Castro and its churches






Available all year

Min. number

10 traveller(s)

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A Castro walking tour includes Plaza de Armas and the neo-Gothic wooden Church of San Francisco.
  • 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

Church walk

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.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • 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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