126
trips planned in the last hour
4.6
out of 5
Trustscore rating

The Best Things to Do in Canela

Plan your next trip here

Top attractions in Canela

State Park
4.5
Parque Estadual do Caracol features the world-famous Caracol Waterfall, widely regarded as one of Brazil’s most spectacular falls. The waterf
Tours from $13
Church
4.8
Extremely photogenic Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes is one of Brazil’s finest examples of the English Gothic architectural style. This Cat
Tours from $4
Theme Park
Mundo a Vapor , Canela
4.4
Church
4.7
While exploring sites on the Rota Romantica scenic route, make a brief stop at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, Gramado’s imposing Roman Cat

Canela

3.9
Theme Parks · State Parks · Churches
One of the best bases for ecotourism in the Serra Gaúcha area, the old town of Canela charms visitors with quaint architecture and a laid-back atmosphere. Dominated by one of Brazil's most striking cathedrals, the town of around 40,000 people offers the chance to relax in pleasant cafes or browse through shops full of locally made wares. Make the most of your vacation in Canela by exploring the town's mountainous surroundings, which offer excellent horseback riding, hiking, and rafting amid captivating scenery. When using our Brazil online sightseeing planner, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.

Plan your trip to Canela

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. 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.

Places to visit with Canela

GramadoTrip planner BEST FOR: Water Body, Theme Park, Specialty Museum Bento GoncalvesTrip planner BEST FOR: Winery / Vineyard, Landmark, Scenic Walking Area Porto AlegreTrip planner BEST FOR: Park, Scenic Walking Area, Science Museum Cambara do SulTrip planner BEST FOR: Canyon, National Park, Gift & Specialty Shop Flores Da CunhaTrip planner BEST FOR: Winery / Vineyard, Lookout, Scenic Walking Area

Where to stay in Canela

Thanks to its popularity among younger tourists looking for an outdoor adventure, Canela offers a particularly impressive range of budget lodgings. Hostels and simple guesthouses abound, most in buildings that fit with the town's traditional architecture. You won't find any large hotels or expansive resorts in Canela, though higher-end accommodations exist in the form of warm, cosy villas with pleasant gardens. Most places to stay are concentrated around the west of town in or around the neighborhood of Vila Suzana, which lies on the road to nearby Gramado.
20 million rooms are at your fingertips!
2 adults