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Castro

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Castro is the capital of the Chiloe Province. The attraction has a beautiful typical architecture and an incredible natural beauty.

In Castro you can visit the San Francisco Church –Patrimony of the Humanity- and the handmade crafts market.

Attractions

Flora and fauna. Architecture.

Activities

Hiking, sea kayak, photography.

Location

Tenth region. Localize it 5 kilometers north Llaullau and 167 kilometers south Puerto Montt.

How to get?

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

From Puerto Montt: Land route, by Route 5 to Pargua. Then, seaway to Chacao. From Chacao take Route 5 to Castro.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Rainy moderate weather. This weather has rains during all year long; in the interior, the temperature oscillates between day and night time.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities.

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.

Public comments

  • 30, 1899, 00:00

Some featured hotels in Castro

  • Hosteria de Castro

    Located in down town Castro and with a spectacular view of the bay, the Hostería de Castro offers all the needed comfort for those who at the end of a busy day visiting all the beautiful attractions of the island, will want to come…

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    Hosteria de Castro

They recommend us

  • "We have received an excellent attention from VisitChile and their Patagonia colaborator, COMAPA. Thanks a lot for everything. "

    December/2012

    María Jesús Sasieta

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

    April/2013

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  • "I have sent you a couple of mails where I thanked you for the nice dinner in the best restaurant in Puerto Natales and my good experience with Comapa tour operator, they delivered ! Torres del Paine was…"

    March/2013

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  • "Congratulations you're absolutely recommendable!"

    February/2013

    Mónica Bahamondez

  • "Very nice guide ! Thank you for a very good service."

    June/2012

    Carol Nickless

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