Places to visit in Patagonia

Stretching across Chile, Argentina and the Andes, Patagonia has many fascinating areas worth exploring. Browse our best places to visit in Patagonia below.

Carretera Austral

Aisen and the Carretera Austral

Home to lush, temperate forests, tumultuous rivers and jagged mountain passes, Aisen is a pristine wilderness made accessible by the Carretera Austral.

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Lake District Argentina

Argentine lake district

This region of snow-dipped volcanoes, sapphire lakes and dense alpine forests is linked to the Chilean lake district by the Lakes Crossing, one of the continent’s most stunning passes.

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View of Vilarrica Volcano

Chilean Lake District (north)

A Tolkienesque landscape of monkey puzzle forests, soaring snow-capped volcanoes and lakes of the deepest blue. This is where Patagonia begins.

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Osorno

Chilean Lake District (south)

A Tolkienesque landscape of monkey puzzle forests, soaring snow-capped volcanoes and lakes of the deepest blue.

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Los Glaciares

El Calafate and Los Glaciares National Park

The sprawling ice fields of Los Glaciares National Park are a frozen wilderness, from which flow 13 enormous glaciers into the lakes Argentino and Viedma.

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Fitz Roy

El Chalten and the Fitz Roy Massif

Above El Chaltén, turquoise lagoons and lush beech forests skirt the ice-capped towers of the Fitz Roy massif. With trails galore, this is a walker’s paradise.

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Gro

Islands and fjords of southern Patagonia

Southernmost Patagonia is a wilderness of jagged fjords and towering glaciers, where the frostbitten Andes finally crumble into the sea.

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Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine National Park

The spiralling towers, serrated massifs and turquoise lakes of Torres del Paine are home to shy guanacos, soaring condors and elusive pumas.

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