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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. …

    From USD$105 Ref. Double

    Hostería Ancud

They recommend us

  • "The food was excellent. Very good wines, in general terms, we had a great vacations. We will come back. Thanks. "

    April/2013

    Fernando Pérez

  • "We are just arriving from two tours with VisitChile (one of 4 days at Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales with Torres del Paine, Pinguineras and Navigation to visit Serrano and Balmaceda glaciers; and the other…"

    February/2013

    Graciela Ventós

  • "Thank you very much for your organization and the chance to enjoy of Patagonia. "

    January/2013

    Joaquim Fontes Filho

  • "Excellent service!"

    February/2013

    Consuelo Pastén

  • "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

Certificates

  • Turismo Chile
  • Verisign
  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
  • TripAdvisor

Contact us

  • VisitChile Reps© 2002
  • Chile Tour Operator
  • +56 (2) 2946 2900 / Fax: +56 (2) 2946 2951
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