The Chilean Central Valley, with its rich soils and sunny Mediterranean climate, is Chile’s breadbasket. Orchards flourish, and the slopes of the Andean foothills support vineyards producing world class wines. Several now welcome visitors: here you visit one of the most attractive and luxurious.
Day 1: By road to the Casablanca valley (1.5hrs), celebrated among the world’s wine cognoscenti for the shiraz and pinot noir grapes which thrive among orchards and woodland of cedar, chestnut and almond. You’ll be relaxing in the classy surroundings of La Casona at Matetic which has intimate accommodation in a 100-year-old estancia refurbished in plush colonial style.
Day 2: At leisure at the vineyard, including a tour of the award-winning winery, with wine tasting.
Day 3: Return to Santiago to continue your holiday or connect with your international flight.
UK clients arrive home the following day.
Breakfast daily, dinner days 1,2.
3 days from £681pp