The Churches of Chiloé represent a unique example in Latin America of an outstanding form of ecclesiastical wooden architecture.
REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) to 2 (Medium)
Starting from Puerto Montt / Puerto Varas, travel to Chiloé Island to see penguins at Puñihuil Islets, the UNESCO wooden churches of Chiloé and to hike at the Chiloé National Park and Tepuheico Park for striking views of the Pacific Ocean. Return to a base in Puerto Varas to trek at the Alerce Andino National Park, visit the Petrohué Waterfalls, cross the Todos los Santos Lake and visit Peulla; trek the Osorno Volcano in the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park; a complete tour around Llanquihue Lake visiting quaint towns with German influence; and end your adventure with a local experience at the picturesque markets in Puerto Montt.
DURATION: 8 full days
Just like its legends, mingas and curantos, the churches of Chiloé are an integral part of its landscape. They’re magical and imposing, just like the land that shelters them, and […]
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