PUERTO MONTT

Puerto Montt is a port city in southern Chile’s Lake District, known as a gateway to the Andes mountains and the Patagonian fjords. The city’s neoclassical cathedral, built from wood in the 19th century, overlooks Plaza de Armas square. Nearby, Casa del Arte Diego Rivera displays contemporary works by local and national artists. Just outside the city lie Caleta de Angelmó Market and Calbuco, an active volcano.

 

TRAVEL GUIDE

Everything you need for your trip

ACTIVITIES & TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

  • Puerto Varas, catch a micro opposite the bus terminal and you can reach there in about 20 minutes.
  • Calbuco, catch a micro opposite the bus terminal and you can reach a small but lovely town in an hour. There are a handful of small restaurants that offer simple snacks and meals. A stroll along the waterfront is very pleasant.
  • Frutillar
  • Ancud
  • Castro

GENERAL INFORMATION

ALTITUDE: 14 MASL SURFACE AREA: 1,673 km²  TIME ZONE: UTC -3 LANGUAGE: ESPAÑOL CURRENCY: PESO CHILENO VOLTAGE: 220 V

How to get there

Santiago-Comodoro International Airport has located 13 km from the city center and offers connections to the city by bus, car, or private taxi.

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