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Passeio de Maria Fumaca

Rua 13 de Maio, 581 - Loja 109, Bento Goncalves, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
(54) 3455.2788
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
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Porto Alegre, RS
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Not expensive, if you do not have much time, but want fun. The people are funny and you can enjoy both the trip and the wine (and food).

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Just my wife and i and we enjoyed. Singing on a historical train ride with a short Italian play story to end.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This journey on board an ancient steam engine is worth taking if you have kids. The steam engine (maria funaça) takes tourists throughout the valleys of Bento Gonçalves and Garibaldi, two towns in the southern Brazilian mountains. Avoid going on Sundays or during bank holidays, for it gets way too crowded.

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Novo Hamburgo, RS
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Amazing trip where you can sightsee the route of grapes, wine and champagne. Totally recommended for a group tour or in couples!

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

If you're looking for a cultural program. I suggest a tour of locomotive. Besides the nice view, it shows Italian dances and of course, a lot of wine during of the trip. Take the opportunity to buy wines. They are cheap and excellent. I was in a restaurant called "al Primo Canto. " It is an extraordinary traditional Italian meal,... More

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Joinville, SC
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2011

My wife, her cousin, and I took the Maria Fumaça steam locomotive from Bento Gonçalves to Carlos Barbosa last week. Not cheap, but a good morning activity to do to give yourself a break from wine tasting. The train ride features some song and dance routines performed by local talent, some acts more talented than others. It's fun. Reserve ahead... More

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