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Castro

Get to know more about the Destination

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.

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…

    From USD$106 Ref. Double

    Hosteria de Castro

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