#braziltripturismo Visconde de Mauá – Located about two hours and a half from Rio de Janeiro, Visconde de Maua is a perfect spot for a weekend getaway in the mountains. Its waterfalls and bucolic, artsy city center attracts visitors all year long.
In the 1970s the region was very popular with hippies and artists trying to get away from large urban areas. Even today, the main streets of these three towns are lined with artisans shops, which sell everything from paintings and unique ceramic decorations to homemade soaps and candles.
The towns are charming but it is the natural beauty that makes this region so attractive to visitors. There are dozens of small waterfalls where one can slide down into natural water pools and many trails leading to breathtaking views.
Awarded as romantic destination , visconde de mauá is a perfect refuge for those who enjoy the nature