12 days in Campos Do Jordao, Goncalves & Monte Verde Itinerary

12 days in Campos Do Jordao, Goncalves & Monte Verde Itinerary

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Campos Do Jordao
— 4 nights
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Goncalves
— 3 nights
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Monte Verde
— 4 nights

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Campos Do Jordao

— 4 nights

Brazilian Switzerland

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Campos Do Jordao is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, look for gifts at Maostiqueiras, make a trip to Morro do Elefante, and examine the collection at Museu Felicia Leirner.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Campos Do Jordao trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Campos Do Jordao. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Goncalves.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:

Goncalves

— 3 nights
Located in an attractive, hilly natural environment, the municipality of Goncalves attracts visitors as much for its surrounding natural features as for its scenic town center.
Get out of town with these interesting Goncalves side-trips: Sao Francisco Xavier (Trilhas Pouso do Rochedo & Mirante Pedra de Sao Francisco). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Cachoeira do Cruzeiro, sample the tasty concoctions at Cervejaria 3 Orelhas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora das Dores, and look for gifts at A Pioneira queijos, doces & vinhos.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Goncalves trip itinerary site.

Drive from Campos Do Jordao to Goncalves in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Monte Verde.

Things to do in Goncalves

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:

Monte Verde

— 4 nights

Brazilian Switzerland

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.
Explore Monte Verde's surroundings by going to Parque Municipal Cachoeira do Salto (in Extrema) and Cachoeira dos Pretos (in Joanopolis). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Redonda, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra Partida, hike along Chapeu do Bispo, and get outside with Trilha do Pinheiro Velho.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Monte Verde day trip planning website.

Getting from Goncalves to Monte Verde by car takes about 2.5 hours.

Things to do in Monte Verde

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26: