10 days in State of Minas Gerais Itinerary

10 days in State of Minas Gerais Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Extrema
— 1 night
2
Monte Verde
— 3 nights
3
Capitolio
— 2 nights
4
Belo Horizonte
— 3 nights

1
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Valenbier Microcervejaria.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Extrema itinerary tool.

Vitoria to Extrema is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Vitoria in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Extrema, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monte Verde.

Things to do in Extrema

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries
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Lopo Peak ©
Lopo Peak
Valenbier Microcervejaria ©
Valenbier Microcervejaria
Alambique J.J Carvalho ©
Alambique J.J Carvalho

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Pedra Redonda and Capela Atras da Pedra. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monte Verde: Cervejaria 3 Orelhas (in Goncalves) and ZalaZ (in Paraisopolis). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Parada da Fonte, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria Adega das Gerais, and take in the awesome beauty at Trilha do Plato.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Monte Verde travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Extrema to Monte Verde takes 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Extrema to Monte Verde. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Capitolio.

Things to do in Monte Verde

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

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Capitolio

Capitolio ©
With an urban reservoir and interesting geological sights, it's easy to plan an outdoorsy vacation in Capitolio.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): stroll around Cascade Eco Park and then wander the streets of Santo Hilario. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Cachoeira Lagoa Azul, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Canyons de Furnas, and then take some stellar pictures from Mirante dos Canyons.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Capitolio online trip planner.

Getting from Monte Verde to Capitolio by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car 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
Cascade Eco Park ©
Cascade Eco Park

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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.
Explore Belo Horizonte's surroundings by going to Casa Azul (in Sabara) and Inhotim (in Brumadinho). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Praca da Liberdade, enjoy some diversion at Estadio Mineirao, admire the masterpieces at Memorial Minas Gerais Vale, and admire the striking features of Capela Curial de São Francisco de Assis.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Belo Horizonte online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Capitolio to Belo Horizonte takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Belo Horizonte, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

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