The city of Ancud is located 87 kilometres to the south of Puerto Montt, and offers a range of attractions for the visitor:
The port and the waterfront esplanade (Costanera); the Ancud Regional Museum "Museoazul"; the Cathedral; the church of San Francisco; the Golfo Quetalmahue; the San Antonio Fort with its powder magazine; the...
The tradition in Chiloé is to bury the dead as near to the church as possible, so in nearly all the towns there the cemeteries are found close by the churches, and are very striking because of the style of construction of the ‘little houses’.
Church of San Carlos de Borromeo de Chonchi
Located in the Plaza of Chonchi...
This is a large house dating from the beginnings of the 20th Century, filled with furniture and ornaments from the 1920s, donated by families of Chonchi, which recreate the atmosphere and look of an interior of the beginning of the century. It was opened in 1996 by the Center for Progress and Development of Chonchi.
On the first floor...
Chonchi is located 187 km from Puerto Montt and 99 km from Ancud. You can get there:
You can fly to Puerto Montt or Ancud, then finish the journey in car or bus.
From continental Chile you need to get to Pargua, on the Panamericana Sur, and then take the ferry that crosses the Chacao channel, a crossing of 25...
Located opposite Chonchi. To get there you need to take the south road to Queilén that borders the channel until Puerto Huichas, where you need to take a ferry to Puerto Chulchuy, on Lemuy island. You can visit the church of Ichuac, the town of Aldachildo and its chapel.
Church of Vilupulli
Located in the town of...
Located on the island of Chelín, in the town of the same name, the patron saint of this church is Our Lady of the Rosary and the celebration in her honor takes place on 30 August.
This chapel dates from approximately 1888, and is noted for its architectural qualities and neoclassical details. It has six conical columns in a hallway...