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Discover Santiago de Chile’s amazing sites and unforgettable experiences for LGBT+ Travelers

Welcome to Santiago, a vibran and diverse destination that warmly embraces LGBTQ travelers. Chile's capital city, nestled in the Andes Mountains, offers a dynamic blend of rich culture, modern amenities, and a burgeoning LGBTQ scene.

Santiago is home to numerous LGBTQ-friendly bars, clubs, and events, creating an inclusive atmosphere that celebrates diversity. The Bellavista neighborhood stands out as a lively hub for LGBTQ nightlife, filled with trendy establishments and welcoming spaces. Beyond the nightlife, Santiago boasts historic landmarks, world-class museums, and picturesque parks, providing a captivating backdrop for exploration. While the city has made significant strides in LGBTQ rights, understanding local customs and attitudes is key for a smooth and enjoyable visit.

This guide will navigate you through the vibrant LGBTQ culture, must-visit places, and practical tips to ensure an unforgettable experience in Santiago. Get ready to immerse yourself in the heart of Chile's LGBTQ community and discover the charm and openness that Santiago has to offer.

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1. Bellavista & Lastarria

These bohemian neighborhoods that are walking distance from downtown, have a fun vibe with great nightlife and tantalizing cuisine everyone should experience. You’ll pass by street performers and maybe even a few drag queens playing music and dancing with glee for all to enjoy. Along the way you will be amazed by beautiful street art filled with bright colors.

2. Santiago’s Historic Sites

Walking through the streets of downtown you’ll be able to see the Moneda Presidential Palace, Plaza de Armas, Santa Lucia Hill, as Bellas Artes, considered to be the West Hollywood of Santiago. Along the way, be sure to stop off for a nice cold Pisco Sour.

3. Cajón del Maipo

Located in the outskirts of Santiago, you will discover a gateway to the Andes mountains full of life and colors, up close and in person. It will give your senses an amazing experience with the powerful combination of breathtaking surroundings and picturesque landscapes while surrounded by majestic mountains. Whether you enjoy a hearty trek, white-water rafting, bungie jumping, or just enjoy nature, this place is for you!

4. Valparaiso

This picturesque port city is a World Heritage Site, filled with colorful hills, classic hillside elevators and beautiful street art. The best way to experience it is by getting lost while walking through the hills and neighborhoods. Be sure to have lunch in local restaurants that offer a variety of local fish and seafood dishes.

5. Wine Valleys

Just 45 minutes from Santiago wine lovers can visit fabulous wineries and experience award-wining varieties of white and red wines. You’ll have an opportunity to see the age-old wine making process and understand why Chile’s wines are considered some of the finest in the world.

When planning your next trip to Chile, whether it’s to visit the Atacama Desert or Antarctica, be sure to leave a few days so you can get to know this fabulous and colorful city.

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