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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

  • "In general terms, we are very satisfied with VisitChile services and its agents, in special, Belen Riquelme, who always answered our questions very quickly and in a gentle and nice way. "

    December/2012

    Cecilia Peretti

  • "We're very happy with VisitChile services. Ten points for our guide Carlos, very kind and punctual everytime he picked us up from our hotel. We take a good impression of Chile, and we want to come back soon!"

    March/2013

    Marina

  • "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

  • "Everything was excellent, in special the attention of Transfer drivers, they were very kind!"

    January/2013

    Francisca Gabriela García Torres

  • "I just came back from my mini holidays and everything was perfect with the attention of Mr Hugo Passos. I was very satisfied with the hotel and excursions. Everything was great, I would recommend you to…"

    January/2013

    María Paz Moreno

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