11 days in Belo Horizonte, Capitolio & Caete Itinerary

11 days in Belo Horizonte, Capitolio & Caete Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Belo Horizonte
— 3 nights
2
Capitolio
— 3 nights
3
Belo Horizonte
— 1 night
4
Caete
— 3 nights

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Catedral Nossa Senhora Boa Viagem, Basilica Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, Parque das Mangabeiras, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: stroll around Parque Municipal Americo Renee Giannetti.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Belo Horizonte road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Belo Horizonte. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Capitolio.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
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Parque Municipal Americo Renee Giannetti ©
Parque Municipal Americo Renee Giannetti
Basilica Nossa Senhora de Lourdes ©
Basilica Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
Catedral Nossa Senhora Boa Viagem ©
Catedral Nossa Senhora Boa Viagem

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Capitolio

Capitolio ©
With an urban reservoir and interesting geological sights, it's easy to plan an outdoorsy vacation in Capitolio.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cachoeira da Filo and Indigena Antonio Adauto Leite Museum of Archaeology.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Capitolio holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Belo Horizonte to Capitolio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. You will leave for Belo Horizonte on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Capitolio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cachoeira da Filo, Indigena Antonio Adauto Leite Museum of Archaeology
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Cachoeira da Filo ©
Cachoeira da Filo

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Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Edificio Maletta, Mineiro Museum and Inima de Paula Museum. On the 21st (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Arts and Crafts Museum, explore the world behind art at Inima de Paula Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Mineiro Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Edificio Maletta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Sao Jose.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Belo Horizonte trip planner.

Drive from Capitolio to Belo Horizonte in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Capitolio to Belo Horizonte. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Caete.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums Historic Sites
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Arts and Crafts Museum ©
Arts and Crafts Museum
Edificio Maletta ©
Edificio Maletta
Inima de Paula Museum ©
Inima de Paula Museum

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Caete

Caete ©
Caeté is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at Frei Rosario Astronomical Observatory, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade, and then admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual Mata do Limoeiro. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Sitio Arqueologico da Pedra Pintada, thenhead outdoors with Cachoeira da Pedra Pintada, and then examine the collection at Museu Casa Joao Pinheiro e Israel Pinheiro.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Caete trip planner.

You can drive from Belo Horizonte to Caete in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Caete are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Caete

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Barao De Cocais, Parque Estadual Mata do Limoeiro
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Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade ©
Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso
Frei Rosario Astronomical Observatory ©
Frei Rosario Astronomical Observatory