At the Concha y Toro Winery you’ll enjoy wandering the stunning gardens of the famous winery and you’ll get to sample premium wines and cheeses. Visit the winery’s intriguing ancient cellars and even check out the ‘Casillero del Diablo’ (Devil’s Cellar) where the legend behind the famous Chilean wine ‘Casillero del Diablo Carmenere’ was born.
However you decide to spend your time in Santiago, whether you want to take a tour to wine country or enjoy a Chilean dinner and dance show. You can cycle, walk or bus your way around the city, and there’s an exceptional range of tours on offer to ensure you get the most out of this diverse country.