SantiagoDestination guide: Santiago, Chile

Santiago is Chile's economic and cultural heart. Thousands of people fly to Santiago from all around the world to conduct business with the many companies headquartered here. From the Financial District to the outlying residential areas, travelling to Santiago presents visitors with numerous possible avenues to explore.

Although most fly to Santiago for business, there are many other sights to see in the city. Enjoy one of the many tours available to showcase the beauty of modern day Santiago. Afterward, enjoy a stroll through the Fine Arts Museum, or along one of the bustling streets of this lively city.

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Santiago - Weather Overview

Santiago's wet season lasts from May to August, when winter temperatures average around 13±C (55±F) - the Chilean ski resorts around Santiago are at their best from June to August. The best time to visit is in spring (September to November), but the weather is fine right through the summer and fall to April, with average temperatures ranging between 20±C (68±F) and 30±C (86±F).