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Serra Gaucha


2  nights   Children Friendly Featured, pleasant property Each City Package includes transfers and the must-do-tours and was carefully selected and negotiated for you. All participating service providers have been chosen for their quality service. So, unless you have specific plans, trust us. It's all prepared. Should you stay extra nights, book the city package and add hotel. Price Busters

Round Trips

North of Porto Alegre is the Serra Gaucha, a range of hills and mountains populated mainly by the descendants of German and Italian immigrants. The Germans, who settled in Rio Grande do Sul between 1824 and 1859, spread out on fairly low-lying land, establishing small farming communities. The Italians, who arrived between 1875 and 1915, settled on more hilly land further north and, being mainlyh from the hills and mountains of Veneto and Trento, they adapted well and very quickly specialized in wine production.
To the east, and at much higher altitudes, are the resort towns of Gramado and Canela, where unspoilt landscapes, mountain rails, refreshing temperatures and the `cafe colonial` - a vast selection of cakes, jams, cheeses, meats, wine and other drinks produced by the region’s `colonos`- attract visitors from cities throughout Brazil.
1 Day - Porto Alegre/Gramado & Canela

Departure from your hotel in Porto Alegre, at 9h00.
Visit to a local wine producer, with wine tasting and lunch.
Visits to the cities of carlos Barbosa, Garibaldi and Bento Gonçalves.
Drive through Nova Petrópolis towards Gramado and Canela.
Arrival and accommodation.
Dinner is on your own.
Overnight at hotel (in Gramado or Canela).
2 Day - Gramado & Canela

Free morning.
Lunch is on your own.
Afternoon tour in Canela, visiting Caracol Park, Stone Cathedral, Quilombo Valley and Santa Claus Home.
Late in the afternoon, Colonial Coffee. The variety of typical dishes that come to your table are so, so... That you will believe it is not just a coffee or tea time. It is a real dinner!
Overnight at hotel (in Gramado or Canela).
3 Day - Gramado & Canela/Porto Alegre

Morning tour in Gramado, visiting artcraft, knitting, leather goods, homemade chocolate shops, and Negro Lake.
Typical lunch.
Late in the afternoon, return to your hotel in Porto Alegre.
Important Remarks:
1. The below mentioned rates are per person, valid until December 2010;
2. This package is not valid during Christmas, New Years, Carnival, Holidays and Congresses periods.

Included in the package:
*Private services with air-conditioned vehicles and local guide assistance;
*Transfers to/from hotel in Porto Alegre-Gramado or Canela;
*Two half day tours;
*Two lunches and one Colonial Coffee;
*Accommodation: two overnights at a First Class (four stars in Brazil) hotel in standard room, with breakfast.

Not included in the package:
*Air ticket and airport taxes;
*Personal expenses or extras; and
*Any other service or meal that is not mentioned in the above program.