SantiagoDestination guide: Osorno, Chile

Osorno is a town located in the southern part of Chile. The city itself offers attractive scenery, interesting architecture, and fun entertainment like rodeos. Most flights to Osorno, however, are delivering passengers who will go on to different destinations. Osorno focuses on the many points of interest just outside of the city. Puyehue National Park offers nature lovers the opportunity to enjoy untouched wilderness. In addition, the city's proximity to the Osorno volcano and its volcanic hot springs make it a popular place for spas and resorts.

Travelers to Osorno will discover the Los Lagos region, known for its beautiful lakes. Nearby Antillanca Ski Resort offers skiing and winter sports.

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Osorno - Things to do


Casa Mohr Pérez

The 1876 Casa Mohr Pérez, a private home, is Osorno's oldest surviving Germanic construction. The block of Mackenna, between Cochrane and Freire, preserves a solid row of early Germanic houses.

Latitude: -40.5746441709563 / Longitude: -73.1342053413391
Sub-Type: Architectural, Cultural
Address: Juan Mackenna 949, City Center

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 dating from 1929.

Sub-Type: Museum
Opening Hour: 9:30am-6pm Mon-Fri, 2pm-7pm Sat Jan-Feb, 9:30am-5pm Mon-Fri, 2pm-6pm Sat Mar-Dec
Pricing: admission free
International Number: (56-64) 238 615
Address: Av. Matta 809

Café Migas

Meaning 'Café Crumbs' this cheery restaurant serves empanadas, pizzas and cakes, plus a lunch special. Best of all, the owner speaks English and likes helping travelers enjoy the Osorno area.

Sub-Type: Eat
International Number: (56-64) 235 541
Opening Hours: 08:00-21:00
Price Range: Low
Address: Freire 584, City Center