Route & dates
Start: Sao Joao del Rei
Sao Joao del Rei— 3 nights
End: Sao Joao del Rei
Wed, Feb 1 - Sat, Feb 4
Sao Joao del Rei
Founded as one of the region's great gold mining settlements, Sao Joao del Rei has managed to maintain its prosperity even after the rush died down in the 19th century.Get outdoors at Complex Zilda and Poco do Coracao. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Igreja de Sao Francisco de Assis and Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo. Go for a jaunt from Sao Joao del Rei to Lima Duarte to see Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca about 2h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Memorial Tancredo Neves, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, admire the striking features of Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosario, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia da Catedral Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Pilar.
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In February, daily temperatures in Sao Joao del Rei can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Sao Joao del Rei
Carrancas, Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca