Santiago – Skyscrappers & Neo-Baroque facades beneath the Andes
Nestled at the feet of the snow-covered peaks of the Majestic Andes, Chile's capital city of Santiago is a cosmopolitan, lively and sophisticated wonderland of old-world neoclassical colonial legacy, modern elegance, fun, flavour and colourful eccentricity.
The many free walking tours listed by freetour.com will cover every aspect of charming Santiago – giving you real local insight to not only the main sights and sounds of the city, but also the 'off-the-beaten-path' areas of the capital and alternative Santiago. Visit the 18th Century Cathedral, Royal Court Palace, Santa Lucia Hill, Parque Forestal, Plaza des Armas and much more as well as the popular local picadas markets, discover tantalizing local cuisine, explore the bohemian neighborhoods of Lastarria and Bellavista, get local hints on the best nightlife hotspots around Barrio Bellavista and Barrio Brasil and get great tips on avoiding tourist-traps all from friendly, happy & authentic local Santiago free tour guides.
And, if you have the energy, you can venture out to the many flea markets to find that quirky souvenir among stalls of collectibles, pre-loved articles, local crafts & artisan products, or hit the malls of Las Condes & Providencia for high-end local & international fashion. You'll be spoiled for choice of restaurants & chic cafes while several theatres dedicated to the arts & culture await your arrival.