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São Lourenço

São Lourenço is in Southern Minas Gerais.


Get in

  • From São Paulo - via BR-116 (Presidente Dutra) east to Cachoeira Paulista, turn toward Cruzeiro, and take the Dr. Avelino Júnior Highway/MG-158 through Passa Quatro, Itanhandu, and Pouso Alto, where you will see an exit for São Lourenço/Caxambu. Continue 11 more km.
  • From Rio de Janeiro - via BR-116 (Presidente Dutra) west past Resende to the village of Engenheiro Passos and take BR-354 north into Minas Gerais. At Pouso Alto, you will see an exit for São Lourenço/Caxambu. Continue 11 more km.
  • From Belo Horizonte - via BR-381 (Fernão Dias), turning onto BR-267 at Cambuquira. You will pass through the small towns of Lambari, Jesuânia, and then Carmo de Minas. From Carmo de Minas it is 9 km more to São Lourenço.

Get around


Parque das Águas
  • Igreja Matriz, Praça Frei Egídio de Assis, 2, +55 35 3332-4011. Completed in 1895.
  • Parque das Águas.
  • Temple of Eubiose (Templo da Eubiose).
  • Tower Building (Edifício da Torre).
  • Train Station (Estação Ferroviária).


  • Cableway.
  • Forró, Praça João Lage. Dance forró in the plaza on Saturday and Sunday nights.


  • Vila Verde (Aldeia Vila Verde). Handcrafts
  • Pedestrian Walkway (Calçadão).



  • Escondidinho, Rua XV de Novembro.
  • Estação Sertaneja, Via Ramon (in front of the airport). Sertanejo concerts.
  • Bar do Carioca, Rua Wenceslaw Bráz, 198 (near the pedestrian walkway). Live music and bar food.
  • Porão da Quinta, R. Maria da Gloria Ensá, 515. Popular with the younger crowd, it has frequent concerts and parties.



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