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A path to the myrtle forest

peninsulaView of the isthmus from Península Quetrihue.

From the port of Villa La Angostura, which is reached from El Cruce through Nahuel Huapi boulevard south, open the path that runs along the peninsula Quetrihué, an elongated tongue that juts into Lake Nahuel Huapi. There are 12 kilometers, which can be done on foot, by bicycle or on horseback to the forest of myrtle. Also you get it from the lake hiring trips in the port.

The vegetation that dominates the peninsula are coihues, lauras, maquis, orchids and vines as mutisia reina (orange) or mutisia vicerreina (purplish), and other beautiful species.


You can also listen the sounds of birds like chucao, ratoneras, rayaditos and cotorras australes.

From the viewpoint, there is a panoramic view of Lake Nahuel Huapi with its arms Machete, Rincon and Ultima Esperanza Bahía Brava, the island Fray Menendez and the mountain range bordering Chile.

It suggests the company of an authorized guide to identify the hills that stand out, existing populations across the lake, the most popular places for fishermen, anecdotes, etc..

Returning to the path to the left and then a short drive to the viewpoints Messidor I and II from which you see Bahía Mansa with the port of Villa la Angostura and the National Park building, the Hotel Angostura, several tourist cabins, Messidors' shelters and a partial view of the Castle Messidor.

Alojamiento en Villa La Angostura

FotoBed and Breakfast Hygge Haus El Hygge Haus se encuentra en Villa la Angostura y ofrece vistas la jardín, salón compartido, terraza y bar.  Estever másTel: Villa La Angostura

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