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Porvenir

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Porvenir was found in 1894 and it´s the capital of Tierra del Fuego.

Located only 40 kilometers away from Punta Arenas, Porvenir offers an interesting cultural and archaeological patrimony.

In the City Museum, which is in the municipal building, you can find archaeological vestiges, a film library –with movies made at the beginning of the 20th century that feature information on the “gold fever”.

Attractions

Urban services. Cultural and historical patrimony.

Activities

Hiking, photography.

Location

Twelfth region. Located 40 kilometers east of Punta Arenas.

How to get there?

Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.

Punta Arenas-Primera Angostura intersection: Land route, 170 kilometers from the regional capital.

Primera Angustura intersection-Porvenir: Land route by Route 9 north. Getting to the 47 kilometer take Route CH225 and then take route to Porvenir.

Tres Puntes-Porvenir: Seaway by the Magellian Strait.

Punta Arenas-Porvenir: Airway.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

In summer season the media temperature goes from 11,7° and 10,6°C; meanwhile in winter time the media temperature doesn´t pass the 2,5°C. The media rain is 440 milimiters per year.

Services

Housing, food, roads, transportation, outdoor activities, museums.

Surroundings

Baquedano Mountain, Draga aurifera, Blanco Lake, Lynch Lake, Fernando Cordero Rusque Provincial Museum, Onaisin, Alberto De Agostini Nacional Park, Condor River, Almirantazgo Inlet, Los Castores Valley.

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