5 reasons to visit Chile
Chile has so much to offer, a big country, with a vibrant capital, beautiful beaches, art and amazing nature and landscapes, but what are the main reasons to go?
1.- The wine
Chilean wine is amazing, some of its vines are part of the finest winemakers in the world, for example Concha y Toro, the seventh largest wine producer in the world, which is only an hour away from Santiago, if you’re looking for something more personalized or a chance to know the smaller vineyards, we recommend Viña Vik.
Looking to ski during the summer? Portillo, Chile is the oldest ski area in South America, Valle Nevado and El Colorado are just an hour away from Santiago, and you can ski from July until October.
3.- Beautiful sunsets
The beauty of sunsets is that they’re different everywhere, well in Santiago de Chile you can watch it from the tallest building in South America, The Costanera, a building filled with restaurants, departament and fashion stores, go up the elevator to an overview of the Andes Mountains 300 meters high.
4.- Explore the history of the poet Pablo Neruda
The unconventional poet had houses in different parts of the country like Santiago, Valparaiso and Isla Negra, you can walk through them, and look at his treasures, items and more.
5.- Outdoors is a must
Cajón del Maipo is one of the must for outdoor aficionados, you can take a walk, trek El Morado glacier, climb one of the peaks, ski through Lagunillas or horse ride the valleys, and if you’re more the relaxed type you can chill at the Termas Valle de Colina, which are beautiful hot springs.