There are thousands of tourists who cross from Puerto Montt to the famous island of Chiloé in search of traditions, crafts and many natural landscapes to explore.

We could say that it is one of the most special places in Chile. Not only because it is an island of legends, myths and stories but because it has much of our country's cultural heritage and a large area of ​​native vegetation.

Arriving at Castro, Dalcahue, Mechuque, the island of Lemuy and many other colorful villages we find the same smile on every corner. They are the Chilotes who put the soul into what they do and turn their work into true works of art. In the streets you will see craft stalls, you will find vests and ponchos hand-woven with sheep's wool. What used to be a form of barter (clothing in exchange for food), today has become the essence of the island and one of its deepest traditions.

The island of Chiloé is also known for its wooden churches of the 18th century, of which 16 of them are a National Historic Monument and since 2000 a World Heritage Site by Unesco. They were built by local workers with noble materials from the area and the design was in charge of the Spanish Jesuit priests. This generated a very interesting cultural mix between Spanish and Chilean architecture.

Regarding the diversity of flora and fauna, we will find the evergreen forest, mainly in the Chiloé National Park, where species such as myrtle, olivillo, luma, alerce and coigüe stand out.

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