Santiago and Wine Tour
Chile's capital city is the cosmopolitan, financial, cultural, and political center of the country. It's graced with tree-lined streets, parks, distinctive neighborhoods, ample variety of restaurants and hotels. In addition to its own attractions, Santiago is close to ski centers, beaches and the ideal gateway for excursions into nearby valleys and both extremes of Chile, North and South.
Missionaries traveling with the conquistadores brought cuttings from their native Spain to Chile in the mid-sixteenth century. Finding the area around one of the first settlements, Santiago, to be close to their own Meditarrean climate, and the valleys fertile.
The missionaries planted the black pais grape to produce their sacramental wine. Farmers joined the missionaries, and the first plantings gave fruit for more than religious purposes. These commercial wines proved to be popular and were exported to other countries. By the early 1800s.
The Winery you can select are Cousiño Macul, Concha y Toro or Santa Rita
We will drive through the Modern area of Santiago call "Sanhattan" in Las Condes and Providencia which is another interesting areas of stores, Restaurants and Bars, then we get into the area of the Locals y typical Market to walk around and see where the Chilean's do they shopping of very Fresh Meats, Fish, Fruit and vegetables. . after we continue to Down Town of the City to see the Main Square Plaza de Armas , Cathedral de Santiago and then continue to The Presidential Palace La Moneda (where in 1973 was the Military coup against to Salvador Allende President of Chile )
After all this activities in the City we will drive to the Maipo Wine Valley to you have a Wine Tour and Tasting Wine
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 7 hours
For my private tours we will use a Mercedes Benz Vito 2016 capacity for 04 people and a lot room for your luggage and If the group is bigger we can use a different and large Van
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Leo is knowledgeable, informative, and has great communication skills. He assured that we shall see all of the sites from the best locations, and was attuned to our specific topics/places of interest, and accommodated it with in the framework of the tour. He has a positive and friendly attitude. Our tour was to a large measure a success due to Leo.