HOLAMBRA - The City of Flowers
Tuesday to Sunday - Time: 10 hours
Holambra located 120 km far from São Paulo is considered the largest producer of flowers and plants in Latin America, accounting for about 45% of national production. With lots of greenery and typical buildings, the city reveals in small details, part of its history, traditions and culture. Its formation started from the Dutch immigration that at the end of the 40's began to arrive at the old Ribeirão Farm. Its name reflects the union of two peoples and two cultures, a mixture of Holland (HOL), America (AM) and Brazil (BRA).
Pick-up Time: 07:30AM at the Hotel
Arriving in Holambra, we started the tour with a visit to 3 flower productions, suggestive for people who love nature and flowers and taking lots of photos, the farm monitor will present the stages of cultivation of each species;
After visiting the flower producing farm, we will take a city tour of the main tourist spots in Holambra, where we will make stops for photos and the tour guide will present some curiosities of the city and its most interesting points: Flowers Market, Van Googh Square, Povos Unidos Mill, Pioneers House Museum, Main Church, Deck of Love and Vitória Regia Lake. Throughout the city tour we present a brief summary of the history of Dutch immigration.
We ended the tour in the tourist center of the city, with free time to have luch, buy some souvenirs and enjoy other attractions.
Flowers we visited:
1) Cut gerberas: Gerberas are flowers grown in greenhouses (protected cultivation system). They stay in flower all year round, they are flower beds by colors, beautiful scenery for photos.
2) Chrysanthemums / Daisies : Known as field flowers, but which are also cultivated in the greenhouse system all year round, the beds always have flowery layers, they are taller flowers and grow closer together, giving a feeling of a flowery carpet.
3) Anthuriums : flowers grown in the greenhouse system, planted in pots with very vibrant colors.
IMPORTANT: Flowers have their seasonality, we always visit the most flowery crops.
Ends: 03:30PM Holambra
Transport by air-conditioned minivans or vans
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Povos Unidos Mill Ticket
Bilingual Tour Guide
*Special discounts from the third 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; bring a raincoat or umbrella on a cloudy day; 1 sweater or blouse; personal objects such as a cap, sunglasses, cameras, etc .; cards and money for personal expenses.
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Meals and drinks
Pioneer House Museum Ticket