Estado do Rio Grande do Sul Travel Guide

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Porto Alegre

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Gramado

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Novo Hamburgo

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Santa Maria do Erval

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Gramado

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Caxias do Sul

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São Miguel

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Canela

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Três Coroas

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Bento Gonçalves

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Barão de Cotegipe

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São Leopoldo

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Passo Fundo

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Marcelino Ramos

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Gaurama

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Campo Bom

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Bom Princípio

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Porto Alegre

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Gramado

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  • Best Internet Site on Gramado

    Gramado Favorites

    The best internet site with information and all kinds of data about Gramado is www.gramadosite.com.brThe main problem, however, is that it is totally in Portuguese which may be a problem for some people. If you can read Spanish you will be able to catch most of its information and easily navigate in the site.

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  • Hotel Ritta Hoppner

    Gramado Hotels

    Rua Pedro Candiago 305, Gramado, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • By bus from Gramado to the airport in...

    Gramado Transportation

    You can take a van or a taxi to go from Gramado to the international airport in Porto Alegre - POA, 110 kms. However, paying four to eight times less you can take a bus at the Gramado road station (rodoviária) that will drop you at the airport. The buses are very comfy, airconditioned (see one in the picture) and the ride takes from 1h:45 to 2h:00,...

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  • Gramado: walking to Lago Negro

    Gramado Things to Do

    When in Gramado try walking. Start your route at the small Lago (lake) Joaquina Bier and go down the tree lined streets on your way to the larger "Lago Negro" (Black Lake). Keep a little map in hand (you can obtain one at the tourist center at the main square, across from the Catholic Church) and try to get somewhat lost in your way to the big...

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Novo Hamburgo

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Santa Maria do Erval

  • unsealed road

    Santa Maria do Erval Transportation

    clay roads, slippery customer in the rainy season, or just on a rainy day. even the Horses had to be carefull. so should you, when not used to unsealed roads. still, when you come to Canela, it was all worth it. lovely little Town, great National Park, lots to do, many outdoor activities, horseriding, paragliding etc.have a look and also visit...

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  • and an other

    Santa Maria do Erval Favorites

    beautiful Vista in this area. I asure you, you won't be disappointed making the off the beaten path trip into the Serra Geral...and Gramado or Canela.GRAMADO on a beautiful sunday afternoon.... just driving and dropping in for a coffee at a Friends place

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  • own transport

    Santa Maria do Erval Transportation

    own transport is a good idea, though Public Bus is available from Porto Alegre, changing Bus in Novo Hamburgo, to Morro Reuter and on to Santa Maria do Herval.but to expirience the region, own transport gives that opportunity.. I drove a Jeep Willis'70, loved it!but when I rambled into a slip one day and just managed to held on to the door, I...

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Gramado

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  • Best Internet Site on Gramado

    Gramado Favorites

    The best internet site with information and all kinds of data about Gramado is www.gramadosite.com.brThe main problem, however, is that it is totally in Portuguese which may be a problem for some people. If you can read Spanish you will be able to catch most of its information and easily navigate in the site.

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  • Hotel Ritta Hoppner

    Gramado Hotels

    Rua Pedro Candiago 305, Gramado, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • By bus from Gramado to the airport in...

    Gramado Transportation

    You can take a van or a taxi to go from Gramado to the international airport in Porto Alegre - POA, 110 kms. However, paying four to eight times less you can take a bus at the Gramado road station (rodoviária) that will drop you at the airport. The buses are very comfy, airconditioned (see one in the picture) and the ride takes from 1h:45 to 2h:00,...

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  • Gramado: walking to Lago Negro

    Gramado Things to Do

    When in Gramado try walking. Start your route at the small Lago (lake) Joaquina Bier and go down the tree lined streets on your way to the larger "Lago Negro" (Black Lake). Keep a little map in hand (you can obtain one at the tourist center at the main square, across from the Catholic Church) and try to get somewhat lost in your way to the big...

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Caxias do Sul

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  • Italian presence in Caxias, Brazil

    Caxias do Sul Favorites

    The Italian immigrants were mostly farmers from northern Italy and migration started taking place in 1875 in Nova Milano. The town of Caxias was created on July 20, 1890 and acknowledged in the same year, on August 24. Nowadays, Caxias do Sul is considered the center of the Italian presence in Southern Brazil ---developing profitable industries,...

