Santiago de Chile, the great metropolis

Take a historic walk around Santiago’s Cathedral and visit San Cristobal Mountain.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Santiago de Chile, surface area 641 square kilometers

AIRPORT

Arturo Merino Benitez Airport

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

Chilean Peso

WEATHER

Max 30 ºC 
Min 4 ºC

TRANSPORTATION

Bus (Transantiago), metro, taxi and collective transport

SURFACE AREA

641 km²

WHAT TO DO IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE?

SANTIAGO’S CATHEDRAL

Get to know Chile’s most important cathedral, considered a national landmark due to its colonial architecture. Admire its vaults and relics from the 18th century.

Estimated distance from the Airport

17 km

SAN CRISTOBAL MOUNTAIN

Get on the cable car, drive by car, walk or take a bike ride. You will get an excellent view of Chile while you have some delicious mote con huesillos. Remember to visit the zoo and the top of the mountain.

Estimated distance from the Airport

19 km

PALACIO DE LA MONEDA

Get to the political center of Chile’s capital city. Walk around its gardens and iconic rooms. Discover the secrets that have been kept on its walls since 1805.

Estimated distance from the Airport

17 km

BELLAS ARTES NATIONAL MUSEUM

Admire its colonial architecture and discover the modern works of art located inside. The Museum attracts both curious onlookers and art lovers due to its history and exhibitions.

Estimated distance from the Airport

17 km

WHAT TO EAT IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE?

Taste Chilean cuisine

    FOOD

  • Porotos granados
  • Corn cake
  • Charquican
  • Humitas

    DRINKS

  • Mote con huesillos
  • Wine
  • Terremoto (Earthquake)
  • Piscola
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