The most beautiful places in Patagonia

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The most beautiful places in Patagonia
Inserted: 23.11.2016
Author: Petr Liška ©

Patagonia – a wonderful region lying in the south of Chile and Argentina. Huge glaciers, beautiful fjords, volcanoes, granite rocks and beautiful lakes can be found here. There are also Tierra del Fuego and hundreds of abandoned islands. Patagonia is simply fulfilled by the dream of travelers who like the harsh and wild nature.

Cerro Fitz Roy

The most beautiful mountain in Patagonia

| Altitude: 3 405 m / 11 171 ft

The amazing granite towers of Cerro Fitz Roy (3,405 m) /sometimes called Cerro Chaltén/, have many nicknames.… continue reading

Perito Moreno Glacier

The most famous Patagonian glacier

| Altitude: 300 m / 984 ft

Perito Moreno Glacier is without a doubt one of the biggest attractions of the Argentine side of Patagonia.… continue reading

Cuernos del Paine

Monumental granite towers

| Altitude: 1 614 m / 5 295 ft

At the heart of the Torres del Paine National Park are the massive granite towers Cuernos del Paine headed by… continue reading

Laguna Torre

The lake under the magnificent granite tower

| Altitude: 635 m / 2 083 ft

Perhaps the most beautiful lake in the area of Fitz Roy's granite towers is Laguna Torre. Directly above the… continue reading

Lanín Volcano

A mighty peak at the Chilean-Argentine border

| Altitude: 3 776 m / 12 388 ft

The massive volcano Lanin (3,776 meters asl) is directly on the Chilean-Argentine border. Renowned mainly by… continue reading

Huerquehue National Park

Back to Prehistory

| Altitude: 1 270 m / 4 167 ft

A beautiful Huerquehue National Park is located just outside Pucon. This is renowned for the mighty Arukari… continue reading

Lookout from Cerro Otto

The most famous lookout near Bariloche

| Altitude: 1 405 m / 4 610 ft

Cerro Otto (1 405 m), located right next to Bariloche, is renowned for its stunning views of the very rugged… continue reading

Lago Nordenskjold

The most picturesque lake in Torres del Paine

| Altitude: 65 m / 213 ft

Directly below the monumental towers of Cuernos del Paine lies the beautiful glacier lake Lago Nordenskjold.… continue reading

Gray Glacier

The most famous glacier in Torres del Paine

| Altitude: 442 m / 1 450 ft

One of the most interesting places of the Torres del Paine National Park is the Gray Glacier – one of the… continue reading

Lookout from Cerro Llao Llao

Stunning views of Bahia Lopez Bay

| Altitude: 898 m / 2 946 ft

Just a few miles northwest of the tourists besieged by the city of Bariloche there is a beautiful touristic… continue reading

General Carrera lake

| Altitude: 202 m / 663 ft

On the border between Chile and Argentina lies the beautiful Lake General Carrera (other name Lago Buenos… continue reading

Villarica volcano

Tourists favorite volcano at Pucón

| Altitude: 2 847 m / 9 341 ft

Beautiful and especially still active, the Villarica volcano is without debate the largest dominant in Pucón… continue reading

National Park Tierra del Fuego

Beautiful countryside of Land of Fire

| Altitude: 180 m / 591 ft

Only a short distance west of the capital city of Fire Country – Ushuaia, is the Tierra del Fuego National… continue reading


Background to Antarctica

| Altitude: 18 m / 59 ft

Ushuaia is located in Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego " Big Island of Land of Fire". Is considered as the… continue reading

Penguins in Seno Otway

Small Patagonian Safari

| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

There are two locations around Punta Arenas where you can go watching the penguins. Either the more famous… continue reading

Puerto Varas

Great view of Osorno volcano

| Altitude: 56 m / 184 ft

Puerto Varas is situated on the shores of Lake Llanquihue (the second largest lake in Chile). Many German… continue reading

Reserva Nacional Coyhaique

Picturesque part of Patagonia

| Altitude: 673 m / 2 208 ft

Just a short walk from the town of Coyhaique you will find a pretty lake, forest and views over the… continue reading

Fuerte Bulnes fortress

Open-air museum of Patagonia

| Altitude: 30 m / 98 ft

Fuerte Bulnes fortress is basically a museum of wooden buildings from the half of the 19th century. It is… continue reading

Beach Grande in Pucón

Perfect swimming in Patagonia

| Altitude: 219 m / 719 ft

Even in Patagonia you will find some perfect beaches. One of the ideal beautiful bathing spots is in Pucón on… continue reading

Puerto Natales

A starting point for the Torres del Paine National

| Altitude: 21 m / 69 ft

The bustling city of Puerto Natales, nestled in the Last Natales bay, is a classic example of Patagonian… continue reading

Magellan's Strait

The famous Strait

| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Not perhaps the most beautiful but certainly very interesting is Magellan's Strait separating Patagonia and… continue reading

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