Lima Duarte

About Lima Duarte

Lima Duarte, inside mining, offers rural tourism and much more. The natural beauty combined with the rural routes make Lima Duarte, in Minas Gerais, a diverse destination.

Lima Duarte can remember the name of the global actor, but is also a city minera, located at 295 km from Belo Horizonte. The municipality is part of the Zona da Mata and to the microregion of Juiz de Fora, in the South of the State. To get to this nook in the midst of beautiful landscapes, it is possible to get the BR 267.

With an average temperature of 20 degrees, Lima Duarte has dry and cold winters, when the temperature is around 10 degrees. Already rainy summers and warmer, the averages do not exceed 22 degrees. Thus, the rural itineraries combine more with the hot months or even the first autumn.

The town is in the high hills covered by Atlantic forest, and in Lima Duarte is the Ibitipoca State Park, where the main attraction is performing fun nature trails through the Woods. It is also possible to observe beautiful bromeliads, orchids and ferns, as howler monkeys and maybe an ounce or a Maned Wolf Brown. In the Park, visitors encounter yet with lovely waterfalls and mountains, with their high you can get a panoramic view of the region.

In the Sierra of Lima Duarte there are different screenplays, one of which includes a visit to a farm in a horse, being that the alternative is to go by bicycle or on foot. There's still by ancient farms and walls until you reach the alto da Boa Vista, where the best attraction, beyond the Valley of the Rio do Peixe, is a refreshing bath in waterfalls. Another screenplay by rural tourism is the area of the fields in the District of São Domingos da Bocaina, being that in addition to walking tourists stroll of boat and Land rover.

The center of Lima Duarte also awaits visitors with its cultural itineraries, which passes through the main churches, such as the chapel of São Domingos de Gusmão Bocaina, Baroque style and built in the early 20th century, and the Church of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, built in the century of Mughal 18, among many others. There are still many events in the municipality, as the gastronomic Festival Taste of flavors, in July, and the Spring Festival, in October.

Its foundation dates back to 1881, when the city already had several constructions, which were necessary for their emancipation, as the first school for girls, the jail, the Town Hall, among others. In 1910 if initiates the project of construction of the first railway station, which was founded 16 years later.

Time to taste the gastronomy of Lima Duarte, the famous typical dish from Minas Gerais feijão tropeiro, as well as other cornmeal-based dishes, chicken meat and pork, among other delicacies. To stay with the whole family or just in the company of loved ones, there are several options for guesthouses and hotels, in addition to the hotels farm.

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