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Fortaleza Canyon

Address: Parque Nacional da Serra Geral, Cambara do Sul, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Nature & Parks
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Type: Canyons, Nature & Parks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Really nice trekkings to perform in the canyons (Itaimbezinho & Fortaleza). During summer, the water level in the canyons is higher, which prevent agencies to do some trekkings (rio do boi for ex). The views can also be very badly impacted by the humidity clouds in the canyon (we have not seen a lot from Fortaleza). Best period to enjoy... More 

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Dongguan, China
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33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Cannyon da Fortaleza, at the Parque Nacional dos Aparados da Serra, along with his brother Cannyon do Itaimbezinho are some if the greatest nature artwork. Not very near to small Cambará town, and seems more far due to the terrible road to access. However, in the past 20 years, I've been visiting the place several times. Driv e with patience,... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A place where we can admire the power of nature and the splendor of the canyons. It is a quiet place where you can take beautiful photos. It was very cold, but we enjoyed a lot.

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Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A must see! Extremely beautiful, peaceful natural place... I went during summer (December) so it was hot! I want to go back during winter. Bring water. No bathroom or food facilities, which I think is great because it avoids trash. Not easy to reach with normal car. We hired a guide with a truck and it was a great idea... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a truly stunningly beautiful natural area to do sightseeing. It is far away from urbanised areas so that adds to the peaceful atmosphere.

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Bogota, Colombia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Really nice place.. The road to the park has a lot of rocks/gravel but it is worth going. To walk in the border of a cliff that is 700 meters high, see the waterfalls going all the way down from the top and having a more than 100K clear view is something that you can do only a few times..... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A must see for anyone coming to Porto Alegre or Florianopolis - Fortaleza and Itaimbezinho are the two best-known of over 20 canyons belonging to the same geologic range. Located over 1000m high, they are located about 30km from the ocean. Very nice combination of deep green of highland grass, trees and the gray of stone cliffs. The outdoor adventurous... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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41 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

after climbing up on an easy trail you reach this place, and there you can stay sitting close to the abyss, thinking about life and feeding yourself of all the energy of the nature around it.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This is such a stunning place! My husband and I contemplated catching a taxi to the park but instead we went with a company called Canion Turismo which has an agency in Cambara Do Sul. Even though we thought it to be a bit pricey, it was totally worth it! It included transport and a fantastic guide who was extremely... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were lucky enough to get a great day to visit and we had an awesome visibility of the whole Canyon!

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