Know Santiago de Chile
The City of Santiago is one of the most modern and safest metropolis in Latin America. During the last years, Chile’s capital city has been a witness to the booming of several areas that invite people to enjoyment. The numerous surrounding natural resources and its cultural, artistic and gastronomic activities make Santiago the city local tourists and foreigners prefer when they start a trip around the country.
The city’s diversity shines through in its many contrasting neighborhoods. Set out to explore the city streets and you’ll discover beautiful and original art galleries, design shops and handicraft markets, as well as a great selection of restaurants, bars and cafes. Visit downtown Santiago to get a real feel for the city. Learn more about the country in its many fine museums, or wander around the famous Central Market – a gourmet’s delight.
Fans of the great outdoors can head for the hills that surround the city and marvel at panoramic views of Santiago with the magnificent Andes as a backdrop. Take the opportunity to grab a picnic and visit one of the city´s many parks.
During the first par of the internship, interns will be hosted at 5-star Hotel Kennedy. Located at the heart of Santiago, it has an elegant infrastructure of 133 rooms equipped with security box, air conditioning system, cable TV, minibar, sound isolation, speaker for Ipod, and high speed Internet access. Hotel Kennedy also has a fully equipped gym to keep your physical training up to date, sauna and a heated pool.
Know Colchagua Valley
The Colchagua Valley, set at the heart of the central valley, is one of the most famous valleys of Chile and the icon of wine production in the country. There are several wineries in Colchagua Valley that offer tours with amazing wine tasting.
The Santa Cruz Vineyard is one of the most emblematic in the area. A cable car takes you to the top of the Chamán Hill where you can see constellations at the observatory of the same name.
You can also visit the automobile museum and learn about the different periods of Chilean history visiting the thematic museum. If you like fine dining, good wine and culture, then Colchagua is your ideal destination.