Framed between Lake Llanquihue and the Osorno and Calbuco snowcapped volcanoes, the beautiful town of Puerto Varas combines a rich heritage of German settlers with striking natural beauty of the region.
Saltos del Petrohué
A 56 km de Puerto Varas. Los saltos son los desagües en el Río Petrohué de las aguas del Lago Todos Los Santos, las cuales caen entre rocas de origen volcánico que forman inmensas pozas naturales. Posee una frondosa vegetación que combina maravillosamente con sus aguas color esmeralda.
With an extension of 877 square kilometers, Lake Llanquihue is the second largest in the country. Its evergreen vegetation of lenga, larch, coigües and ferns, is one of its main attractions, in addition to its beautiful waters suitable for the practice of water sports. If you visit Lake Llanquihue you can also enjoy the architectural beauties of the area, especially the architecture of German heritage in Puerto Varas, Puerto Octay and Frutillar, as well as beaches and agricultural fields.
Located 46 km from Puerto Varas, it was the port planned for the disembarkation of Argentine tourists before the construction of the coastal highway. Today it is the main tourist center on the eastern shore of Lake Llanquihue. It has a sandy beach of 2.5 km, in addition to restaurants and camping area.