Discover exciting things to do in Puerto Varas

When you book a room or suite at the Park Inn, you’ll be within 10 minutes of Costanera Puerto Varas, a beautiful waterfront area featuring breathtaking views of Lake Llanquihue. The downtown area offers plenty of things to do, from touring historic homes along the Patrimonial Route to taking in a bird's-eye view of the surrounding volcanoes from Monte Calvario. Looking for a romantic day trip? You can hike to the waterfalls of Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park or spend the day sail boating or swimming at Lake Llanquihue. If you’re visiting with children, pack a picnic and head to Fundo Playa Venado to meet the animals, learn about sustainable farming, and enjoy the beautiful vistas.

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Casino Dreams

0.34 mi / 0.55 km from the hotel
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 the on-site dining facilities.

Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park

46.33 mi / 74.56 km from the hotel
Located in the heart of the Andes mountains, this national park has accessible campgrounds, stunning waterfalls, beautiful hiking trails, and excellent fishing.

German Colonial Museum

12.81 mi / 20.62 km from the hotel
Honoring the German immigrants who settled the area in the 19th century, this museum complex showcases immigrant life through recreated buildings like the Blacksmith House, the belfry, and the millhouse. Come to learn and enjoy the natural scenery.

Costanera Puerto Varas

0.28 mi / 0.45 km from the hotel
Take a leisurely walk along this well-maintained waterfront and enjoy gorgeous views of Lake Llanquihue and the Osorno Volcano. You can purchase souvenirs at shops along the way or bask in the sun on the beach.

Osorno Volcano Ski Center

29.36 mi / 47.26 km from the hotel
If skiing, hiking, climbing, biking, and bird-watching are in your recreational itinerary, head to Osorno Volcano Ski Center. This sporting center spans over 500 hectares and is open from May to November.

Philippi Park

0.33 mi / 0.54 km from the hotel
This city park offers scenic trails, bird-watching opportunities, and a zip-line. Walk to the top for unrivaled views of the city, Lake Llanquihue, and the Calbuco, Osorno, and Puntiagudo volcanoes.

Pablo Fierro Museum

0.78 mi / 1.25 km from the hotel
This multi-storied building is overflowing with curiosities and art selected by the artist Pablo Fierro, who is often present to show visitors around.

Patrimonial Route

0.19 mi / 0.31 km from the hotel
Learn more about the late-19th-century German colonists who founded Puerto Varas on this self-guided walking tour. Grab a city map at the tourist office to see a number of fascinating buildings with historic architecture.

Lake Llanquihue

0.23 mi / 0.38 km from the hotel
Surrounded by lush forests and fields as well as stunning volcanic mountains, this beautiful lake offers great recreational opportunities. You can swim, sail, fish, or simply picnic and sunbathe on one of its many beaches.

Monte Calvario

0.38 mi / 0.62 km from the hotel
Set above the surrounding town of Puerto Varas, this historic church offers great views of the city and Lake Llanquihue. Services are open for visitors.

The Church of the Sacred Heart

0.37 mi / 0.6 km from the hotel
Showcasing traditional German building techniques, this eye-catching church built around 1915 was reportedly modeled after a Marienkirche in the Black Forest region.

Fundo Playa Venado

9.14 mi / 14.71 km from the hotel
Kids and their parents love touring this sustainably managed farm, home to lush planted fields as well as cows, sheep, and chickens. Before you leave, stop by the store to purchase produce or traditional products such as cheeses.