HIKING TO THE TOP OF VOLCANO VILLARRICA
Staring into the abyss of an active volcano and living to tell the tale
Feel the wonderful sea breeze and look out at the enormity of the Pacific while sitting in front of the ocean in Puerto Montt. Discover its port identity, the salmon culture and its rich cuisine.
Enjoy wonderful seafood at the Angelmó cove, star of the city that welcomes you with a table full of fish and seafood from the area. Visit its many restaurants, some with a view of Tenglo Island and Calbuco Volcano, where everything is prepared on the spot: the paila marina (seafood stew), the “cancato” (stew made of fish, chorizo, cheese and tomato) and the unbeatable sea urchins. To buy local produce and utensils, walk through the Angelmó crafts fair.
Are you a fan of architecture and structural design? Then walk along the streets of Puerto Montt and be amazed by the cathedral built from larch wood, the Jesuit Church, the Diego Rivera Art House and the Juan Pablo II Museum.
International cruise ships and ferries on their way to Chiloé sail through the fjords of Aysén and Magallanes, beginning your adventure on the Carretera Austral. And if you love the sea and want to relax on the soft sands of the south of Chile, in the summer you can rest on the beaches of Pelluco, Pelluhuin, Puntilla Tenglo and Chinquihue.
A hideout with almost 40,000 hectares, here nature will surprise you showing its best side. A huge mountain and deep valleys completely covered by thick larch forests and other typical trees of the area await you at the Alerce Andino[...]
Just 2 kilometers from downtown Puerto Montt you'll find Angelmó, a small cove that will awaken your senses. With a natural landscape that is intertwined with the typical hustle and bustle of the area, the colors, flavors and smells of[...]
If you travel to this mystical land of witches and wizards, don't miss out on the Ancud Regional Museum where you can get to know the history, mythology and crafts of the area, as well as its indigenous past. Visit[...]
Explore these 200 hectares of Valdivian Forest with its large trees, bushes, vines, ferns and moss, as well as a diverse fauna dominated by birds. Interact with nature, walking along the paths of the park and see firsthand the ancient[...]
Let your imagination run free and feel a special connection with mother nature in the Arauco territory. Its rich Mapuche cosmovision is still practiced both inside their "rukas" (native huts) and the ancient araucaria forests that surround it. You'll be[...]
With a great choice of open-air adventures, distinctive Chilean-German traditions, and a truly stunning natural setting, it is no wonder many visitors to southern Chile make a bee-line for Puerto Varas, an enchanting town with a sweeping lakeside promenade and[...]