Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas: Panoramic City Tour
- Pickup available
- Duration: 3 hours
After pickup in either Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt, begin the tour in the lovely city of Puerto Varas, also known as “The City of Roses.” Stop on the lakeshore road to appreciate the view of the city from the bay and the “Aurora” sculpture with Llanquihue Lake in the background. Then, explore the city's main attractions, such as the Old Neighborhood and the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, built from 1915 to 1918. Admire the Baroque style of a church that is an exact replica of one in the Black Forest, Germany, where some of the first settlers came in 1852. After that, go to the downtown by the shore of the beautiful Llanquihue Lake. Depending on the weather, catch a glimpse of the Osorno Volcano, whose melting ice enhances the water level of the Llanquihue Lake. Continue along the Route of Settlers, passing by the village of Alerce, and access Puerto Montt. Visit the highest place in ...
Explore Chile's scenic Lake District on a full-day shore excursion exclusively for in-transit cruise passengers. Get picked up from the cruise terminal in Puerto Montt in the morning and meet your English, Spanish, and Portuguese-speaking tour guide next to your ship. Enjoy an included lunch and drop-off directly at your ship at the end of the day. After meeting your guide, head to the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park that borders Llanquihue Lake. Admire the amazing landscape framed by the snowy peaks of volcanoes until you arrive in the Petrohué area on the shore of Todos Los Santos Lake. Once there, walk on the trails surrounded by an evergreen forest. Marvel at the majestic Osorno volcano and the spectacular turquoise color of the Petrohué River, which jumps among great masses of crystallized lava. Next, replenish your energy with a typical lunch before continuing to the lovely c...
Enjoy a half-day shore excursion that is perfect for in-transit cruise customers to discover the local area. Get picked up from the cruise terminal in Puerto Montt in the morning and meet the tour guide next to your ship. First, head to the Angelmó area in Puerto Montt, famous for its many handicraft shops, the Fishermen’s Cove, and the local market. From the market, move on to the German Settlers Monument, located in front of the main square and the cathedral. Find out more about the architectural heritage and mix of cultures in the region. Next, continue along Llanquihue Lake until you arrive in the lovely town of Puerto Varas, also known as the City of Roses. Visit the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church - an exact replica of a baroque church in the Black Forest region of Germany. Explore the Old Neighborhood where the first Germans settled, then, go downtown along the coast of the lake. ...
Want to discover all there is to do in Puerto Varas? Click here for a full list.