Puerto Varas/The City
Puerto Varas the city.
What to do and see in Puerto Varas
The city of Puerto Varas, located in the province of Llanquihue in the Los Lagos Region, was created after the German colonization of Settled in this place between 1852 and 1853 with a gradual settlement of the area where the families Bittner, Von Bischofshausen, Gebauer, Schminke and later the Klenner, Vyhmeister, Schwabe, Leichtle, Luckeheide, Minte, among the pioneer families.
It currently has about 38 000 inhabitants. Puerto Varas has historically stood out for its relationship with tourism. Its main urban centers are the city of Puerto Varas and Puerto Chico.
with the silhouette of the Osorno Volcano and Lake Llanquihue, the environmental attributes of the natural landscape through its Panoramic Points and urban composed of a rich and varied historical architecture, has the Typical Zone of Puerto Varas or "Barrio Patrimonial" is located in the center of the city, counting on numerous examples of the architecture of the constructions of the original inhabitants, German immigrants, chalets and neoclassic.
Puerto Varas is famous for the Brewery tradition of German colonists, produced with naturally filtered waters of quality, where you can appreciate and learn about the wonderful art of making beers in the traditional way, at local breweries.
The most important activities in Puerto Varas are: city tour Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt, tour to the Osorno Vulcano and Lake Llanquihue, Lake Llanquihue navigation, visits full day to Frutilar, Petrohue, Pucon, Puyehue, Valdivia, Chiloe Island, Ancud, Castro, all in an amazing landscape, with beautiful views of the Osorno and Calbuco Volcanoes and the beautiful Llanquihue lake.