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  • Intercity Premium

    Caxias do Sul Hotels

    AV.THEREZINHA PAULETTI SAUVITTO,333 - DESVIO RIZZO

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Picture with the canyons near Caxias

    Caxias do Sul Things to Do

    At both times, we drove from Porto Alegre, going to Caxias do Sul. If I am not mistaken I think we took the BR-116 to the North of the state (?)...and my memory is a bit fuzzy but it must have been a 2-3 hour drive...still had some jetlags during those times, hehehe...But along the way, you would pass by the nice sceneries like green canyons where...

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São Miguel

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  • the Mission I

    São Miguel Things to Do

    the early Jesuit Mission has been quite an achievment of good will, the Jesuit where genuinely interested in the well being and welfare of the indigenous people, even made great efforts to support self governing settlements, christianisation of the Indians the main insentiv.the main sources of trade and activities where cattle, erva mate, spinning,...

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  • how to get there

    São Miguel Transportation

    around 500km from Porto Alegre by Car or Bus, long stretch I know.these days there is also a connection from Foz de Iguacu, through the argentine countryside, and only around 200km ..there is an other fine page here on VT, take a closer look

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  • the Mission II

    São Miguel Things to Do

    the astonishing Architecture and the preservation of it, is worth a visit.like the Missions in Trinidade/Paraguay or San Ignazio Mini in Argentina..the Mission in Santo Angelo is the third of its kind.in all of the Missions, around 150 000 indigenous people lived and worked in self-governing settlements.visit the ruinas in Paraguay via the link...

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Canela

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  • Gramado

    Canela Off The Beaten Path

    don't miss Gramado on the way to Canela or vice versa. I have talked about this area in a separate page, so I won't repeat myself here....if interested, click on the link below

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  • Hotel Continental Canela

    Canela Hotels

    Rua Jose Pedro Piva 220, Canela, State of Rio Grande do Sul, 95680-000, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Caracol

    Canela Things to Do

    the main attraction of Canela is the water fall, the Caracol, 134meter tumbling down and in the rainy season it looks and sounds spectacular. the park is situated around 10km from the citycenter.in fact, great for all outdoors activities as well as a great family destination.Canela is in the neighbourhood of Nova Petropolis, Gramado is the...

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Três Coroas

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  • Practice rafting

    Três Coroas Things to Do

    Paranhana river, located in Três Coroas/RSTres Coroas is about one hour (92 Km) from Porto Alegre, capital of the state, near Gramado and Canela. After the ride in Rio Paranhana, we can know beautiful falls where people do rapel.We have three options for rafting with different durations:1 : 3 km (1h15min). 2 : 7 km (2h30min). 3 : 3 km (at night)...

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  • Visit the Buddhist temple

    Três Coroas Things to Do

    “Khadro Ling” means “place of the dakinis,” the embodiments of feminine wisdom who carry out enlightened activities. The land, purchased in 1994 by the meditation master H. E. Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche, is ornamented by the first traditional Tibetan temple in Latin America, by eight stupas, by monumental statues of Guru Rinpoche and Akshobhya Buddha,...

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Bento Gonçalves

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    Bento Gonçalves Things to Do

    References to Italy are present in various programs in Bento Gonçalves. In cultural roots are manifested through architecture, customs, and folklore. But when the script leads to good food, plentiful portions, accompanied by quality wines, reinforcing that a piece of the "country of the boot" is here!

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  • Quality Suites Bento Goncalve

    Bento Gonçalves Hotels

    RUA 13 DE MAIO, 800, Bento Goncalves, RS 95700 000

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São Leopoldo

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  • museum of train

    São Leopoldo Things to Do

    the entry is free and is too much to see, is the big park.This was a lot of fun. I like that Sao Leopoldo kept so much of the history of her past. This is open to the public and free. It was fun to show our 12-year-old equipment of years gone by that was in use like typewriters, phones, switchboard, hats, furniture and the like. I wish that we...

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  • Museu do trem

    São Leopoldo Things to Do

    Have train's wagons, photographs and others important documents about the "Viação Férrea Rio-Grandense".

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  • The Churches

    São Leopoldo Things to Do

    In Neogothic style, the "Paroquia Nossa Senhora da Conceição" is one of the churches of the German immigration in Rio Grande do Sul.The Stained-Glass windows, classical columns and the altar are very beautiful.

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Passo Fundo

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Top Estado do Rio Grande do Sul Hotels

Porto Alegre Hotels
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Bento Gonçalves Hotels
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Santo Agostinho Hotels
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Redentora Hotels
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Novo Hamburgo Hotels
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Limeira Hotels
1 Hotel
Independência Hotels
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Gravataí Hotels
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Gramado Hotels
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Espírito Santo Hotels
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Caxias do Sul Hotels
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Canela Hotels
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Campo Bom Hotels
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