11 days in Belo Horizonte, Capitolio & Caete Itinerary

11 days in Belo Horizonte, Capitolio & Caete Itinerary

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11 days in Belo Horizonte, Capitolio & Caete Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte
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Belo Horizonte
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Capitolio
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Belo Horizonte
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Caete
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Belo Horizonte

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Catedral Nossa Senhora Boa Viagem, Basilica Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, Parque das Mangabeiras, and other attractions. The adventure continues: stroll through Parque Municipal Americo Renee Giannetti.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Belo Horizonte trip maker website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Belo Horizonte. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Capitolio.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

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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 Indigena Antonio Adauto Leite Museum of Archaeology and Filo Waterfall.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Capitolio attractions planning website .

Take a bus from Belo Horizonte to Capitolio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Belo Horizonte to Capitolio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Capitolio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Indigena Antonio Adauto Leite Museum of Archaeology, Cachoeira da Filo
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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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museu De Artes & Oficios, explore the world behind art at Inima de Paula Museum, see the interesting displays at Mineiro Museum, then admire the striking features of Edificio Maletta, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Sao Jose.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Belo Horizonte route planner .

Traveling by bus from Capitolio to Belo Horizonte takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Amazon Time to Brasilia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums Historic Sites
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Museu De Artes & Oficios ©
Museu De Artes & Oficios
Igreja Sao Jose ©
Igreja Sao Jose
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. You've now added Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at Frei Rosario Astronomical Observatory, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade, and then admire the majestic nature at Mata do Limoeiro State Park. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Sitio Arqueologico da Pedra Pintada, then head outdoors with Cachoeira da Pedra Pintada, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Casa Joao Pinheiro e Israel Pinheiro.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Caete trip maker site .

Drive from Belo Horizonte to Caete in 1.5 hours. February in Caete sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Caete

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Barao De Cocais, Mata do Limoeiro State Park
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