From Frutillar to Punta Arenas. These are some of the most important towns in southern Chile. If you are starting to plan a trip to this remote part of the world, we recommend that you mark the following points in your map.
There’s so much to see in this vast area that you probably won’t know where to start. As Travel Weekly magazine explains, Chilean Patagonia covers a vast expanse of land stretching across three regions: Los Lagos, Aisén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, and Magallanes and the Chilean Antarctic.
There are many corners to explore and different ways of traveling through this pristine area, some of which we explain in our blog 3 ways of discovering Patagonia at a slower pace.
In the following video, we recommend that you include these five cities in your itinerary. Some standout for being strategic jumping-off points, others for their cultural heritage or because they have stunning natural surroundings.
These five cities have different attractions. The extension of your visit will depend on your available time, budget, and interests. Don’t forget that some of these towns make a good jumping-off point to see the area’s main tourist spots.
Learn more with this checklist for your trip to Patagonia