Puerto Montt is a port city located to the north of the Chilean Fjords on Chile's Pacific Ocean coast. The port was established in the mid 19th century, settled by German colonists. The town is still reminiscent of an alpine village. Its picturesque fishing port has a superb market, specialized in local crafts like handmade boots, ponchos, woollens and copper work.
Set amid fjords, lakes, snow-capped Andes peaks and forested hills, Puerto Montt is a popular resort destination in Chilean Patagonia. Among the best known tourist attractions are the city's oldest building (built in 1856), Iglesia Cathedral, Regional Museum, the Campanario. Nearby is the tiny fishing port of Angelmo, wooded Isla Tenglo and Parque Provincial Lahuen Nadi.
Puerto Montt is also a stepping stone to the glorious Lake District of Chile. From here, tourists can travel via the beautiful lakeside Puerto Varas, beneath Osorno Volcano, and Petrohue, and on by a boat across Lake Todos Los Santos to Peulla, deep amid lakes, rivers, waterfalls and mountains.
The first German colonists arrived to the area in 1852 and have remained to present days a small, but influential part of all the 130,000 inhabitants. Puerto Montt spreads along the narrow seaboard and climbs the slopes which enclose it to the north. Since 1985, the town has experienced considerable development, fueled by over 30 salmon farms, in addition to fishing, forestry industries and service companies. New restaurants, cafes, hotels and shops have opened.
Highlights: Cathedral, Lake District, Puella, Puerto Varas
Puerto Montt cruise terminal
Puerto Montt is among the ports of call on itineraries that include cruising through the Patagonian channels and Chilean fjords in the Tierra del Fuego provinces of Chile and Argentina.
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Port Puerto Montt cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Puerto Montt, Chile. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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18 October, 2017