6 days in State of Rio Grande do Sul Itinerary

6 days in State of Rio Grande do Sul Itinerary

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6 days in State of Rio Grande do Sul Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  2​h 30​min
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Porto Alegre
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Santa Cruz do Sul
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Garibaldi
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Flores Da Cunha
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Caxias Do Sul
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre ©
On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
On the 22nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Chave-Mestra Porto Alegre, admire the striking features of Igreja Nossa Senhora Das Dores, and then don't miss a visit to Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Porto Alegre trip itinerary planner .

Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, expect Porto Alegre to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Historic Sites
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Igreja Nossa Senhora Das Dores ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora Das Dores
Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre ©
Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll around Caracol State Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Pedra, then do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, and finally explore the activities along Black Lake. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, learn about winemaking at Vinicola Ravanello, then walk around Mini Mundo, then don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta, and finally don't miss a visit to Fonte do Amor Eterno.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Gramado trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Porto Alegre to Gramado takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Cruz do Sul.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canela
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Parque Estadual do Caracol ©
Parque Estadual do Caracol
Casa Seganfredo ©
Casa Seganfredo
Fonte do Amor Eterno ©
Fonte do Amor Eterno

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Santa Cruz do Sul

Santa Cruz do Sul ©
Santa Cruz do Sul is a city in central Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): go for a walk through Tunel Verde, then admire the striking features of Praca da Bandeira, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Sao Joao Batista, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at HBier Cerveja Artesanal.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz do Sul road trip app .

Getting from Gramado to Santa Cruz do Sul by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Garibaldi.

Things to do in Santa Cruz do Sul

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Catedral Sao Joao Batista ©
Catedral Sao Joao Batista
Tunel Verde ©
Tunel Verde

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Garibaldi

Garibaldi
An enclave of Italian culture in Brazil's southernmost state, Garibaldi produces top-quality sparkling wines.
To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Garibaldi trip planner.

Drive from Santa Cruz do Sul to Garibaldi in 2 hours. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Flores Da Cunha.

Things to do in Garibaldi

Wineries Tours Historic Sites
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Flores Da Cunha

Flores Da Cunha ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): do a tasting at Vinicola Monte Reale, learn about winemaking at Casa Gazzaro, then learn about winemaking at Vinicola Salvattore, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinicola Luiz Argenta.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Flores Da Cunha day trip planning site .

Drive from Garibaldi to Flores Da Cunha in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Caxias Do Sul.

Things to do in Flores Da Cunha

Wineries
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Vinicola Salvattore ©
Vinicola Salvattore
Vinicola Luiz Argenta ©
Vinicola Luiz Argenta
Casa Gazzaro ©
Casa Gazzaro

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Caxias Do Sul

Caxias Do Sul ©
Caxias do Sul reflects the legacy of its original Italian settlement, as evidenced in the city’s architecture and culture.
On the 27th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Vinhos Don Severino, then do a tasting at Vinicola Quinta Don Bonifacio, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Pellegrino Church.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Caxias Do Sul visit planner.

Caxias Do Sul is just a short distance from Flores Da Cunha. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Caxias Do Sul

Wineries Historic Sites
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Vinhos Don Severino ©
Vinhos Don Severino
Vinicola Quinta Don Bonifacio ©
Vinicola Quinta Don Bonifacio
Sao Pellegrino Church ©
Sao Pellegrino Church

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