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Santiago Shopping Tour

Shop where locals to VIPs shop… till you drop!
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 5.3 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview :  This tour covers four types of shopping, giving you a good overview of shopping the way Santiaguinos know it.

This tour was set as a ... more »

Tips:  - Beware of pickpockets when you are in Patronato. Carry small change (CLP$ 1,000-2,000-5,000 notes) as many clothes that you can buy ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Patronato, Recoleta

Patronato is a popular neighborhood, where Santiaguinos shop for low-cost clothes made in Chile. Many times you will find the same things shops sell in Patronato at other places in the city, but more expensive. Go there with some patience, as not every shop will have the quality you expect.

To get there, you can either take a taxi, any “micro” (... More

2. Alonso de Cordova, Vitacura

Alonso de Cordova is the avenue of Santiago’s luxury boutiques where international luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Armani, Ferragamo, and Hermès have shops. The stores can be found along this street between Bicentenario and Americo Vespucio avenues.

At Alonso de Cordova you will also be able to find contemporary art galleries, upscale... More

Santiaguinos not only go to the mall to shop, but also to have a coffee or an ice cream, to watch a movie or a theatre play, to get a haircut, or to bowl. Parque Arauco offers one of the most complete shopping and entertainment experiences in Santiago, featuring a wide variety of stores, live music, bowling, cinema, ice skating, art gallery,... More

4. Pueblito Los Dominicos

If you want to buy typical Chilean handicrafts and food items, then you need to head to Pueblito Los Dominicos, a quaint market built in white Colonial style, and a quiet space to shop within the city.

To get there from Parque Arauco, go to the bus stand right outside the mall, and take any bus that passes by any metro station. Take line 1 (red) ... More