Tourism

Winter tourism destinations for when Brazil gets chilly

Winter tourism destinations for when Brazil gets chilly Historic City Center of Campos do Jordão at night
Historic City Center of Campos do Jordão at night

The image of Brazil abroad is incompatible with the notion of winter. Most tourists come expecting to lay back on a beach with a caipirinha. So it may come as a surprise that Brazil has quite a few winter tourism destinations for snuggling up with hot cocoa and reading by the fireplace.

Many parts of the country do, in fact, experience sweater weather: from June through to early September. Many cities even have winter festivals, where visitors can enjoy warm food and hot drinks. Among them is the traditional snack of pinhão, a strain of pine nut which is...

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