Holidays Santiago and the vineyards

We have a selection of unique and memorable holidays that include a visit to Santiago and the vineyards, with something for everyone. Book with Journey Latin America.

Things to do

There is lots to see and do in Santiago, from enjoying a self-drive tour of the vineyards, to skiing out of season at Valle Nevado. Book now with Journey Latin America.

Where to go when - our guide to Santiago and the vineyards

Santiago

The weather in Santiago and the vineyards is wide and varied

Situated in the heart of the country, Santiago and the surrounding fertile vineyards can be enjoyed at any time of year, though the fluctuating weather conditions of the region may affect which time suits you best. December - February are the hottest summer months, when the capital empties out a little. You’ll enjoy glorious sunny days and experience the Santiago a Mil theatre and performing arts festival in January. For traditional music, grape stomping and wine tasting, don’t miss the Vendimias harvest festivals from February - May in the vineyards. Winter sports enthusiasts would do well to visit in June - August, to catch the ski season in Valle Nevado and whizz down the dazzling snowy mountain ranges of the Andes.

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    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

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