Llanquihue Lake located in the Lakes Region is the second most grande of Chile and is characterized by its intense blue color, that depending on the weather allows the reflection of the Osorno volcano.
Lake Llanquihue is the second largest lake in Chile after the General Carrera. It has a surface area of 215,000 acres (86,000 ha) and its name means "submersion" (Mapuche language).
Along its shore you wll find the cities of Puerto Varas, Frutillar and Puerto Octay, all of which are famous for their beautiful beaches, German influenced architecture and their popular summer activities. Another highlight to this region is the exquisite pastries, based on German recipes for "kuchenes" (pies) and marmalades made from different fruits.