Events in Chile

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Chile



Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.


AttractionsToursSightseeing ToursNature & Adventure ToursFood & DrinksCulture & History Tours
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 (where your ferry arrives) was actually the site of one of the first Spanish shipyards in the Americas, but it was moved in 1769 to Ancud, which was deemed a more defensible location. Ancud was repeatedly attacked during Chile's war for independence and remained the last stronghold of the Spaniards in the Americas — as well as the seat of their government-in-exile after they fled from Santiago until 1826 — when the island was finally annexed by Chile.

Ancud is one of the most important cities in Chiloé. Receive hundreds of tourists who come to visit southern Chile. This city is the gateway to the Isla Grande de Chiloé, has a rectangular shape, and is surrounded by sea on three sides, while the room borders Dalcahue and Quemchi.

Ancud is a city and Chilean commune, located in the Province of Chiloé, Los Lagos Region. It is located 1,132 km from Santiago. It is the first urban settlement of importance in Chiloé, coming from the north (via Chacao) and the second of the entire archipelago after the provincial capital, Castro.


Ancud, Chiloe

View Larger Map


  • Free
  • Affordable

Best For Whom

  • Expats
  • Mature Travellers
  • For Her
  • Couples
  • For Him
  • Families With Teenagers
  • Backpackers
  • All Ages
  • Students
  • Families With Children
  • Groups

Best For What

  • City
  • Cultural Experience
  • Lively Atmosphere
  • Nature
  • Creative & Artistic
  • Wildlife
  • The Local Experience
  • A View To Die For


My Lists

Create New Guide


Mini Guides

Login to create your guides for Chile.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



You Might Also Like

Create & Share your Guide to Chile with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


Mini Guides

Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Chile is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations