Ancud - Patagonia Chile

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Travel guide to Ancud, Patagonia Chile

Ancud: Tourism information about this beatiful area where you can carry out several activities and trips. Best oysters, nice hotels and walks in Ancud, Chiloe, Chile.

ANCUD (Chiloe): located in the north end of the Big Island of Chiloé, Ancud is a city of approximately 40,000 inhabitants.

It was international port until principles of the XX century but in 1912 with the arrival of the railroad to Puerto Montt the whole shipping and commercial traffic was capitalized by this city. Narrow and very commercial streets, modern buildings and classic island architecture with wooden tiles make of this a beautiful city.

It is worthwhile to visit the artificial oysters hatcheries. This is only 30 kilometers away from Ancud on the coast of the channel of Chacao and it is a very good opportunity to savor excellent recently harvested oysters.

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