Attractions

  • Villarrica National Park

    Address:
    Chile .

    With 63 thousand hectares, the Villarrica national park stretches along the cities of Curarrehue, Panguipulli, Pucón and Villarrica and reaches the border with Argentina .

    Created in 1940, the panorama in winter is spectacular, with snows that reach great heights in a rugged topography where the Lanín, Quetrupillán and Villarrica volcanoes stand out with heights exceeding two thousand meters above sea level, the latter being characteristic of having a winter resort. During the summer the national park fills up with adventurers who walk the trails between ancient forests, lagoons and mountains that crown the surroundings of Pucón. There are trails with beautiful routes, such as Los Cráteres Viewpoint, Chinay, Challupén, Villarrica Crater, Los Nevados and Rinconada de Huijilco., among others. These can be visited throughout the year, but preferably avoiding winter due to snows and sudden climatic changes.

  • Hot springs in Pucón

    Address:
    Pucón, Pucon, Chile .

    Pucón is one of the richest hydrothermal areas in Chile and therefore it is a destination populated by thermal centers, with its waters rich in minerals such as lithium, sulfur, potassium, among others, they are extremely popular both for tourists and the inhabitants of the city. city.

    In Pucón and its surroundings there are several alternatives not too far from each other. Each one has special characteristics in infrastructure and services, and it is possible to find from rustic facilities to equipped thermal centers that include international gastronomy and outdoor activities , ideal for those seeking different sensations.

  • Volcanic caves

    Address:
    Volcanic Caves Park, Pucón, Pucon, Chile .

    They are located 12 km. from Pucón. Walk in which you can descend several meters to the center of the earth. In these you can visualize the physical constitution of an active volcano . With an approximate length of 700 meters, they are equipped with light and steps so that visitors can walk through them.

    They are associated with a Volcanological Information Center and a cafeteria. The tour in the caves is done with specialized guides and with safety conditions.

  • Villarrica volcano

    Address:
    Vólcan Villarrica, Pucón, Chile .

    It is located 9 km. from Pucón. Volcano 2,847 meters high , it is active and its crater is only 200 meters high. in diameter, it has a 1,250oC lava lake with permanent fumaroles and is covered by an extensive 40 km2 glacier. 59 historical eruptions have been registered and the largest of this century were in the years 1908, 1920, 1948, 1949, 1963, 1971 and 1984-85.

    This volcano is recognized as one of the main tourist attractions in Pucón because it is one of the few active volcanoes in the world to which you can climb up to the crater throughout the year.

    It also has a ski center located at 1,400 meters high and is the busiest in the Araucanía region.

    It has a complete sports infrastructure with 16 slopes for skiers of all levels and seven lifts, as well as food centers and places to rent equipment.