If you are in Puerto Varas, you should definitely pay a visit to the national historical site of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church or the Sagrado Corazon de Jesus. Also check out the Museo Pablo Fierro or Museo Antonio Felmar to know more about the past of the city. Tourists can also visit the towns of Frutillar, Puerto Octay, Puerto Montt and others for a day or two.
Puerto Varas Church is a beautifully constructed building which overlooks the lake Llanquihue and the whole of the city. Built in 1915, the Sacred Heart church is built on a hilltop and has marked features of German colonial style architecture. The Spanish name of this church is IglesiadelSagrado Corazon.
The pretty town is adorned with a number of parks where nature thrives. On a small hill next to Lake Llanquihue, the Parque Philippi is a charming park where you can take a nice little walk. It is a marvellous experience as you can enjoy amidst tall trees and different species of birds. The view from the hilltop is an added bonus and should not be missed.
When in Puerto Varas visit the national historical site of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church or the Sagrado Corazon de Jesus. The museums are also nice places to see and understand the architecture as well as the tradition and culture of the city. Museo Pablo Fierro and Museo Pablo Felmar offers up both cultural as well as architectural exhibits to the visitors to make them understand the dynamics of this city. Tourists can also visit the surrounding towns of Frutillar, Puerto Octay, Puerto Montt and others for a day or two. This city is blessed with beautiful parks with natural flora and a good view of the city. You can come to visit the park Philippi directly from the lake Llanquihue.
The great Osorno Volcano has many resorts surrounding it. You can take the paved route to Osorno, which also borders the lake Llanquihue which is pretty close to Ensenada. You can ski at the snow-capped region of Osorno. And also you can stay at the ski resort which is just right beside the shore of the lake and this resort will offer you an excellent view over the city. The pretty town is adorned with a number of parks where nature thrives. Stroll around the Parque Philippi, a charming park on a small hill next to Lake Llanquihue. Its an awesome experience as you can enjoy while walking under tall trees and spotting different species of birds. The view from the hilltop is breathtaking and the sunset from this place should be experienced. Visit the Llanquehue national Park and also the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park for the conducted jungle safaris where you can spot a vast range of wild animals.
If you love to have adventure Puerto Varas is the place to be. Here you can enjoy the skiing at the Osorno Volcano region. The region offers the perfect settings for kayaking, fishing, climbing and trekking.
If you just want to relax, this town has one of the most beautiful parks, the Parque Philippi, which will offer an amazing view of the city as well as you can take rest here away from the maddening crowd of the city and spend some nice time.
The snow -capped Osorno volcano is one of the major attractions of the region. Due to the presence of the many cities by the lake of Llanquihue Puerto Varas has emerged as a residential town as well as a hub of tourism. There is a confluence of an eclectic mix of culture due to that.The German colonisation of the place also gives a unique identity to the place. Puerto Varas Church is aa beautifully constructed building which overlooks the lake Llanquihue and the whole of the city. Built in the nineteenth century, the Sacred Heart church is built on a hilltop and has marked features of German colonial style of architecture.
There are plenty of restaurants that will not pinch your pocket and offer some brilliant dishes that will range from American, Japanese to Spanish and Italian. Try some Magellaniclamb or native rabbit, or pimentos delpiqullo. Residing by the lake-side you'll get a chance to experience some great seafood of the region. You can trace back the tradition of German cooking in the confectionaries and coffee shop.
Some restaurants to checkout while you're visiting would be Miraolas, Casa Valdes and Mirador del Lago.
Buy some skiing geers by the famous brand of North Face at the North Face Exclusive storeor visit the Feria Artesanal to buy products made with the utilisation of the local wool and wood carving products. You can also buy chutneys, jams and different other gourmets from Vicki Johnson Chocolates.