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Caminhos de Pedra

Rua Herny Hugo Dreher, 227, Bento Goncalves, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Porto Alegre
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The number of attractions increase every year, so if you visited it in the past, you will find new attractions. Family-run little shops and restaurants each one with a different attraction, but all of them displayed with pride. They are refurbished colonial italian houses made of stones or wood dating from the fist italian settlers. You can lear about their... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is a very interesting road along which house and farms have little shops an exhibit for food, arts, and crafts. You can find anything from cheese and jam to clothes while visiting farms, seeing animals, learning about cheese process, and having a great time.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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77 reviews 77 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Caminhos de Pedras is a well troden road where the first Italian settlers dwelled and worked. It features a variety of tipically Italina stone houses, vineyards, dairy and crafts shops. Don't miss it!!!

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Juiz de Fora, MG
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

There are pre-organized van groups, but for R$70 we had a cab for own own stopping only where we asked him to. The caminhos is where the first italian settlers came to and built their houses with stones and wood. Beautiful scenary.

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São Paulo
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Nice ancient houses, nothing more. Just drive around, or bike around. 45 minutes will be more than enough

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Prince George, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Nice scenery, good restaurant, cheese shop. This is a lovely route to take when you visit Bento Goncalves, RS, Brazil. The route is an easy less than a couple of hours without stops from Bento Goncalves and there are a number of wineries along the way that are well marked.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

Love the casa da erva mate and the new casa das uvas (you pick the grapes straight from the vine). Lunch at Vanna! YUM! Casa da Ovelha super overrated!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

fA região é belíssima e vale várias fotos. Ali é possível conhecer mais de perto a vida dos colonos italianos da região e a produção de seus produtos artesanais. As casas antigas de pedra são um charme total. Entre os meus favoritos ficaram o trabalho da vinícola Salvati, o moinho de água e a produção artesanal de erva para chimarrão.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Taking this route will lead you to discover houses built in stones during the Italian immigration to this region in Brazil. There are also small shops that sell some good home made treats. Also be sure to visit casa da ovelha which sells goat cheese.

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

One of the most beautiful tour in Bento Goncalves which takes to St. Peter's colony, 13 miles from the center. The route run through seven kilometers of 28 stone and wood, creating a scenario that looks to the northern region of Italy. Along the way, you can purchase colonial products such as cheese, salami, pickles, jams, yogurt, pasta and homemade... More

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