Top Choice Brewery in Valdivia

Cervecería Kunstmann

On Isla Teja at Km5 on the road to Niebla, you'll find the south's best large-scale brewery. Tours leave hourly from noon to 11pm (CH$10,000; November to March) and include a takeaway glass mug and a 300ml sampling …
Gallery in Puerto Montt

Casa del Arte Diego Rivera

A joint Mexican-Chilean project finished in 1964, the upstairs Sala Hardy Wistuba specializes in works by local artists, sculptors and photographers. Also houses a small cafe and an excellent boutique.
Museum in Valdivia

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo

Valdivia’s modern art museum sits alongside the archaeological museum and is built atop the foundations of the former Cervecería Anwandter, the one-time brewery that tumbled during the 1960 earthquake. The museum ha…
Museum in Valdivia

Museo Histórico y Antropológico

Housed in a fine riverfront mansion on Isla Teja, this museum is one of Chile's finest. It features a large, well-labeled collection from pre-Columbian times to the present, with particularly fine displays of Mapuch…
Museum in Villarrica

Museo Histórico Municipal

Mapuche artifacts (including jewelry, musical instruments and rough-hewn wooden masks) are the focus of the Museo Histórico y Arqueológico, behind the tourist office.
Hill in Temuco

Cerro Ñielol

Cerro Ñielol is a hill that sits among some 90 hectares of native forest – a little forested oasis in the city. Chile’s national flower, the copihue (Lapageria rosea), grows here in abundance, flowering from March t…
Museum in Osorno

Museo Histórico Municipal

Osorno’s well-arranged Museo Histórico Municipal includes exhibits on Mapuche culture, the city’s shaky colonial origins, German colonization and 19th-century development, all in an impressive neocolonial building d…
Church in Puerto Varas

Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón

The imposing and colorful 1915 Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón, overlooking downtown from a promontory, is based on the Marienkirche of the Black Forest, Germany.
Museum in Temuco

Museo Regional de La Araucanía

Housed in a handsome frontier-style building dating from 1924, this small but vibrant regional museum has permanent exhibits recounting the history of the Araucanían peoples before, during and since the Spanish inva…
Museum in Frutillar

Museo Histórico Alemán

The Museo Histórico Colonial Alemán was built with assistance from Germany and is managed by the Universidad Austral. It features nearly perfect reconstructions of a water-powered mill, a blacksmith's house, a farmh…