Lago Llanquihue, Puerto Varas

The second largest lake in Chile, Lago Llanquihue tops many itineraries thanks to its stunning scenery. Covering 330 sq mi (860 sq km), the lake and the surrounding area offer plenty of space to take in the natural beauty on foot or aboard a tour boat. The lake also offers sweeping views of the 2,661 m (8,730 ft) tall Osorno Volcano and makes the nearby towns of Puerto Varas, Frutillar, and Puerto Octay hugely popular tourist destinations. Our Puerto Varas holiday website makes visiting Lago Llanquihue and other Puerto Varas attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • October 7, 2017
    When you are lucky on a sunny day, it's great to walk along the shore and enjoy the view on the volcanoes.  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    Exuberant nature, this conveys a quiet lake. Unforgettable vision, yields wonderful pictures.
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  • October 2, 2017
    One of the most fascinating of the South of chile, beautiful, peaceful, with thousands of activities around Lake to make, no doubt a place that there is to visit how traveling to the South of chile.
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Where to stay in Puerto Varas

To enjoy views of the volcano, stay as close to the edge of Llanquihue Lake as possible. Most higher-end accommodations sit right on the lake's shores, with a range of resorts and boutique hotels offering a touch of luxury. Look a few streets back from the lake for a choice of budget hostels and small guesthouses. Reserve your place in advance to avoid disappointment, regardless of the season.
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