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The Best Things to Do in Puerto Varas

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Things to do in Puerto Varas

National Park
With its virgin lakes, dense forests, lagoons, waterfalls, and towering volcanoes, Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales is a true haven for
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Water Body
Lake Llanquihue , Puerto Varas
The second largest lake in Chile, Lake Llanquihue tops many itineraries thanks to its stunning scenery. Covering 330 sq mi (860 sq km), the l
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Petrohué Waterfalls , Puerto Varas
Marvel at Petrohué Waterfalls, a long series of waterfalls that cascade down a volcanic rock chute. Backed by the prominent Osorno Volcano, t
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Duration: 6 hours
Enjoy the best of southern Chile in this 6-hour excursion. A guide will meet you at your cruise port or hotel and take you on the excursion. This excursion includes entrance fee to go see the Petrohue Waterfalls and for lunch time you will enjoy a snack with two glasses of Chilean wine. This complete tour visits one of the first German towns in southern Chile, known as Frutillar. It also visits Puerto Varas, know as the city of roses and also the breathtaking Petrohue Waterfalls.
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Art Museum
Museo Pablo Fierro , Puerto Varas
Quirky Museo Pablo Fierro is the brainchild of a local artist, collector, and local historian who has spend the better part of his life gathe
Water Body
Lago Todos Los Santos , Puerto Varas
Surrounded by woods, mountains, and a distant, gargantuan volcano, the emerald green waters of Lago Todos Los Santos offer plenty of awe-insp
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Puerto Varas

Bodies of Water · Waterfalls · National Parks
Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere. Founded in 1853, the city of around 37,000 people has strong Germanic roots--its initial population consisted of 212 German migrant families. The city's traditional wooden architecture, built in German style, reflects that heritage. During your Puerto Varas vacation, you can make the most of a range of outdoor activities available in the area, including canyoning, kayaking, and hiking. Plan your vacation with our Chile trip builder site and discover the best things to do in Puerto Varas.

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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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