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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

They recommend us

  • "The guide we had in Pucon, Alexandre Joly, is excellent. Very knowledgeable about history, traditions, geography, vegetation, animals, vulcanology and a very good narrator. We hope that all the guides…"

    June/2012

    Dan Marinescu

  • "The best attention and excellent disposition!"

    January/2013

    Alvaro Colli

  • "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

  • "Everything was excellent and well coordinated. The attention was really good, everyone is very kind and tour was fully accomplished, just like it was shown on the website. "

    January/2013

    Juvitza Glasinovic

  • "Excellent service, excellent hotels. "

    April/2013

    Claudio German Roa

Certificates

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

Contact us

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