31 days in State of Rio Grande do Sul Itinerary

31 days in State of Rio Grande do Sul Itinerary

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31 days in State of Rio Grande do Sul Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Pelotas
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Porto Alegre
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Cambara do Sul
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Gramado
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Flores Da Cunha
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Guapore
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Bento Goncalves
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

4
nights
Pelotas

Pelotas ©
Rich in architectural sights and natural attractions, the city of Pelotas is the third-largest in the state, and enjoys an attractive position by the Lagoa dos Patos.
Venture out of the city with trips to Casa da Pimenta (in Turucu), Rio Grande (Ocean Museum Prof. Eliezer de Carvalho Rios, Ilha da Polvora, & more) and Lagoa dos Patos Sunset (in Sao Lourenco Do Sul). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Helena Assumpcao Historical Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana de Sao Francisco de Paula, head outdoors with Praia Do Laranjal, and admire the engineering at Sao Goncalo Channel Dam.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pelotas vacation app .

Sao Paulo to Pelotas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, things will get slightly colder in Pelotas: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Pelotas

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rio Grande, Lagoa dos Patos Sunset, Igreja Matriz de Sao Jose do Norte, Casa da Pimenta
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Ilha da Polvora ©
Ilha da Polvora
Charqueada Sao Joao ©
Charqueada Sao Joao

5
nights
Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre ©
On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Porto Alegre is known for parks, nightlife, museums, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Enigma Escape Game, see the interesting displays at Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana, engage your brain at PUCRS Science and Technology Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Estadio Beira-Rio.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Porto Alegre online trip maker .

Fly from Pelotas to Porto Alegre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Pelotas in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Porto Alegre: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cambara do Sul.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Enigma Escape Game ©
Enigma Escape Game
Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre ©
Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre
PUCRS Science and Technology Museum ©

4
nights
Cambara do Sul

Cambara do Sul ©
Perfectly placed for exploring the dramatic landscape surrounding it, Cambara do Sul has developed into a major hub for ecotourism.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cambara do Sul: Sao Jose dos Ausentes (Cachoeira do Perau Branco & Canyon Monte Negro). Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at National Park of Aparados da Serra. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul, look for gifts at Apiario Cambara, make a trip to St. Joseph Parish, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cambara do Sul online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Porto Alegre to Cambara do Sul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Cambara do Sul

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sao Jose dos Ausentes
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Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul ©
Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul
Canyon Monte Negro ©
Canyon Monte Negro
Itaimbezinho Canyon ©
Itaimbezinho Canyon

6
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, museums, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mini Mundo, examine the collection at Mundo a Vapor, and make a trip to Caro Watson Escape Game.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gramado tour itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Cambara do Sul to Gramado in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Flores Da Cunha.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Canela
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Caracol State Park ©
Caracol State Park
Black Lake ©
Black Lake
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo

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nights
Flores Da Cunha

Flores Da Cunha ©
Explore Flores Da Cunha's surroundings by going to Adega Dom Camilo (in Nova Padua) and Antonio Prado (Moinho Francescatto, Municipal Museum, & more).

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Flores Da Cunha trip maker tool .

Drive from Gramado to Flores Da Cunha in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Guapore.

Things to do in Flores Da Cunha

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Antonio Prado, Nova Padua, Otavio Rocha, Praca da Bandeira
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Vinicola Salvattore ©
Vinicola Salvattore
Vinicola Luiz Argenta ©
Vinicola Luiz Argenta
Adega Dom Camilo ©
Adega Dom Camilo

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nights
Guapore

Guapore ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Serafina Correa (Portico de Serafina Correa & Via Genova), Ilopolis (Cascata da Baleia & Sao Paulo Apostolo Shrine) and Araucarias Park (in Arvorezinha).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Guapore trip builder website .

You can drive from Flores Da Cunha to Guapore in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Guapore

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ilopolis, Serafina Correa, Dois Lajeados, Calza Falls, Itapuca Grotto
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Casa Recanto da Ferrovia ©
Casa Recanto da Ferrovia
Cristo ©
Cristo
Viaduto 13 ©
Viaduto 13

4
nights
Bento Goncalves

Bento Goncalves ©
Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bento Goncalves: Igreja Matriz Sagrado Coracao de Jesus (in Farroupilha), Sao Pellegrino Church (in Caxias Do Sul) and Faccin Vinhos (in Monte Belo do Sul). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia, explore and take pictures at Parque da Ovelha, don't miss a visit to Parque Epopeia Italiana, and take in the pleasant sights at Caminhos de Pedra.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bento Goncalves, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Guapore to Bento Goncalves takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Sao Pellegrino Church, Faccin Vinhos, Ermida, Igreja Matriz Sagrado Coracao de Jesus
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Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia ©
Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia
Rail Tours
Caminhos de Pedra ©
Caminhos de Pedra