Santiago Travel Guide

Santiago Sports & Activities

Sunday is the day for sports. In the prosperous eastern part of the city, jogging and bicycling are popular, and inline skating has caught on. Some streets are closed to traffic across Las Condes, Providencia, and Santiago Centro. People also take fútbol (soccer) games quite seriously. Head to an open park to check out some local pick-up games, and try Parque de Los Reyes (near Barrio Brasil) if you want to see futbolito (soccer played on a minipitch) at play.

Athletic Clubs and Spas

All of Santiago's larger hotels have health clubs on the premises, usually with personal trainers on hand to assist workouts. Even if you aren...

Bicycling

Santiago has no shortage of public parks, and they provide good opportunities to see the city. If you're ambitious you can pedal up Cerro San...

Horse Racing

Betting on horses is popular in Santiago, which is the reason you see so many Teletrak betting offices. The city has two large racetracks. ...

Skiing

KL Ski Rental. If you're planning on hitting the slopes, KL Ski Rental not only rents skis and snowboards but also arranges transportation...

Soccer

Chile's most popular spectator sport is soccer, but a close second is watching the endless bickering among owners, trainers, and players whenever...

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