Friday, August 27, 2010

Places to See and Things to Do (Chile)

Located in South America Chile is a prime vacation destination for any type of traveler. The culture is rich with history and the food is some of the best in the world. Activities from Skiing to Shopping and sights from glaciers to bohemian style houses. As said in TripAdvisor "Santiago, Chile, is a sum of its diverse parts; the colonial structures of central Santiago, the stately buildings of Plaza de Armas, the funky cafes and dance clubs of Bellavista, and the Forest Park along Mapocho." Top rated hotels in Santiago are The Aubrey, A 5 star luxury hotel perfect for a romantic getaway, The Meridiano Sur Petit Hotel, a 4 1/2 star hotel perfect for a family, The Hotel Orly, a 4 1/2 star hotel that is great unique couples retreat, and finally the Plaza El Bosque Suites, a 4 1/2 star hotel that is perfect for a couple with a "budget".

Take a full-day trip in Santiago "Wineries Day Trip from Santiago/Cousino Macul and Concha y Toro". "Discover The new World of Wine in Chile and visit on of the oldest and most historic wineries in the country on a full day guided tour from Santiago. Cousino Macul was founded in 1856 and is still owned and directed by the descendants of Matias Cousino, the original founder. You will experience the winery before you taste the elegant wine. After a stop for lunch (an additional cost) you will continue your tour to the Concha y Toro winery. Founded in 1883 by Don Melchor Concha y Toro. Today the winery is one of the largest producers of export in Chile.

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