Castro and its churches
Available all year
See the different churches in Castro, including the wooden Church of San Francisco
Visit the Museo Regional de Castro with Huilliche relics, musical instruments, and Chilota wooden boat models
Shop for souvenirs at the craft market
Learn about the history of Castro and the evolution of Chiloé's towns
We’ll begin with a stroll to Castro’s Plaza de Armas. Here you’ll find the Church of San Francisco, the main Catholic church of Chiloé Island. Its neo-Gothic style is unusual for this area. Continue to the Museo Regional de Castro which houses a well-organised collection of Huilliche relics. Then walk downhill to the rich handicraft market to shop and admire the local artisanal work.
Remarks/requirements: It is recommendable to wear layered clothing, a windbreaker, rain jacket and good walking shoes. Rain showers are common and unpredictable.
Walking information: Walking tour over paved sidewalks.
Wheelchair accessible: This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users or guests with walking difficulties.
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