Santiago Tips

SANTIAGO CABLE CAR!

Inaugurated in 1980 closed in 2009 and reopened  2016, the Santiago cable car is one of the favorites promenades for the tourists and also for the people of Santiago.  You can travel 4,8 km from Pedro de Valdivia until Pio Nono in 20 minutes enjoying the beautiful view that offers the capital of Chile.

How much?
1300 clp.

Centro Cultural la Moneda!

Located just steps from the Moneda Metro and under the Plaza de la Ciudadanía, La Moneda Cultural Center offers the Chilean and foreign public access to the creation and the national and international visual and audiovisual heritage. The Cultural Center receives an average audience of more than 1000 people a day. It offers free admission to all its exhibitions from Monday to Friday until 12 noon.

Where?
Metro la Moneda.

Billboard?
CCPLM

PICASSO IN CHILE!

The exhibition of one of the most important artistic icons of the 20th century comes to Chile. The exhibition includes 35 medium and large format paintings, 41 drawings, 20 sculptures, 20 engravings and 19 photographs, arranged in nine sections that together cover the profuse career of the artist in its different stages that will allow visitors to discover the process Creative of Pablo Picasso in chronological form.

     

How much?
Free until 13:00 hrs.
After 13:00 Hrs,  3.000 clp.

When?
Until March 6.

Where?
Centro Cultural la Moneda, subway station Moneda.

Source: CCPLM

El RINCON DE LOS CANALLAS RESTAURANT!

The Rincón de los Canallas is a traditional restaurant in Santiago de Chile founded in military dictatorship. It receives the name of Canallas since Augusto Pinochet used to call thus its opponents. Being a clandestine restaurant, the people who visited it played among themselves calling each other “canallas”.

Where?
Tarapacá 810, Santiago.

What to expect?
Menu

CULTO BAR!

An innovative and charming at the same time is the proposal of Culto Bar, who makes ode to cult bands which can be enjoyed through its audiovisual scene. Beyond its unique style, it has a variety of drinks and meals that can be enjoyed in the company of family and friends. Culto Bar is located at Lastarria neighborhood, very close from us. For more information on its menu we invite you to visit their website.

culto bar

Where?
Estados Unidos St #246
Lastarria, Santiago

“BARRIO ITALIA”

While walking through the streets, it is very common to find shops where repairs antique furniture as well as galleries, small museums and restaurants to spend a nice evening with family or friends. When you come to Santiago, a must stop is walking around this neighborhood to enjoy and fall in love with this elegant and classic sector.

BARRIO ITALIA

“EL BIÓGRAFO” MOVIE THEATHER!

If you like the independent cinema, the one who does not usually is in a traditional movie theater, El Biógrafo is for you. Built in the 80’s, it specializes in project arthouse, independent, american or european movies, leading film lovers to visit their rooms that are open to the public from monday to sunday since 15hrs to 22hrs. It is located in the heart of Lastarria in downtown Santiago. If you want more information on the weekly billboard we invite you to visit their website.

el biografo

VIOLETA PARRA MUSEUM!

The Violeta Parra Cultural Center is located at Avenida Vicuña Mackenna 37, less than 1 block from Plaza Italia and was open to the public at the end of 2015. Attendees can visit different showrooms and meet the work of Violeta Parra and her belongings, that were provided by her family and the Violeta Parra Foundation. It is open from tuesday to sunday with a schedule from 9:30 until 18:00. (:

museo violeta parra

 

CAFÉ 202 | BREWERY

A few steps from the Alameda, behind the GAM, is Café 202, right on the corner of Villavicencio and United States St. With a simple proposal: coffee, beer and lots of music in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly and informal service.
Café 202 invites you to spend good evenings getting together with yours friends. The excuse for a shorter week finishing your day by loosening the tensions of daily life. Good tip: arrive early because it gets very busy!

cafe 202

Café 202
Estados Unidos 202 · Lastarria
(56-2) 2 2632 82 64

SNOWY AUGUST!

Enjoy that we still have snow in Chile! Stay at Hostal Providencia: here InfoTour will give you all the best tips of snow tours!

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GABRIELA RESTAURANT!

