About Serro

With distance of 230 km from the capital of Minas Gerais, Serro is located in the central region of the Serra do Espinhaço, near the headwaters of the Jequitinhonha River.

The region's climate is typical of the mountains, in the summer since the mild temperatures hardly pass of 30° C and in winter enroll 14° C minimum average.

The region offers tourists historical tours, that impress by conservation of the architecture of the buildings, giving the feeling that the city stopped in time.

In the Church of Bom Jesus de Matozinhos can enjoy painting and carving of the Rococo period, since the Church our Lady of the conception include the Baroque elements.

The Regional Museum Home of the Ottoni houses pieces, and utensils period furniture. As historical route there is still the big House that was built in the 19th century to host d. Pedro I, which today houses the City Hall and the City Hall.

There's still the Bouncer Baron of Serro, the St. Rita Church and the houses of the Baron of Diamantina and General Carneiro which are points of visitation.

The districts of Serro, Três Barras, Pedro Lessa and Mr Augusto Clementino Village are highly sought after for its natural beauties. For those who seek peace and relaxation the District of São Gonçalo do Rio das Pedras brings colonial architecture, waterfalls, and the fascinating view of the horizon of the Serra do Espinhaço, ideal place for rest.

For those who like adventure worth checking out the Pico do Itambé which is one of the highest points of the Espinhaço mountains and interior. For those wishing to venture further afield, you can climb the peak for smooth trails to admire the view.

Those who prefer can camp there and enjoy a beautiful sunset. mountaineering practitioners make the climb with emotions guaranteed. You can also rent horses at the foot of the peak and staying in hostels in the city for comfort.

Serro is part of the way the diamonds, Royal Road that attract the bandeirantes in the 18th century. It is the first historic town by the Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico Artístico Nacional (IPHAN).

One of the most beautiful and historical cities of Minas Gerais with such diversity of attractions does not disappoint those who choose to visit.

We can't talk about the Saw without citing its famous cheese. The cheese of the Saw is prepared with raw milk and has white mass. Famous throughout Brazil, meet the cheese production process is definitely reason enough for the trip.

Serro offers several guesthouses and mining food options for the charm of its visitors.

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