Rotas Turísticas

Contestado Valley


Here the order is to relax in invigorating thermal baths, enjoying the good food and artesian wines. In October it is possible to watch the spectacle of flowering apple trees and from January to April the harvest. Fraiburgo city exports this fruit. It is also unmissable to visit the charming Treze Tilias City, known as the Brazilian Tirol  with its customs, architecture, art in wood and typical celebrations. This region also offers one of the best carnivals in Brazil.

Some cities in the Contestado Valley

  • Thirteen Tílias (typical Austrian city - typical dances and festivals, gastronomy)
  • Fraiburgo (Land of the Mace)
  • Piratuba (Thermal waters)
  • Joaçaba (Teatro Alfredo Sigwalt, religious tourism and one of the best carnivals in the South of the Country)
  • Porto União (More than 100 waterfalls, being ecotourism destination)
  • Canoinhas (Museums, old craft breweries)
  • Vine (Grape production, wine museum)


Map of the Contestado Valley