Tour Guide

Cristian Cosignani

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Hometown: Santiago, Chile

Guide since: 2012

Bike

Along the shores of Panguipulli Lake to Huilo Huilo Nothofagus Hotel, with views of the Choshuenco volcano along the way

Eat

Chile’s famous churrasco steak

Drink

Any of Chile's Colchagua Valley Carménères, especially from Montes Alpha winery

Sleep

The magnificent Hotel Antumalal Hotel in Pucón, set against Lake Villarrica

Cristian is an outdoor fanatic with a love of sports including rugby, soccer, basketball, tennis, and cycling. After receiving his degree in Planning and Administration of Touristic Resources, he traveled all over Chile creating unique programs to share the country’s diverse regions of Patagonia, the Atacama Desert, Easter Island, the Lakes and Volcano District, Santiago, and wine country. He has been leading tours in his home country since 2007.

Cristian spends his time off cycling in Europe and following races like the Giro de Italia or Vuelta de España. With intimate knowledge of the best places in the Colchagua Valley to enjoy a glass of Carménère and the most scenic routes around the Lakes and Volcano district, Cristian is looking forward to welcoming you to his beautiful country to show you the marvelous landscapes, delicious wines, and distinctive Chilean cuisine.