Achao
in Provincia de Chiloé of Los Lagos, Chile

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-42.471 and -73.491 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -42° 28' 15" and W -73° 29' 28"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - CLP
Spoken languages:
Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:30 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Santiago
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:24 am and 5:31 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
42.750 and 106.800 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Baga Modo Hiid
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Chile in South America

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Chile.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Chile. Last Update: 2022-06-29 08:13:32

Explore Achao

Achao in Provincia de Chiloé (Los Lagos) is located in Chile about 642 mi (or 1,033 km) south of Santiago, the country's capital.

Local time in Achao is now 12:30 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Santiago with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Achao. The closest airport in Chile is Gamboa Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Churches of Chiloé in a distance of 93 mi (or 150 km), North-East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Puerto Montt, Leleque, Bariloche, Norquinco and Valdivia. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 7°C / 45 °F

Morning Temperature 4°C / 40 °F
Evening Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 88%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 86% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Thursday, 30th of June 2022

7°C (44 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 1st of July 2022

5°C (41 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 2nd of July 2022

7°C (44 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Desde chiloe a quinchao

Published: January 28, 2014
Length: 37:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Manuel Quintanilla

Viaje en transbordador desde la isla de chiloe hasta la isla de quinchao.


chino vs el borrachito-en achao

Published: May 18, 2012
Length: 15:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mariocalbu12890

ahjhahajajahjha.


Sea kayak and trekking in Patagonia. By Miralejos Chile Adventure.

Published: July 30, 2007
Length: 19:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: miralejoschile

Miralejos Chile Adventure is an outdoor travel company that offers trekking and sea kayak in the most amazing areas of patagonia: Cochamó Valley, Pumalin Park, Torres del Paine and Puelo...


Ausstieg in die Neue Welt

Published: November 03, 2008
Length: 09:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hotdave55

Meine Neue Doku über meinen Freund Kristoph. Aber mir fehlt noch Geld zu Fertigstellen. Sponsoren bitte melden.


Viaje por Sudamerica di Giacomo Sanesi. Achao (CIL). 01229 - plaza y iglesia santa maria

Published: August 13, 2010
Length: 01:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Giacomo Sanesi

VIAGGIO IN SUDAMERICA Attraverso luoghi e popoli, alla ricerca di un messaggio di pace. Un obiettivo: partire da Buenos Aires (Argentina) ed arrivare a Quito (Ecuador). Un ragazzo intraprende...


Viaje por Sudamerica di Giacomo Sanesi. Achao (CIL). 01230 - interno iglesia santa maria

Published: August 13, 2010
Length: 01:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Giacomo Sanesi

VIAGGIO IN SUDAMERICA Attraverso luoghi e popoli, alla ricerca di un messaggio di pace. Un obiettivo: partire da Buenos Aires (Argentina) ed arrivare a Quito (Ecuador). Un ragazzo intraprende...


Slacklining for the first time. First time slacklining. Slackline por primera vez

Published: February 03, 2015
Length: 06:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: douglas aracena

Slacklining for the first time. After a few 30 min attempts these were the results. Slackline por primera vez.


carrera a la chilena el kaka vs el barticciotto

Published: October 13, 2014
Length: 55:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ricardo ruiz ojeda

cancha el arrayan Curaco de Velez..Chiloé.


carrera a la chilena el Pancho malo Vs Mulata Sortija

Published: November 05, 2014
Length: 35:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ricardo ruiz ojeda

Cancha los eucaliptus 280 mts. curaco de velez.


VACACIONES FEBRERO 2011 PARTE VIII

Published: June 21, 2011
Length: 07:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Eduardo Rodriguez

8 Castro - Dalcahue - Curaco de Velez - Achao.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Quinchao Island

Quinchao Island is an island in Chiloé Province, Chile, off the east coast of Chiloé Island. It includes the communes of Quinchao and Curaco de Vélez. Main towns are Achao and Curaco de Vélez. Quinchao Island is separated from Chiloé Island by Dalcahue Channel in the northwest of the island.

Located at -42.483, -73.483 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Chiloé Archipelago

Church of Santa María de Loreto, Achao

The Church of Santa María de Loreto de Achao —Spanish: Iglesia de Santa María de Loreto de Achao— is a Roman Catholic church located in Quinchao Island's largest town, Achao. Often referred to as «Church of Achao» —Spanish: Iglesia de Achao—, is within the Diocese of Ancud, and was built around 1740 when Chiloé Archipelago was still a part of the Spanish Crown possessions.

Located at -42.4718, -73.491 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wooden churches in Chile, Buildings and structures in Los Lagos Region, Chiloé Archipelago, World Heritage Sites in Chile, Roman Catholic churches in Chile, Spanish Colonial architecture in Chile, Visitor attractions in Los Lagos Region, Religious buildings completed in 1740

Achao

Achao is a town on the Chiloé Archipelago, in the south of Chile. The town is the capital of Quinchao commune on the island of the same name. Lying on level ground, Achao has a shallow sandy beach and is surrounded by hills. Opposite the town are the islands of Llingua and Linlín. The surrounding hills have a number of lookouts, such as the Alto de la Paloma lookout.

Located at -42.4667, -73.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Chiloé, Populated places in Chiloé Province


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Achau, Achao