Things to do in Los Lagos Region


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Petrohue River

Things to do in Los Lagos Region

The Petrohué River drains Lake Todos los Santos in Vicente Perez Rosales National Park. It is the largest park in the Chilean Lake District and adjoins Nahuel Huapi National Park in Argentina to form one of the biggest contiguous tracts of protected trans-Andean wilderness in South America. Established in 1926, it is the second oldest national park in Chile.   Beware: Petrohué means “pl... Read More

Chaiten

Things to do in Los Lagos Region

Chaitén is a small volcanic caldera located on the flank of the Michinmahuida volcano in southern Chile. Before 2008, it consisted mainly of a rhyolitic lava dome last active 9,400 years ago. But in May 2008, Chaitén began erupting violently, producing numerous plumes, pyroclastic flows and lahars, and building a new lava dome on the north side of the old one. The eruption has had serious conseq... Read More

Puerto Varas

Things to do in Los Lagos Region

Chilean adventure and tradition, in the midst of an impressive nature, is part of what Puerto Varas has in store for you. Discover its magical corners and its extensive waterfront that invites you to walk and contemplate the volcanoes on the banks of the tranquil Llanquihue Lake!   Walk the so-called City of Roses, with its unmistakable and traditional German architecture; and its moder... Read More

Puerto Montt

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Regional capital is the urban center par excellence in the Tenth Region that offers various high quality tourist services. Puerto Montt is important for commerce, gastronomy and for its beautiful typical architecture.   However, crafts and traditions are also relevant. With a remarkable handicraft and gastronomic market, the invoices of handicrafts in wool, leather, stones and wood are ... Read More

Chanquin

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It is said that in the Chiloé National Park there is a beach of clear sand and deep blue sea bordered by a lush jungle. In the hostels and in the bus stations, travelers are heard talking about this beach that only a few of them have had the pleasure of visiting. His name is Cole-Cole and although it is inside a park managed by Conaf, it is a difficult spot to access.   The instructions sa... Read More

Futaleufu National Reserve

Things to do in Los Lagos Region

The Futaleufú National Reserve was created on February 8, 1998 by DS No. 602 of the Ministry of National Assets. It has 12,065 hectares and is located in the commune of Futaleufú, south east of the river of the same name, 150 km from the city of Chaitén, capital of the province of Palena. The biggest attractions of this natural reserve are its flora and fauna that can be found throughout... Read More

Frutillar

Things to do in Los Lagos Region

Puerto Varas is a small town settled by Germans in the mid-18th-century along the shore of Lake Llanquihue. Overlooked by the beautiful and iconic Volcano Osorno, Puerto Varas is the perfect opposite of the nearby, ugly town of Puerto Montt. Here, in the Lake District, it is charming. It's nice to chill, eat traditional German cuisine, climb volcanos and prepare for further adventures in the regio... Read More

Ancud

Things to do in Los Lagos Region

Founded as a fortress at Cape Horn in 1767, Ancud is today one of the most visited attractions by tourists from all over the world for being the best-located city in Chiloé. It is the political and military capital and has a beautiful urban infrastructure planning that combines the typical architecture of the area with the modernity of recent constructions.   The village of Chacao (whe... Read More

San Francisco de Castro Church

Things to do in Los Lagos Region

A city between hills and lush vegetation that invites you to walk, try its marine restaurants, visit its craft shops, and admire the colorful “palafitos” on the waterfront, a classic chilota postcard.   Visit the San Francisco de Castro Church, the Chiloé National Park or experience the Chilota culture knowing the Castro Craft Fair, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chiloé, or attendi... Read More

Puyehue Lake

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With 120 square kilometers of extension that include the Cui Cui and Fresia islands, the lake has beautiful gray-sand beaches enabled for visitors with an equipped tourist infrastructure. In Lake Puyehue it is possible to practice various sports activities, especially recreational fishing due to the presence of salmon and trout between November and May.    Warm and welcoming people... Read More

Ensenada

Things to do in Los Lagos Region

The Ensenada is a member of the Patagonia of southern Chile, becoming a cozy privileged villa in the southeast corner of Lake Llanquihue, which brings together the tourist conditions that very few areas of the world have, has extraordinarily beautiful sites, Puntiagudo volcanoes stand out, Osorno and Calbuco especially these last two that rise at close range.   The incomparable beauty o... Read More

Caleta Condor

Things to do in Los Lagos Region

One beach area that you don't want to miss in the south of Chile is the protected area of ​​Mapu Lahual. Located just 60km from the regional city of Osorno lies Mansa Bay and several smaller bays and coves with beautiful blue waters and white sand. The most isolated - but possibly most beautiful - of these is Caleta Condor, a bone-white sandy beach that lies in the indigenous Huilliche Reserve... Read More

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