APARECIDA - Cultural and Religious Tour
Every day - Time: 10 hours
Pick-up Time : 07:30AM at the Hotel
Arriving in Aparecida city we gonna start a City Tour through the main tourist points of the city: Porto Itaguaçu, Historic Center, Older Church of Aparecida, The Faith walkway and National Temple of Aparecida;
Our first stop will be at the Porto Itaguaçu for photos and to learn about the history of the place and most importantly, the meeting of the Statue of Aparecida and visit to the place where was her first miracle. We continue with the tour to the Chapel of São Geraldo Magela, Holy protector of pregnant women and newborn children;
We continue the tour to the upper city, historical center, where we'll visit the Old Church of Aparecida to learn about its history, architecture and the history of other miracles of Aparecida that occurred in this church. After the visit, we will have free time for shopping of some souvenirs and religious stuffs on historical center;
We resumed the tour bound to the National Temple of Aparecida going by the Faith Walkway, a hiking of 400 meters approximately, which provides us with an incredible panoramic view to the National Temple;
Arriving at the Temple we will have a magical moment, with a visit to the Original Statue of Aparecida and then the tour guide will present all the architecture of the church and its fascinating mosaics located in the central dome giving the tourist an incredible view of all the liturgical symbolism of the place. After the tour through the Temple, we will continue to the Mass at 12:00, with 1 hour of duration (optional);
After the Mass, we will stop for lunch and free time to enjoy other attractions of the place, such as the Vows Room, the Museum Tower, the Wax Museum, cable car ride or visit to the Nativity Scene located on the Mount of Olives. We ended the tour in the late afternoon with a return to São Paulo.
Ends : 03:30PM Aparecida
Transport by air-conditioned minivan or van
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Bilingual Tour Guide
Aparecida, located 180 km from São Paulo in the Paraíba Valley, the city is considered the largest center of Religious Tourism in Brazil, which in October (month of the Patron of Brazil, Aparecida) receives pilgrimages from different places in Brazil and South America. In this tour you will know a some much more of her history and miracles.
Special discounts from the second adult;
Children between 6 and 11 years old pay half;
Children up to 5 years do not pay.
YOU HAVE TO BRING:
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes for walking, as there are stops during the tour; take a raincoat or umbrella on a cloudy day; personal objects such as hats, sunglasses, cameras, etc; cards and money for personal expenses.
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Meals and drinks
Tickets of optional tours
Tickets of Museums