Región Metropolitana de Santiago Travel Guide

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  • Cerro San Cristobal

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Santiago Things to Do

    If you are visiting Santiago in Chile one of the highlights has to be the Cerro San Cristobal. The hill of Cerro San Cristobal can be reached by foot, by car via the road or by riding the funicular. Once you arrive there is a final walk to the summit where you will find the with 22 meter statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, an amphitheater and...

  • Grand Hyatt Santiago

    Santiago Hotels

    The best hotel in all of Santiago! Very Cool place with unique architecture. The restaurants on the...

  • La Piojera

    Santiago Nightlife

    La Piojera is a landmark that all locals know. It may have changed names a few times, but it has a colorful history since its inception in 1896. This is a relatively cheap dive-bar where everyone has a good time, everyone is an equal and the drinks have no equal. The "Terremoto" (earthquake) is their drink - again, known to all locals. It is a...


San José de Maipo

  • Preparing your backpack...

    San José de Maipo What to Pack

    Take a good, comfortable backpack, and avoid any 'hanging' item (bags, bottles, etc), in order to keep your hands free. Trekking boots, sandals, windbreak jacket, Polartec jacket, short pants, hat. In winter, add to the list: helmet, Polartec pants and balaclava, plastic mountaineering boots, rackets, randonee skis (optional). Band aids,...

  • Hosteria Millahue

    San José de Maipo Hotels

    Camino Al Volcan 27.724, Santiago, Chile

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

  • how to get to san jose de maipo

    San José de Maipo Transportation

    a cab is the best option! they pick people up along the way which makes the fare cheaper. are you going alone? i shared it with a friend and we found it to be fast and reasonable. we went from santiago to san jose de maipo. i don't remember where we caught it, but do negotiate the price before you get in. it's about 1.5 hrs. are you going to...


Villa Paulina

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  • Always bring warm clothing, but also...

    Villa Paulina What to Pack

    (If staying overnight)An internal-frame pack, and make sure that nothing is hanging freely (pack any other item, such a daypack, inside your main backpack) In winter, 3-layers:Waterproof breathable parka (GoreTex is OK), fleece balaclava, Polartec jacket and pants, suitable shirt, capilene inner shirt, wind-stopping breathable waterproof overpants...

  • La Paloma hanging glacier

    Villa Paulina Things to Do

    One of the main drives for visitors to Yerba Loca, is the glacier of La Paloma ("the dove"), at the end of the canyon, 3 kilometres from the base camp at Casa de Piedra.Be either climb it, hike to its base, or just watch its emerald-blue ice from a distance, it's a rewarding experience and a glorious sight, as many people who goes there can't...

  • Freezing

    Villa Paulina Warnings and Dangers

    Low temperatures are usual here, even in summer, so taking some precautions is worthy.Leave water inside your tent, to avoid finding it rock-solid in the morning.Keep batteries (for cameras, but mostly, for headlamps) close to your body, as they tend to discharge spontaneously in sub-zero temperatures.Don't count on toilets and showers to be in...



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  • Inside the house

    Maipo General

    That is the living room in the guest house. Just click on the picture to see everything. There are so many paintings, a piano (which sounds well... I checked it) and great furniture. Everything is in a great condition and perfect order. There is also a lobby which full of paitings from chilenian modern artists and they all have to do with wine ....

  • The swimming pool

    Maipo General

    As you can see in the introduction picture there is a also a big swimming pool just opposite the guest house. This is another photo of it.--------------------------------------------------------------------- This all looks so great and I regret that I didn't ask about the prices. So I have to check the internet. And if I found the adress and the...

  • The area of the Tarapaca winery

    Maipo General

    The Tarapaca winery has about 2000 hectares of vinyards planted out with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carmenere, Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc and Torrontés. And when I was there they planted out more than 1000 hectares with the same varieties.Further they are testing new varieties such a Sangiovese (it is the main grape in Chianti wines ) and...


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