Sightseeing Tours

City Tour in Porto Alegre
Date: August, 28 2005  (Sunday afternoon)
Fee: USD 40.00

Porto Alegre is the capital of the Rio Grande do Sul state. This city tour will include the dowtown area, MARGS (Modern Art Museum), Santander Cultural (hosting a Miró exposition), Nossa Senhora das Dores church, Metropolitan Cathedral, Beira Rio and Olímpico football stadiums, residencial area of the city.
Duration of the tour:  around 3 hours
Included:  Bus transportation and biligual tourist guide

Tour to Gramado and Canela
Date: September, 1st  2005 (Thursday, whole day)
Fee: USD 70.00

Gramado and Canela are located 137Km far from Porto Alegre. We will leave Porto Alegre at 08:00 am towards Gramado and Canela. This area is greatly influencied by German and Italian cultures due to the imigration in the middle of the last century. We will visit the famous Stone Cathedral and the Caracol Park. We will have lunch at the best "Café Colonial" restaurant in this area, with regional food. During the afternoon we will visit the Lago Negro (Black Lake) and the dowtown area with enough time for shopping. Gramado is famous for its chocolate, leather, and clothes.
Duration of the tour: around 10 hours
Includes:  Bus transportation, lunch without beverages, entrances at the touristic points, and biligual tourist guide.

The tours will be confirmed with a minimum of 20 people (payment at the LANOMS 2005 secretary).