The thriving city of Santiago has got the best of both worlds. On one side it is surrounded by lofty mountains and picturesque beaches. And on the other side it offers gourmet feasts and culturally enriching experience in its art galleries and museums. And if the adventurer in you still yearns for more then engage in some power-packed activities like climbing, trekking, skiing, horse-back riding and kayaking.Major highways in Santiago
Top Daytrips around Santiago
- The centralized highway of Autopista Central is a privately-owned, modern highway that lies in between the Vespucio Norte Express and Maipo River.
- The privatized expressway named Costanera Norte connects the east Santiago with the west. It mainly joins the posh areas of Santiago with airport and Downtown.
- Centro Cultural Palacio de La Moneda is an underground extension of La Moneda Palace, with exquisite cultural and artistic exhibitions, an affordable gift shop and cozy café.
- Plaza De Armas is the official plaza of the city with its very own metro line, cathedral, main market and post office. One can visit this place for a fun daytrip with family or friends.