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Bustling nightlife, modern shopping malls, stunning textiles and mouth-watering Chilean food. You’ll find all these and much more in Chile’s lively cities. Come and explore them!

If you like fashion and design, visit the exclusive boutiques on Santiago’s most elegant streets. For those who like ethnic and artisanal products, the big markets in the towns and on the islands display typical arts and crafts from every region of Chile.

When you’re done shopping, there are many great restaurants and bars to choose from – you’re bound to find something exactly to your taste. Chileans love to hang out and socialize with friends, so every day – especially on weekends – you’re sure to find somewhere to have fun.

If you like gaming and the adrenaline of gambling, visit the lively casinos found in all the big cities, from Arica in the very north to Punta Arenas in deepest Patagonia.



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Chancho Muerto Traditional Festival

Chancho Muerto Traditional Festival Head to this celebration that takes place in the Maule countryside. This traditional festivity revolves around pork-related products, where their slogan is “We’re celebrating the dead pig (Chanco Muerto) in Talca”. This regional celebration praises the qualities and importance of these animal products in the origins of Chilean cuisine and also […]

Chancho Muerto Traditional Festival Head to this celebration that takes place in the Maule countryside. This traditional festivity revolves around[...]

Independence Celebrations

Independence Celebrations Every year, on September 18th, Chile celebrates Independence with a bang to commemorate the beginning of the independence process from the Spanish Crown. Commonly known as “el dieciocho” (because of the date), most of the celebrations take place around the 18th and 19th, but the festivities can last up to a week. Most […]

Independence Celebrations Every year, on September 18th, Chile celebrates Independence with a bang to commemorate the beginning of the independence[...]

Festival of la Pampilla

Festival of la Pampilla The festival of la Pampilla takes place every year on the 18th and 19th of September in the city of Coquimbo. During this period (and even from weeks before the activity) hundreds of families set up their tents and vehicles on the hills and areas surrounding the Pampilla’s main esplanade. The […]

Festival of la Pampilla The festival of la Pampilla takes place every year on the 18th and 19th of September[...]