Located in Rio Grande do Sul, the Serra Gaúcha is formed by several cities that present natural beauties that reach heights up to 1300 m. European immigrants began to colonize the cities between the years of 1850 and 1875, and to this day you can find inhabitants who preserve dialects spoken in the countries of their roots such as: Hunsrückisch (German) and Talian (Italian).
Tourism in the Serra Gaúcha is rich and diverse. The cities offer adventure tours, contemplation walks, family fun and also romantic, themed and gastronomic programs. The region has become a national tourism and ecotourism hub that attracts thousands of people every year and offers unique experiences such as: Rafting on the Paranhana River, Snowland, Alpen Park Quad Bike Rides, Caracol Waterfall, Mini World, Wax Museum, the famous Christmas Light and more.
The charm of european customs give an air of exclusivity to the cities that compose the Serra Gaúcha further enhancing their natural beauties. Araucaria forests; canyons; waterfalls; mountains and, of course, the cold weather, which sometimes results even in snow, are some of the main attractions of the place.
Serra Gaúcha present mouthwatering gastronomic delights! Those who visit the region can't fail to experience the famous and complete colonial coffee and the so desired chocolates of Gramado, as well as the wonderful wines made there - many handcrafted. The famous Vale of Vinhedos was recognized by the European Union with the Indication of Origin Seal. Visit and get to know the wineries and grape plantations.
The intense German and Italian influence forms specific sociocultural and tourist characteristics. The cold winters and mild summers, put together with the huge architectural collection inherited from the immigrants, offer tourists the real sensation of visiting Europe, without leaving Brazil. Get ready to walk along pleasant streets, contemplate beautiful houses with flowers on the balcony, take a train ride and savor unique dishes.
The Serra Gaúcha presents a complete experience to all tourists: your eyes will shine with so many beauties, your smile will open with so much fun and the mouth watering will be inevitable before the local cuisine.