18 days in Santiago & Valparaiso Itinerary

18 days in Santiago & Valparaiso Itinerary

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18 days in Santiago & Valparaiso Itinerary

Start: Santiago
1
Santiago
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Valparaiso
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Santiago
— 12 nights
End: Santiago

4
nights
Santiago

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo de Arte Colonial de San Francisco as well as Iglesia San Franzisco de Sales. There's more to do: hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central) and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago trip itinerary tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Santiago. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santiago

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Central Market (Mercado Central) ©
Central Market (Mercado Central)

1
day
Valparaiso

Valparaiso
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Valparaiso trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Santiago to Valparaiso in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Valparaiso are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will leave for Santiago on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Valparaiso

Outdoors Tours Parks

12
nights
Santiago

Santiago ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Red House (Casa Colorada), General Cemetery (Cementerio General), Palacio Cousino, and other attractions. Do your shopping at La Vega Central and Easton Premium Outlet Mall. Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino and MAC, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo will appeal to museum buffs. Enjoy Santiago some more: take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Quinta Normal, step into the grandiose world of Castillo Hidalgo, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Artes Visuales.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Valparaiso to Santiago takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

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Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino ©
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

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