CAMINHO
VELHO

IT WAS THE FIRST

route officially opened by the Portuguese Crown to connect the Fluminense coast to the gold producing region in the heart of Minas Gerais. In the 17th century, muleteers on horseback took 60 days to complete the journey.
TOUR
MARIA FUMAÇA

Whether on the Tiradentes/São João del-Rei or Ouro Preto/Mariana lines, a trip on the Maria Fumaça (steam train) is unmissable.

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THE TWELVE
PROPHETS

The set of soapstone sculptures made by Aleijadinho is located in the municipality of Congonhas, located immediately in front of the Bom Jesus de Matosinhos sanctuary.

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CHURCH
SÃO FRANCISCO DE ASSIS

Located in São João del-Rei, the church is one of the most beautiful constructions that you can see on the circuit of historic cities in Minas Gerais.

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The traveler will cross:
710 km

TRAVEL TIME

15 days
48 days
8 days
24 days
11,5%
asphalt
6%
cobbled
82,5%
dirt roads
Of the 710 km | 320
are ascents or descents.

Going from Ouro Preto to Paraty requires less physical effort than going the opposite way.

PARK
ZILDA COMPLEXO

It is a real amusement park for lovers of ecotourism and adventure sports: waterfalls, slides, rapids, caves and rock art.

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