Rocas Novas Vacations
From big-ticket tourist hotspots to secret places that are waiting just for you, Minas Gerais is crisscrossed with fabulous things to see and do. Vespasiano, lays 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, while Lagoa Santa is situated 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast.
Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest of Rocas Novas is Belo Horizonte, a regional center where you can explore Sete de Setembro Square, Sao Jose Church and Expo Minas Convention Center. Vila Werneck, Station Square and Memorial Minas Gerais Vale are good places to visit.
Minas Gerais has been graced with a rich religious history; so be sure to check out the area's beautiful cathedrals. If you are after things to do inside, it's hard to go past Minas Gerais 's excellent art museums, theaters and history museums. These are good places to learn about the region's rich cultural tapestry and perhaps find a unique souvenir.
Make sure you throw in a camera and water bottle and join one of the fascinating city walking tours.
Endear yourself to the locals in Minas Gerais, by using a few commonly used Portuguese phrases and expressions. "Você é bem-vindo" ("You're welcome") is a good one to know. Another helpful one to use "Queres dançar comigo? " (Would you like to dance with me?).
At the end of your adventure in Rocas Novas, spend the last of your reals on last minute keepsakes and bid a fond Adeus (farewell).