Osorno was founded in 1553 to be later abandoned in 1604 due to the harassment of the Mapuche who whipped the area to the south of the river Bio Bio during four years.
After settling peace with the Mapuche, in 1972 the remains of the city were found, and it was refounded in 1796.
In 1793 the fort Reina María Luisa was built in homage to the wife of King Charles V of Spain, by an order of Don Ambrosio O´Higgins, who used it as his personal residence until 1976, and then don Juan Mackena during repopulation.
Today some over 160,000 inhabitants live in this city, with a central part of typical buildings with exterior arcades, characteristic of the area.
These sports are considered adventure travel par excellence. Extreme ski consists of going down quite a steep mountain with nothing but your skis. People practicing this activity have to use this technique in its maximum expression, giving priority to safety rather than to downhill speed.
Located in the southern end of the American continent, Patagonia meets several natural conditions and characteristics ideal for growing vineyards.
Pure air, clear skies and endless silences are only interrupted by the whispers of the winds that cross the area from the Andes Mountain Range to the Atlantic Ocean, carrying the mysterious aromas of the bushes and the wild berries.