The genesis of the azulejo goes back to the civilizations of the Near and Far East. It was widely used as a decorative wall covering, especially in waterproofing masonry. It came to us from the Iberian Peninsula, especially from Portugal, which achieved great development between the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries. There, the adequacy […]
Northeast Tourism Guide
Tourism and travel guide for the Northeast with beaches, history and culture, as well as music, architecture, art and geography from Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte and Sergipe.
The northeast is made up of a lot of natural beauty and an effervescent culture.
The immense coastline of the Northeast region of Brazil is the main factor contributing to local tourism.
With beautiful beaches, many untouched, which are compared only to those of the Caribbean, and place the Northeast among the great routes of world tourism.
Millions of tourists disembark at modern Northeastern airports every year.
For some years, states have been investing heavily in improving infrastructure, creating new tourist hubs, and some in developing ecotourism.
Northeast is attractive for different types of tourism
For beach and resort tourism, the Region offers thousands of kilometers of tropical beaches, many of which are only partially developed, others still unexplored. There are, on average, 300 days of sunshine per year. There are countless beaches that the Northeast coast offers.
Historical and cultural heritage is also very rich
Highlighting the colonial cities of São Luís and Olinda, considered cultural heritage of humanity, and Salvador, the first capital of Brazil, with recovered historic sites, as well as Recife, an area that was dominated by the Dutch in the XNUMXth century.
The city of Salvador was formerly called Bahia, even by residents of the state itself.
It has also received some epithets, such as “Capital da Alegria”, due to its huge popular festivities, such as its carnival, and “Roma Negra”, for being considered the metropolis with the highest percentage of blacks located outside Africa.
Today, it is renamed Salvador and currently has a place in the National Historic Register for its rich architectural ensemble, in one of the most famous places in the state – Pelourinho – listed as a World Heritage Site, Cultural Center of the World.
For ecological and natural tourism, there are privileged areas in the Northeast, such as Chapada Diamantina, the National Parks of Sete Cidades, Serra da Capivara and Lençóis Maranhenses, the Delta do Rio Parnaíba – internationally known for its beauty and biological diversity, as well as several other attractions.
The Northeast also offers rich folklore and handicrafts, characteristic gastronomy and a great diversity of popular festivals, in addition to extremely favorable weather conditions (sun throughout the year), strategic location, close to major world markets and new potential for good business in agribusiness, tourism , software, apparel, manufacturing industry among countless other sectors.
Northeast Tourism and Travel Guide
Igarassu is a historic city in the Metropolitan Region of Recife PE
The city of Igarassu is located in the state of Pernambuco, 27 km away from Recife, the state capital, and close to João Pessoa, the capital of Paraíba, just 90 km away. Located on the north coast of the state, Igarassu is part of the metropolitan region of Recife […]
Sugar mills around Porto de Galinhas
The sugar mills around Porto de Galinhas PE date back to Colonial Brazil. The historical origin and the social and economic development of the state of Pernambuco are markedly linked to the activity of the sugar agroindustry, which, after four centuries of apogee, left the Pernambuco […]
Splendor of geoforms of Lajedo de Pai Mateus in Paraíba
The Lajedo de Pai Mateus is an archaeological site that has a rocky elevation of 1.5 km², with countless other stone blocks. It stands out for its beauty and attracts tourists from all over the country. In the northern Brazilian Northeast, in sectors where outcropping crystalline basement occurs (composed of igneous and/or metamorphic rocks, such as granites and gneisses), […]
Areia is home to the first mills in Paraíba and has a lot of history
Nicknamed the “Princess of the Brejo”, Areia is proud of rarely exceeding 25 degrees in a Paraíba in the middle of a dry season. In winter, thermometers easily drop below 10 degrees. In the Paraíba city of Areia, this experience is accompanied by visits to mills, trips to museums and the opportunity to […]
Tourist points of the municipality of Mataraca PB
Anyone visiting the municipality of Mataraca should not miss the Igreja Matriz do Bom Jesus, take a walk along the Camaratuba river, take a bath in Lagoa Encantada (a mirror of crystalline water surrounded by mangabeiras), Praia Barra de Camaratuba and visit the Parque Ecology of the Uçá Crab. Not […]