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Ancud

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Founded as a fortress in 1767 in Cape Horn, Ancud is today one of the most important attractions in Chiloe, visited by tourist from all over the world.

It is the political and military capital, and it has a beautiful urban infrastructure, with typical constructions that stand out next to the most modern ones.

Attractions

Historical interest zone.

Activities

Hiking, bicycle ridings, photography.

Location

Tenth region. Localized 90 kilometers south of Puerto Montt.

How to get there?

From Santiago: Airway to El Tepual Airport in Puerto Montt. Then, land route.

FromPuerto Montt: Land route, by Route 5 to Pargua. Then, seaway to Chacao.

When to go?

January, February, November, December.

Climate

Rainy moderate weather. This weather features rain all year long; in the interior, the temperature oscillates between day and night.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, museum, camping.

Surroundings

Achao, Ancud, Caulin Bay, Chacao, Chonchi, Compu, Curaco de Velez, Dalcahue, Laitec island, Mithological and Ecologycal Park of Chiloé, Chiloé National Park, Pingüineras de Puñihuil, Brava beach, Quellón, Chepu River, Yaldad.

Some featured hotels in Ancud

  • Hostería Ancud

    Enjoy a stunning view of the Lacuy bay; in a place surrounded by magic legends and traditions of Chiloé Island. The hostel stands up on the ocean front of the magnificent Ancud Gulf at the magical landscapes of Chiloe island. Guests…

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    Hostería Ancud

They recommend us

  • "Congratulations you're absolutely recommendable!"

    February/2013

    Mónica Bahamondez

  • "We had a first-class experience with Gianini Lilllo at visitchile.com. We researched extensively, then found Gianina. We are very experienced international travelers, and we rarely need help. This was…"

    February/2012

    Sally Wilson

  • "I liked everything a lot, I will recommend you and also I agree with the comment: excellent accomplishment of what was promised!"

    December/2012

    Jaracy Sayao

  • "The service was very good, efficient and with proper information about the promoted hotels. "

    December/2012

    Hans Luis Mayer

  • "The guide we had in Pucon, Alexandre Joly, is excellent. Very knowledgeable about history, traditions, geography, vegetation, animals, vulcanology and a very good narrator. We hope that all the guides…"

    June/2012

    Dan Marinescu

Certificates

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Contact us

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