It is located to the north center of Lago Ranco, with approximately 300 inhabitants, 90% of its ancestry is Mapuche – Huilliche.
It is estimated that the first families would have settled some 400 years ago.
La Piedra Bruja (The Witch Stone) is probably the best known among its visitors. Famous are the myths that have been forged around this place, where there are also the Caves of Weichafe, another of the natural attractions of the island, a series of concavities of mythological character that represent for the locals the abode of the ancestral spirits , well to say old mapuche warriors or weichafes.
Located 20 km from Futrono, known for its thermal spas, noted for its beautiful landscapes almost untouched and its surroundings, with beautiful sunsets. We also found the Huequecura beach, suitable for swimming with lifeguards, under imposing hills whose slopes gradually give way to the urban context of Llifén.
Return to Ranco Lake:
The Ranco Lake bypass, current “Inter Lagos” route, can be traveled in one day. Its point of departure and arrival is the city of Futrono, with a journey of 120 km. Asphalt road and small sections of gravel. Of manifest hydrographic wealth, this lake is one of the most extensive and clean in the country. It highlights its islands dotted by different points of the basin. With its mountainous and evergreen surroundings, added to its riverside service centers in Futrono and Llifen, Lago Ranco invites not only to have a true experience with nature, but also an absolute tranquility, guaranteed security, restful rest.