Traveling in this popular region can be not only relaxing, but an adventure too; so set aside some time to hit the road and explore a couple of the other fabulous natural and man-made attractions in the vicinity of Passos. Sao Sebastiao do Paraiso, lays 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast, and Delfinopolis is located 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southeast.
Minas Gerais is home to some significant cathedrals and other places of worship, ideal places to experience the region's gentler side. Travelers who explore Minas Gerais delight in discovering the wide range of open-air museums and open-air markets dotted throughout the region.
Minas Gerais features a range of gentle activities. Set aside some time for shore fishing or beach combing and leave your worries behind.
Making the effort to learn some handy phrases in Portuguese often separates the savvy travelers from the tourist hordes. "Você é bem-vindo" is a good example. In English, it means "You're welcome" "Queres dançar comigo? " means "Would you like to dance with me?"
Much of the region acknowledges Independence Day on the 7th of September, so be prepared for changes to visitor attraction opening hours and transport schedules.
When it's time to leave, say a fond Adeus (farewell) to the people you've met and the great places you've seen.