Discover the magical island of Chiloé
Chiloé is a mixture of churches, houses on stilts, gastronomy and nature ! The island of Chiloé is part of an archipelago with several other islands, some inhabited and others not. Its wooden churches are classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Churches like Achao and Tenaúm are unavoidable because they summarize the beauty of these colorful wooden buildings that give this island a fairy tale atmosphere. The island is also known for its houses on stilts, known as « palafitos », used as inns and restaurants with different coloured facades, which define the island’s personality.
Gastronomy is also an asset of this island: seafood, fish such as salmon are also very common in the region. You can taste the curanto, the famous traditional dish of the island, a preparation made from seafood and other typical ingredients cooked in a hole with hot stones.
The island offers an incredible view of its landscapes and sumptuous nature. The various routes are perfect for hiking and the canals are wonderful for kayaking. The Chiloé and Tantauco National Park captivate with their bright green colours that are a delight to the eyes.