Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, is the cradle of Italian immigration in Brazil and holds many details of this story. To get to know it a little more, you can take the pleasant tour through Estrada do Imigrante.
Along the road, you’ll find beautiful scenery, cuisine typical of the colony (highlighting the colonial breakfast, a table laden with the culinary specialties of the South of Brazil), museum, centenary stone churches, in addition to great colonial and artisan products.
The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is one of the attractions. At the local, you can rappel, climb, and contemplate the chapel inside. To visit the Grotto, you must prepare for the walk down 150 steps.
The attractions of the road also offer activities such as hiking, wagon rides, visits to wineries, and ecotourism. In addition, you can hear stories and be delighted with the presentations of traditional families, which still keep traces of the Italian culture alive.
Touring gets better with a tour guide. Seek recommendations in your Inn.
June is the coldest month with possibility of snow. Dress properly.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes for walking.
Continuação da Rua Júlio Calegari - Bairro São Caetano - Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul