The city is well known for its German traditions, its food, its fish and seafood, the natural environment, its casino and 5 star hotels. Only 12 miles from Puerto Montt, located on the shore of the Llanquihue Lake, one of the largest natural lakes in South America.
The perfect cone of Osorno Volcano and the snowcapped peaks of Mt. Calbuco and Mt. Tronador are clearly visible from the lakefront. On the western shore of Llanquihue Lake are the tourist localities of Frutillar, Llanquihue and Puerto Octay.