You could try Google maps. It is too far for a day trip around 350 kilometres.
The distance between Pucón and Puerto Varas is about 321 kms.The JAC buses which connect so many of the towns in the south take 5 and a half hours. There are about 4 a day. If you are driving yourself, you can shave some time off that, of course, but it is still too long for a day trip. The website below will give you distances but a lot depends on the type of road, time of year.
The Turistel guidebooks have good maps. They are usually available online but seem to be suffering some bug at the moment.
You might check out these if you are going to be driving around the lake district:
Frutillar, for tea and lavender, recommended by a friend.
Mediterraneo, Sta. Rosa 68, on the lake front with a glass enclosed terrace. Book if you will be in PV in the summer.
Café Dane's, packed at lunch for the economical fixed menu, home cooking and large portions, some takeaway dishes at the counter.
Molly thank you so very much. Such great places to visit.
I'll only be in Puerto Varas for 3 days, and would like to see great little shops. unique items to buy...and just to see the best of the town..and area. I hope to get a feel for the town , even though my visit there is short.
Thanks very much again.
Vicky Johnson Store and gift is a must and next the jewerly
Puerto Varas offer many restaurants some of them w good price and service for example a las buenas Brasas, Donde el Gordito, if you like coffe try the Cafe el Barista and a very good happy hours in the Melia Hotel Monday to wednesday.sandwiches and regional beer at the Restaurante los Colonos infront of the square.About excurtions go to the Petrohue aerea(vicente perez rosales Park)or take a Excurtion to Peulla (daily departures from Puerto Varas, full day)
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