Gabriela Restaurant has become a renowned restaurant in Lastarria heart. Located in the Zocalo Square of GAM (Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral), it has friendly service and a menu with more than 50 choices, including meat, seafood and vegetables. In addition, they offer a variety of dishes to share, cocktails, great wine and snacks.

gabriela

Where?
GAM
Av. Libertador Bernardo O’Higgins 227

VIÑA UNDURRAGA!

Established in 1885 by Francisco Undurraga, this is one of Chile’s oldest wineries. With 130 years of experience, Viña Undurraga makes unique wines of specific origin which reflect the best of the land and valleys of Chile. Visit them and discover their great history. Taste a glass of wine and discover the enigmas, flavours, aromas and history which infuse the vineyards. Viña Undurraga will be delighted to welcome you and ensure you have a great experience!

viña undurraga

LOOM BREWPUB!

American food & american craft beers brewed in Chile! Loom Brewpub invite you to enjoy your favorite sports with the best craft beers and sandwiches from monday to saturday from 12h. A small brewery with great beers!

loom

Where?
Bellavista 0360, Providencia

CULTURAL HERITAGE DAY TOUR!

Landay Barcelo Hostel, under the Cultural Heritage Day in Chile, wants to invite you to participate of a circuit that will be developed on May 31. This activity will start at the Press Liberty Square, located in the Barrio Concha y Toro, from 11am. The activity will last about two hours and eight cultural sites will be visited. Perfect for history lovers!

afiche ruta

Where?
Press Liberty Square
Metro República

FREE ENTRANCE!

HARD ROCK CAFE SANTIAGO!

Complying with high standards of the restaurant chain, which has more than 170 offices in fifty countries, the Hard Rock Cafe Santiago is located in the Costanera Center Mall. It covers an area of 1000 square meters, capacity to receive 290 people and a stage that became a new space for national music, with live performances every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The letter offered from the “legendary” burger to salads, steaks and sandwiches. Add to that a wide variety of drinks, where the Chilean pisco of course is present.

hard rock cafe

Where?
Costanera Center Mall
Av. Andrés Bello 2425, Providencia

ASK AT RECEPTION FOR MORE INFO!

CAFE ESCONDIDO!

In an alley located in Lastarria, Cafe Escondido greets you with an old air. The place is ideal for any generation, with a classic but very tasty menu and reasonable prices.

café escondido

Where?
Rosal 346, Lastarria
Santiago de Chile

ASK AT RECEPCION FOR MORE INFO!

ONTOUR DISCOUNTS | COSTANERA CENTER!

Do you know what is On Tour? It’s a special Costanera Center Discounts program just for tourists. Go to the On Tour’s counter at level 2, with your passport or your foreign ID. Lots of stores are waiting for you with good reductions!

ontour

Where?
Av. Andrés Bello 2425, Providencia
Santiago de Chile

ASK AT RECEPTION FOR + INFO!

GOETHE INSTITUT!

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with its activities worldwide. They convey a comprehensive picture of Germany by providing information on cultural, social and political life of the country. Goethe is the most prestigious institution that offer German courses and in Chile and also Spanish courses for foreingers. The Spanish courses start at the beginning of each month and levels A1-C2 are offered. Besides, the institut have a Infocentro/library, plus a great cultural program.

goethe

Where?
Av. Holanda 100, 2° piso – Las Condes
Santiago de Chile

More info: Goethe Institut

CAFÉ AL PASO GIRASOL!

Cafe Girasol is a small place in Lastarria where are sold packed lunches, sandwiches, quiches, pies and salads.  Also, rich cupcakes, lemon pie, banana and carrot cakes among many other varieties of desserts. In addition it’s an emporium where you can find a variety of gourmet products such as organic fruit tea, olive oil, honey, homemade jams, gourmet pastas, organic matte and vegetarian and vegan products such as pies, pastries and breads Vegan. 😉

Where?
José Victorino Lastarria 3 · Lastarria

MIXTURA ANDINA RESTAURANT!

Mixtura Andina Restaurant synthesize a culinary proposal based on the exquisite flavors of traditional Peruvian cuisine. Their food is recognized worldwide for its quality and variety, with new culinary techniques, excellent service and a pleasant atmosphere to ensure the guests have an unforgettable experience and wonderful flavors and aromas!

Where?
Ramón Carnicer 71, Providencia

ASK AT RECEPTION FOR + INFO!