Come and visit Frutillar and Puerto Octay on the shores of Lake Llanquihue, two villages in Los Lagos region that share a strong German tradition.
- Departure: 08:30
- Duration: 5 hours
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Varas
What you will visit:
- 1 Frutillar
- 2 Puerto Octay
We will leave your hotel at 9:00 am approximately and head towards to Frutillar. On the way we will pass by the city of Llanquihue, which is famous by the Route of the Settlers.
Then, we will arrive in Frutillar that emerged in 1856 as a pier in which appeared tanneries, mills and breweries. We will visit the old German styled houses that are characterized by their colorful gardens and terraces that have a beautiful view to the Llanquihue Lake and the Osorno volcano.
Tourists who want to, can enter the German Colonial Museum that displays the history and life of the settlers. We will also see the Theater of the Lake, on the lake shore, where the famous “Semanas Musicales del frutillar” are held every year with worldwide attendants.
We will continue our trip to Puerto Octay, where we will visit the Centinela Peninsula and the viewpoint.
13:30 pm: Return to your hotel.
- PhysicalVery low
- CulturalVery high
- NatureVery low
- Transportation to and from the hotel in Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas.
- Spanish and English speaking guide
- Entrance to the German Museum of Frutillar
- Everything that was not mentioned in the Itinerary.
Bring sunscreen, sandals, sun hat, and camera.