Art & Culture

Art & Culture

If you are interested in the arts such as music , painting , literature and theater, be prepared! Aysen have risen to fame national bands like The Departed Correa o Vasquez, but they have also chosen to stay in musicians Region high level as the Duo Trapananda , pair of Chocos , Alonso Nuñez , Nicasio Moon and Richard Sepulveda, among others . We are the cradle of great artists such as Renato Tillería watercolorist , renowned artist brush Robinson Mora , and the artist Sigismund Sade , who enchants visitors with its grandiose pyrography . Patagonia is an inexhaustible source of inspiration for literature and summer always find special events and customs , besides fairs where you can find local handicrafts festivals.

Discover local flavors in the ?picadas? of the capital

Nothing better for making one feel welcome than a generous plate of homemade food. ?Picadas? are those special local restaurants where the food is plentiful and the hosts are authentic, great ambassadors for the identity and traditional gastronomy of a place. Get ready to tour the picadas of Coyhaique, Bon appetit!

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Enjoy these craft beers prepared with the purest waters of Chile

Imagine a tasty artisan brew featuring the pristine waters of the mountain streams flowing from the glaciers of Patagonia. Actually, there?s no need to imagine because each day the selection of small batch brews crafted in Aysén GROWS, and the water makes all the difference! Consider this your official invitation to explore Aysen?s Craft Beer Trail, flowing through the restaurants, bars, breweries and markets.

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Prepare your own empanadas with Aysén style

What better way to learn about Patagonia and its culture than tasting and preparing part of its traditional gastronomy. Here we teach you everything you need to know to impress even the most experienced empanada chefs with this recipe for your choice of beef, ham and cheese, or apple cinnamon fillings.

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Pedal between curanto and küchen in Puyuhuapi

In addition to panoramic views of the Puyuhuapi Fjord and Queulat National Park, Puyuhuapi is full of unique heritage that mixes the traditions of Germany and Chiloé. It?s the perfect place to explore on two wheels.

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In Puyuhuapi, Coffee?s best friend is Küchen

Here?s a delicious (and foolproof) recipe for sweets fans that will bring back great memories of your trip through Patagonia. And for those who aren?t big fans of the kitchen, there?s always the option of going to enjoy küchen at one of the small cafes in Puyuhuapi.

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From the forests of Villa Amengual to the pampas of Alto Río Cisnes

Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the Río Cisnes Estancia has provided jobs and opportunities for the settlers of Villa La Tapera and Alto Río Cisnes. Travel this scenic route to visit this historic estancia.

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Have you tried tortas fritas with pebre yet?

Tortas fritas are the Patagonian version of Sopaipillas, doughnuts or beignets, and have been a staple in this area since the time of the pioneers. Here?s your chance to learn how to make them.

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Unleash your creativity at Mi Taller Che, in Villa Ortega

There is a growing local permaculture movement afoot in the tiny town of Villa Ortega, an hour outside of Coyhaique. If you'd like to know more about their sustainable development efforts, visit Mi Taller Che, a local artisan workshop, on a Thursday afternoon during your trip. You'll be able to spend a few hours with the artists of the village, visit local forests to collect the natural materials used in their special artistry and then join them in making your own, unique souvenir.

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Explore the arts in Coyhaique, inspired by the beauty of Patagonia

If you are a fan of music, painting, literature, theater, and the rest of the arts, Coyhaique is sure to capture your curiosity and your heart!

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Time for a little Bohemia Coyhaiquina?

After so much travel and time in nature, a change of place can be welcome; if you feel the same, head out into the night air and enjoy a bit of music and dance. Although Coyhaique is small (as regional capitals go), it boasts an active nightlife and various spots to unwind.

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?Gaucho up? In the talabarterías (saddleries) of the Capital

It?s a pretty safe bet that as you've traveled around the region of Aysén, you've run into gauchos; men and women who proudly maintain old-style Patagonia customs, from the way they live and work to the way that they dress. Gaucho traditions came to Aysén with the pioneers and remain alive today, despite the arrival of modern technology and globalization. Learn more about these traditions and do a little !gauchoing up! of your own in the saddleries of Coyhaique.

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Head to Frio Lake to Learn how to Bottle the Essence of Patagonia

Artisan fruit-infused liqueurs are found throughout the Chile, but in Aysén they take on unique characteristics. The purity of the water and intense climate provide a special essence to native fruits. When blended with family traditions and expertise, the result is amazing flavor and color - unique concoctions that you won?t be able to resist taking home to share with friends.

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