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This royal blue lake is Chile's largest and South America's fourth largest lake.
Puerto Varas, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Puerto Varas, is an enchanting town with a sweeping lakeside promenade and magnificent views of the distant volcanoes from the shores of peaceful Lake Llanquihue. Lago Llanquihue, mountains, volcanoes, and sun dominate Puerto Varas. We note that Lago Llanquihue is crystal clear, and we are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being German I didn’t know what to expect visiting this highly recommended location . It was a nice little town with strong German influence all over the place . The outdoor museum is overrated as some of the displays do not represent the times correctly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lago Llanquihue is a beautiful, quiet place, found among the Chilean Lakes District and perched precariously atop the area of Chile known as Patagonia. Puerto Varas is the largest town on the shore of Lago Llanquihue. A bus to Puerto Varas takes around twelve hours...More

1  Thank Culinary-Consultants
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

No other words besides amazing. I drove all around from 2 different driveways. Both were pretty. There's some public access to the lake if you want to feel the cold water. (The picture attached was taken from up the Osorno Volcano).

Thank sam s
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Lago (Lake) Llanquihue is the largest fresh water lake in Chile. It is 1055 kilometers south of Santiago and this area was colonized by Germans. A cruise of the lake will give you the best view of the Volcano mountains Volcan Osoma - also known...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

This is of course the main reason to visit Puerto Varas and it doesn't disappoint either from Puerto Varas or Frutillar

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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Volcán Osorno snow capped after two rain/snow days. Picture taken mid morning driving from Puerto Varas to Ensenada on route to Lago Rupanco.

1  Thank Joachim K
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We travelled around different parts of the lake during our stay in Puerto Varas.Unfortunately on the first day it was quite cloudy so we couldn't appreciate the views

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

It is possible to drive around this lake in one day, taking in various towns along the way. We picked a bad day, unfortunately, and weren’t able to go up the volcano on the cable car. Make sure you leave time to spend in Frutillar,...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

One of the prettiest places that you can visit in Chile. You can really enjoy the day walking near the lake or eating in one of the many restaurants in the various towns around the lake. It is worth the time to take the tour...More

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Jennifer W
July 2, 2016|
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Response from Eloise T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are. You would arrive at Puerto Montt Airport and get transportation to Puerto Varas. You can check with your hotel if they arrange for airport pickups. We rented a car and were really happy to have it. More... More
Phil D
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Juan S | Reviewed this property |
Dear Phil, It is a very entertaining travel and with a very good road in its entirety to do the full circuit around the Lake. Visit the waterfront tourist House in Puerto Varas and ask for any map that will be very useful... More