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Castillo Hill

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Known for promoting national identity activities -like the splinter, the rodeo and Chilean races- Cerro Castillo is a small town recognized by its cattle activities.

Its population reaches 400 people that live in 200th century constructions, which are a great attraction to visitors.

Cerro Castillo used to be a cattle ranch. Now, it´s de comunal capital of Torres del Paine and one of the ideal attractions for national and foreing visitors.

Attractions

Attractive architecture. It´s know because of its cultural activities, like the rodeo and sheep splinter.

Activities

Hiking, horseback riding, birds watch, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

XI region. Located 59 kilometers north of Torres del Paine National Park and 306 kilometers north of Punta Arenas.

How to get there?

Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.

Punta Arenas-Puerto Natales: Land route, by Route 9 north.

Puerto Natales-Cerro Castillo: Land route.

Santiago- Puerto Montt: Land route and airway.

Puerto Montt-Puerto Natales: Seaway.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Cold moderate rainy weather, without dry season but with microclimates. The annual media temperature is 8°C, meanwhile during summer time the temperature goes from 10° to 18°C. The annual media rain is 450 milimiters.

Services

Housing, food, transportation.

Surroundings

Las Montañas Channel, Castillo Hill, W Network: Torres del Paine Base- Valle del Frances-Grey Lake, network: Cordillera Paine Lake, Puerto Natales seashort, Dos Lagunas, Calvo Fjord, Bories cold-storage plant, Balmaceda Glaciar, Gulf of Almirante Montt, Balmaceda Lake, Azul Lagoon, Verde Lagoon, Paine Mountain, Cueva del Milodon Natural Monument, Bernardo O´Higgins National Park, Torres del Paine National Park, Antonio Varas Peninsula, Puerto Natales, Alacalufe National Reserve, Serrano River, Ultima Esperanza Inlet.

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