The area around Formiga is wonderfully endowed with things to do and see, from firmly-established, must-see spots to lesser known nooks and crannies. You'll also find Sao Sebastiao do Oeste, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southwest, and Capitolio 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the east.
Minas Gerais is home to some important cathedrals and other sites of spiritual importance, perfect places to get a taste of the region's spiritual side. Discover some of the pieces of the region's rich cultural tapestry within Minas Gerais 's fascinating history museums, art museums and theaters.
If you prefer to take things easy when you are on a holiday, Minas Gerais has some good relaxing activities for you, such as shore fishing and picnicking.
It doesn't matter whether you are taking the most popular route or heading off the beaten path, packing some Portuguese phrases will be sure to open doors. One example of a hand local sentence is "Você é bem-vindo" (You're welcome). And, for "Would you like to dance with me?", you can practice the phrase "Queres dançar comigo? " Why don't you give it a go!
At the end of your time in Formiga, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your reals on last-minute souvenirs, and bid Adeus (farewell) to this wonderful spot.