Itatiaia is a municipality in Rio de Janeiro that it borders the States of São Paulo and Minas Gerais.
With a tropical climate of altitude the town is famous for having very low temperatures in winter. There was even snow principle in the depths of winter of 1985.
Thanks to its low temperatures Itatiaia is a romantic tourist destination much sought after by people seeking nature and warmth of European climate of its mountains.
Surrounded by green, the town is part of the Serra da Mantiqueira and encompasses the Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, which was the first site of Brazil's natural conservation. In the Park it is possible to practice hiking, climbing, and even take a bath in the waterfall.
Itatiaia comes from the tupi word "pointed stone", named so for being near the Pico das Agulhas Negras.
The city of Itataia as well as the whole region is ready to receive the tourist in their great hotels and guesthouses. Also there is no shortage of options for leisure, entertainment and gastronomy.
|Feb 18, 2017|