8 days in Porto Alegre & Canela Itinerary

8 days in Porto Alegre & Canela Itinerary

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Porto Alegre

Smile City

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Porto Alegre visit site.

Rio Grande to Porto Alegre is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Rio Grande in July, you will find days in Porto Alegre are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Canela.
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Canela — 7 nights

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.
You've added Le Jardin Parque de Lavanda, Castelinho Caracol, O Reino do Chocolate - Caracol Chocolates, and other attractions to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Parque Estadual do Caracol and Lago Negro. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Mundo a Vapor.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Canela online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Porto Alegre to Canela takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Porto Alegre.
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Porto Alegre

Smile City

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Alegre road trip tool.

You can drive from Canela to Porto Alegre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sat).
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