A tropical winter wonderland
It is the most wonderful time of the year and although we think of golden sandy beaches and crystal blue oceans when we think of Brazil, the tropical country has so much to offer during the festive season. The country comes alive with spectacular light shows, Christmas parades, festive markets, acrobats, street dancers and more.
This festive season, discover one of the most festive destinations in Brazil – Serra Gaúcha. Serra Gaúcha has enchanting natural beauties such as araucaria forests, canyons, waterfalls, mountains and, during the festive season, the region is invaded by the holiday spirit, decorations and celebration of the Christmas Light.
The Serra Gaúcha region is in the northeastern part of Rio Grande do Sul. Rio Grande do Sul is a state in Brazil’s southern region. The region is made up of a dozen communities and is heavily influenced by German and Italian culture. Here are two must-visit places in Serra Gaúcha:
Gramado is a modest mountain resort town with a European aesthetic. The town has the ambiance of a Swiss mountain village, with high-end boutiques, gourmet restaurants, and hotels that resemble Swiss chalets. Gramado is a wonderful piece of paradise in Brazil for many visitors, offering something distinct and special to experience.
In Gramado is a huge celebration and is considered one of the biggest festive events in the world. It attracted 2 million visitors last year. The city is beautifully decorated every year and until mid-January, Gramado breathes Christmas with music performances, special shows, concerts, parades and theatrical shows.