5 peaceful places to enjoy the Brazilian summer


For those who like to escape to somewhere peaceful during summer, Brazil has some excellent options.

We have put together a list of five perfect places to spend the Brazilian summer. With fabulous tourism infrastructure nearby, these destinations offer guaranteed peace and quiet during December and January!


Pirenópolis, Goiás

This little town in the inland region of the state of Goiás is surrounded by rivers, waterfalls, hills and countryside – fantastic for hiking. If you like mountaineering, abseiling, tree climbing, horse riding, rafting or just a refreshing dip in natural swimming pools, you are sure to love this mini-paradise in the middle of the cerrado region.


Guaramiranga, Ceará

Rivers, waterfalls, spectacular views and ecological hiking trails will be on your itinerary if you decide to make this paradise in inland Ceará your holiday destination. One must-do is the Parque das Trilhas, which is the starting point for a huge variety of treks through the Mata Atlântica. The park also offers options such as ziplining, abseiling and kayaking.


Serra Negra, São Paulo

Known as the ‘City of Health’, thanks to its mineral water springs with therapeutic properties, this delightful city, which is a part of the Circuito das Águas Paulistas (Paulista Water Circuit), offers a host of beauty and well-being treatments – ideal for those looking for a relaxing holiday.


São Tomé das Letras, Minas Gerais

Located high up in the Serra da Mantiqueira, this small city features some charming ruins of old houses and churches built with quartzite. The local surroundings are blessed with sublime waterfalls, lakes and caves.


Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais

One of the most important cities in Brazilian history, Ouro Preto is ideal for those who are looking for cultural activities, in addition to some natural peace and quiet. The city has a wide range of attractions for a calm and tranquil holiday, with something for everyone.


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