Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Puerto Montt
Puerto Montt is a lovely city situated on a bay of the same name. It is a popular holiday destination due to its close proximity to a number of great attractions such as Chiloé Island, mountains, waterfalls, National parks and others. Stay at one of the lovely hotels in Puerto Montt, enjoy a meal at a restaurant and then head out for a day trip in the region.
Puerto Montt was established in 1853 and was named after Chile's president Manuel Montt. German settlers have left their mark on the city in many different ways. Puerto Montt has since developed into a commercial hub handling agricultural products such as livestock, grains, potatoes and fish.
Puerto Montt is a stunning little city with buildings featuring elaborate balconies in the middle-European architectural style. Iglesia de los Jesuitas is a magnificent cathedral constructed from redwood and is the oldest structure in the city. Beautifully encircled by the grand Andes Mountains, forests, lakes and fjords, this is a perfect vacation location. The weather in Chile's Puerto Montt features low temperatures (annual average is 11.2°C) and plenty of rain. Don't let this deter you though as it all contributes to Puerto Montt's extreme beauty.
One of the most popular excursions from Puerto Montt is a ferry cruise with Navimag. Several ferry cruises from Puerto Montt can be chosen including a three day cruise to Puerto Natales. Shorter cruises can be taken to Puerto Chacabuco and Laguna San Rafael.
From Puerto Montt you can make your way to the popular island of Chiloé. Surrounded by natural splendor you can enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing, kayaking and walking. You will find the houses on stilts and the wooden churches delightful. Take some time to visit Angelmo, a small fishing village just 2km from Puerto Montt. Here you can enjoy a sumptuous seafood meal or shop around for some handcrafts.
Car rental in Puerto Montt is a good idea as it will give you easy access to nearby National parks and other great places of interest. You can find out more about car rental in Puerto Montt online. From apartments to luxury hotels, Puerto Montt has a fantastic selection of accommodation. Puerto Montt's hotels are welcoming, clean and comfortable making it an unforgettable stay.
Puerto Montt is a wonderful destination radiating beauty and overflowing with memorable experiences.