Carretera Austral

The Carretera Austral, or the Austral Road, is the most beautiful road in Chile. In the future it will crossed the entire Chilean Patagonia. More than a road, it's a must-see that will help you understand the way locals live. Be careful! You might spend more time taking pictures than driving...
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Driving through the wilderness of Chile's Carretera Austral | Anna Kaminski - April th 2014 - Lonely Planet A really good article in english about the surprising Carretera Austral, the Chilean road that crosses most of Patagonia. Trust us when we say it's not only a road!  Photo: Lucas Brentano - Getty images - Copyright ©

Driving through the wilderness on Chile's Carretera Austral

The sinuous Carretera Austral crossing Northern Patagonia. Image by Lucas Brentano / Moment / Getty Images.

An excellent article written by Sebastián Montalva about Coyhaique and its region and why it's gonna be the next must-see spot of Chilean patagonia. A must read!

An excellent article written by Sebastián Montalva about Coyhaique and its region and why it's gonna be the next must-see spot of Chilean patagonia. A must read!

Western Eye Portfolio: Autumn in Patagonia Photo: Linde Waidhofer - Copyright ©

The colors of autumn in Patagonia, the far south of South America

Photo: Nicholas Buenaventura - Copyright © Check the beautiful picture that our dear friend took from the Lago Negro just near by the Carretera Austral. Follow him and his adventures on instagram @buenaventurafilms

Photo: Nicholas Buenaventura - Copyright © Check the beautiful picture that our dear friend took from the Lago Negro just near by the Carretera Austral. Follow him and his adventures on instagram @buenaventurafilms

Photo: Nicholas Buenaventura - Copyright © Can you believe the incredible picture that our friend Nicholas Buenaventura took in Cerro Castillo on the Carretera Austral. He was just coming back from Isla Macías. Follow him and his adventures all around Chile on Instagram @buenaventurafilms

Photo: Nicholas Buenaventura - Copyright © Can you believe the incredible picture that our friend Nicholas Buenaventura took in Cerro Castillo on the Carretera Austral. He was just coming back from Isla Macías. Follow him and his adventures all around Chile on Instagram @buenaventurafilms

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © A small sample of the hand paintings that can be observed at the National Monument "Paredón de las Manos" near Cerro Castillo on the Carretera Austral. See their website for more information http://museoescuela-cerrocastillo.cl/paredon-de-las-manos

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © A small sample of the hand paintings that can be observed at the National Monument "Paredón de las Manos" near Cerro Castillo on the Carretera Austral. See their website for more information http://museoescuela-cerrocastillo.cl/paredon-de-las-manos

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © The National Monument "Paredón de las Manos" is located north of Isla Macías on the Carretera Austral, near Cerro Castillo. It gathers about a hundred hand paintings dated back to 10 thousand years old. It's the perfect stop on your way to the airport. Check their website for more information http://museoescuela-cerrocastillo.cl/paredon-de-las-manos

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © The National Monument "Paredón de las Manos" is located north of Isla Macías on the Carretera Austral, near Cerro Castillo. It gathers about a hundred hand paintings dated back to 10 thousand years old. It's the perfect stop on your way to the airport. Check their website for more information http://museoescuela-cerrocastillo.cl/paredon-de-las-manos

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © On your way to Isla Macías, get to know the beautifully restored School of Cerro Castillo which has recently been turned into a museum. A great way to understand better the pioneers who arrived to Patagonia. Check their website for more information http://museoescuela-cerrocastillo.cl/

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © On your way to Isla Macías, get to know the beautifully restored School of Cerro Castillo which has recently been turned into a museum. A great way to understand better the pioneers who arrived to Patagonia. Check their website for more information http://museoescuela-cerrocastillo.cl/

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © El Bus de la Sole is a must-see in Cerro Castillo. It's the perfect spot for a break on your way to Isla Macías. Sole and her team will prepare delicious Chilean sandwiches for you such as the churrasco or the completo.  The restaurant is made of two buses and a van.

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © El Bus de la Sole is a must-see in Cerro Castillo. It's the perfect spot for a break on your way to Isla Macías. Sole and her team will prepare delicious Chilean sandwiches for you such as the churrasco or the completo. The restaurant is made of two buses and a van.

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © Another incredible landscape of the Carretera Austral

Photo: Hospitality Services Ltda - Copyright © Another incredible landscape of the Carretera Austral


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