Cabo de Sao Roque Lighthouse, Maxaranguape

(4.2/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Cape São Roque or Cape of Saint Roch, is a cape in northeastern tip of Brazil.Cape São Roque is located in the municipality of Maxaranguape, 51 km north of Natal, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil. Cape São Roque is the "point" on the bend of the Brazilian mainland coast that is closest to the continent of Africa.The cape was first officially visited by European navigators in 1501, in the 1501–1502 Portuguese mapping expedition led by André Gonçalves and Amerigo Vespucci, who named the spot after the saint of the day, St. Roch, whose feast day is August 16.
Put Cabo de Sao Roque Lighthouse into our Maxaranguape travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Maxaranguape.
Source
map
Create a full Maxaranguape itinerary

Plan your trip to Maxaranguape

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in State of Rio Grande do Norte by other users

37 days in Natal BY A USER FROM BRAZIL May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM BULGARIA October, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: October, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM CANADA July, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 36 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 57 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM SOMALIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM BRAZIL May, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 51 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 50 days in South America BY A USER FROM CANADA April, outdoors, beaches, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in South America BY A USER FROM CANADA January, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in South America BY A USER FROM CYPRUS September, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • When visiting the RN visit Cabo de São Roque, located in the municipality of Maxaranguape, 51 km from Natal, famous for being the point of the brazilian coast nearest to the African continent and, of course, you get the tree of love and the lighthouse of Cape St Roque easily.
    View original
  • We went to Ma - noa park, and close to this point being approached is accessible by asphalt, has a precarious hut for a beer or caipi, ideall to take some beautiful pictures beautiful landscape, carrying tape type bracelet and can attach them to the roots of the tree as proof of love, so is used there,
    View original
  • 4 x 4 ride or bug comes the tree of love and the lighthouse of Cape St Roque easily. Point with the very beautiful, the tree that is a fluke of nature.
    View original