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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.


Historical interest zone.


Hiking, bicycle ridings, photography.


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.


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


Housing, food, transportation, museum, camping.


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

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