Day 7Puerto Varas, Puerto Montt & Frutillar
Learn about the legacy of German settlement while touring Puerto Varas, Puerto Montt and Frutillar, founded in the late 19th century by German immigrants. Overlooking the mighty Osorno Volcano, Puerto Varas is also known as the “City of Roses” for its beautiful gardens. Admire its rustic wooden buildings recognized as National Monuments and the unique Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Then climb Philippi Hill to experience unrivaled views of the striking azure lakes embraced by the peaks of towering volcanoes. In Puerto Montt, visit its cathedrals, the popular main square and the German settler monument. During low tide, visitors can spy the fossil forest of Punta Pelluco from the beach. Next, wander through the local handicraft and seafood market and get a sense of daily life, noting the colorful sights and sounds. Finally, stop in the charming city of Frutillar peacefully lying on the shores of Llanquihue Lake and visit the German Museum. After the tour, return to your hotel in Puerto Varas.