10 days in State of Minas Gerais Itinerary

10 days in State of Minas Gerais Itinerary

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10 days in State of Minas Gerais Itinerary

Start: Vitoria
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Extrema
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Monte Verde
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Capitolio
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h 15​min
4
Belo Horizonte
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Vitoria

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night
Extrema

Extrema ©
Extrema, Minas Gerais is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais in the Southeast region of Brazil.The municipality contains part of the Fernão Dias Environmental Protection Area, created in 1997. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Valenbier Microcervejaria.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Extrema trip itinerary planning site .

Vitoria to Extrema is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Vitoria in October since evenings lows in Extrema dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monte Verde.

Things to do in Extrema

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Valenbier Microcervejaria ©
Valenbier Microcervejaria
Pico Do Lobo Guara ©
Pico Do Lobo Guara
Lopo Peak ©
Lopo Peak

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nights
Monte Verde

Monte Verde ©
Perched high up in the Mantiqueira Mountains at 1,550 m (5,085 ft) above sea level, the small town of Monte Verde attracts visitors looking to escape Brazil's tropical heat.
Escape the urban bustle at Pedra Redonda and Trilha do Plato. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Monte Verde: Goncalves (Capela Atras da Pedra & Cervejaria 3 Orelhas) and ZalaZ (in Paraisopolis). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Parada da Fonte, and sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria Adega das Gerais.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Monte Verde route maker .

Drive from Extrema to Monte Verde in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Extrema to Monte Verde, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Capitolio.

Things to do in Monte Verde

Breweries & Distilleries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Goncalves, ZalaZ
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Pedra Redonda ©
Pedra Redonda
Spas
Capela Atras da Pedra ©
Capela Atras da Pedra

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nights
Capitolio

Capitolio ©
With an urban reservoir and interesting geological sights, it's easy to plan an outdoorsy vacation in Capitolio.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): stroll around Cascade Eco Park and then take a stroll through Santo Hilario. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): get outside with Cachoeira Lagoa Azul, explore the stunning scenery at Canyons de Furnas, and then take some stellar pictures from Mirante dos Canyons.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Capitolio trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monte Verde to Capitolio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can take a bus to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Capitolio

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santo Hilario
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Santo Hilario ©
Santo Hilario
Canyons de Furnas ©
Canyons de Furnas
Cachoeira Lagoa Azul ©
Cachoeira Lagoa Azul

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nights
Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Go for a jaunt from Belo Horizonte to Brumadinho to see Inhotim about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Praca da Liberdade, examine the collection at Memorial Minas Gerais Vale, admire the landmark architecture of Igreja Sao Francisco De Assis, and indulge your taste buds at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte.

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Take a bus from Capitolio to Belo Horizonte in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Capitolio to Belo Horizonte. October in Belo Horizonte sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Spas

Side Trips

Inhotim, Casa Azul, Krug Bier
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Praca da Liberdade ©
Praca da Liberdade
Cervejaria Wals ©
Cervejaria Wals
Krug Bier ©
Krug Bier