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Escape to Radisson Hotel Puerto Varas for a memorable Chilean getaway on the banks of Lake Llanquihue. From breathtaking lake views to hiking trails that lead past secret lagoons on two nearby volcanoes, Puerto Varas is surrounded by beautiful natural wonders that are an outdoor lover's dream. Ride the zip line at Philippi Hill, less than two kilometers away, or head indoors to learn more about the area's German influences at the German Colonial Museum. Escape to the Andes Mountains for the day, or hire a guide for a fishing excursion at Vicente Perez Rosales National Park. If you want to wind down after a day in nature, walk across the street to try your luck at Casino Dreams.

Set aside time to enjoy these attractions:

  • Lake Llanquihue (in front of the hotel) 
    Formed by glaciers, this fan-shaped lake provides a gorgeous foreground for Osorno Volcano.
  • Casino Dreams (across the street) 
    For a fun night on the town, test your gambling prowess at this casino's 300 gaming machines. You can also enjoy a meal or a drink at on-site dining facilities.
  • Pablo Fierro Museum (1 km) 
    Visit the home of Pablo Fierro, a collector of colonial artifacts from the era when German and Chilota cultures merged.
  • Philippi Hill (1.5 km) 
    Make some time to see the city from the top of Philippi Hill, home to a zip line and a variety of bike and hiking trails.
  • Patrimonial Route (2 km) 
    Tour the city on foot and observe early 20th-century architecture of homes and businesses along the way.
  • German Colonial Museum (7 km) 
    Find out more about the German colonization of southern Chile through cultural landmarks such as the Blacksmith House, the belfry and the mill house.
  • Puerto Montt (20 km) 
    Explore the fascinating blend of German and Chilean cultures that have influenced this port city as you discover a variety of museums, art galleries and bazaars. For a relaxing afternoon, take a guided walking tour or a boat ride.
  • Calbuco and Osorno Volcanoes (37 km and 78 km)
    Spend time in serene forests populated with beautiful lagoons, hiking trails and postcard-worthy scenic views at these local volcanoes.
  • Osorno Volcano Ski Center (62 km) 
    If skiing, hiking, climbing, biking and birdwatching are in your recreational vocabulary, then head to Osorno Volcano Ski Center.
  • Vicente Perez Rosales National Park (80 km) 
    Located in the heart of the Andes mountains, this national park has accessible campgrounds, beautiful hiking trails and excellent fishing.

Local transportation

  • El Tepual International Airport (20 km)
  • Hotel shuttle available to PMC airport and various points around the city (fees apply)
  • Public bus (1 block)