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Aug 11, 2016
“Noise spoils the experience”
May 8, 2016
“An uninteresting steam train ride run by some very nice people.”
Bento Goncalves, State of Rio Grande do Sul 95700-380, Brazil
Cidade Alta
+55 54 3455-2788
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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I was really looking forward to it as I love trains, and the short journey from one little town to another on an old steam train sounded las did the "wine tasting". Loved the train, but the music blasting throughout the journey and the "performers"...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Paula B
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Meeting the Brazilian wine families and the wine tasting was fun. Unfortunately the train ride added little value to the trip, and we saw it as using time that we wished we spent on other attractions. There is virtually no sightseeing possible from the train,...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank RobertJF57
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Very cheerful train trip where you get to know the local history, of the italian settlement in the region, with lots of folk music, dancing with traditional clothings and wine drinking.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Kenji S
Reviewed February 2, 2016

I just loved it. There are many performances and wine, and champagne and a few stops on the way. A fun day

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Lais S
Reviewed December 17, 2015

If you visit Bento Conclaves you have to take the Maria Fumasa, train well maintained, it is a short trip with 1 stop. They will offered and wine tasting and champaign tasting. It has some shows (music and acting) during the trip.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Ivan_1718
Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Amazing trip to the past! Take a time to do it! Special discounts for orders. Great memories! Highly recommended for families or lonely trips

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank moquinhakrum
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Get back to the old days when the steam train was the main way to go from Bento Gonçalves and Carlos Barbosa. You'd better have your tickets in advance! As soon as you get the train station, you can have red or white local wines....More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank makocwk
Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

It is a good ride on a vapor train. Before departure you can drink red wine, at first, as much as you can. On the middle of the trip there is another stop, where grape juice and sparkling wine is served. Along the journey there...More

Thank mauriciotada
Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our group of 8 tried to make a reservation for this highly rated steam train ride more than a month ahead of our visit, but it was booked solid. They agreed to put us on a waiting list, and during our drive from Porto Allegro...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank CharlieSGA
Reviewed September 3, 2014

Maria fumaca is a one way train ride Carlos barbosa to bento Goncalves or reverse. Interesting old steam engine uses wood. Music and dance take place on platform and in train. No English offered but translations in brochure. Very touristy but charming.

Date of experience: September 2014
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