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Reasons to Visit

Puerto Varas & Lake District

Chile's Lake District, in the Southern Central region, has been a magnet for European settlers since the 19th century, giving many of its towns an alpine feel with their wooden architecture and Germanic named local beers. The fertile countryside is punctuated by snow-capped volcanoes and brilliant emerald lakes, ideal for walking, hiking, horse riding and boat trips. The combination of the cool mountain air and the warm summer sunshine makes for a particularly refreshing and relaxing ambiance.

A walk around the town will provide the visitor with a variety locally of produced specialties like hand carved wooden furniture or smoked salmon or trout.

Want to see more of the Lake District? Visit the Argentine side

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Puerto Varas & Lake District
Excursions & Attractions

Osorno Volcano & Petrohue Waterfalls

Marvel at two of the Lake District's natural wonders, enjoying breathtaking vistas and possible wildlife sightings.

Chiloe Island

Famed for its colourful stilt houses, wooden churches and unique fishing culture, Chiloé makes for a rewarding day trip.

Lake Llanquihue & Frutillar

Combine splendid lake views with Germanic heritage on this trip to Lake Llanquihue and Frutillar.

Puyehue & Hot Springs

Enjoy a perfect combination of exploration and relaxation in the verdant woodland and hot springs of Puyehue.

Volcano & Waterfalls by bike

Explore the natural beauty of the Chilean Lake District by bike, on a journey tailored to your abilities.

Brewery, Frutillar & Lake Views by bike

Delve into the Lake District's European past and enjoy some fine beer and alpine vistas on this back roads bike tour.

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