Founded in 1929, Coyhaique is the capital city of unexplored and remote Patagonia Aysen. It sits in a beautiful valley of rolling hills between the Simpson and Coyhaique Rivers, with Divisadero Hill to the south.
Start the day with a walk to get to know the city, discovering the various neighborhoods and always with an eye for the incomparable surrounding natural beauty. Continuing to the ‘Piedra del Indio’ (Indian’s Rock) lookout point to observe a rock formation which looks like the face of an indigenous man. Also appreciate the river and nature around this point of interest.
Afterwards visit the points of interest of the city, such as the ‘Plaza del Pionero’ (Pioneer Square) with its monument to the Sheep Farmer and the Artisans Market, where craft products from the whole region are sold. This is opposite the ‘Plaza de Armas’ (Main Square) which has an interesting pentagonal shape.
Finally, make a visit to the D’Olbeck Brewery. This local beer factory was founded by a family of Belgian immigrants. The excellent beer is made with European quality ingredients and the pure, crystalline water of Patagonia. Afer visiting the brewery enjoy a beer tasting.