Maranhão stands out for its meeting between the old and the modern, such as São Luís do Maranhão and Alcântara, in addition to the beautiful beaches, the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park and the Chapada das Mesas.

The natural beauties of Maranhão:

Lencois Maranhenses Park: one of the most breathtaking places on the Brazilian coast. The endless landscapes of sand and dunes are broken by the lakes formed by the rain and the various rivers that cut through the region. Some lagoons have excellent bathing conditions that attract many tourists to the place.

Alcantara: an hour by boat from São Luís, the historic city of Alcântara is one of the most surprising destinations in Maranhão. The feeling of those who walk through its streets is that the place has stopped in time. In addition, the presence of pleasant bars are ideas for enjoying typical drinks and food.

Delta of the Parnaíba River: located on the border with Piauí, it involves the region under the influence of the Parnaíba River Delta, which is the third largest oceanic delta in the world. Rivers, white sand dunes, lake and sea bathing, as well as a varied fauna and flora make the place an unforgettable tour.

Table Plate: ecological trails, stunning waterfalls and beautiful landscapes make this an ideal place for lovers of ecological tourism and adventure. The cities of Imperatriz and Riachão offer the necessary infrastructure for tourists.

Caroline: Also located in the Chapada das Mesas region, this city's main attraction is the practice of extreme sports such as zip-line, rappel, trekking and climbing. In addition, the small and quiet city has one of the most important architectural collections in the state.

Maned Forest: the tourist hub located in the Amazon part of the state, the main attraction of the site is an ecological sanctuary, formed by bays and estuaries where rivers flow into mangroves. The abundant flora and fauna also put on a show for their variety.

St. Louis: “Ilha do Amor”, as the capital is affectionately called, is known for its beautiful and rich cultural and architectural heritage. The more than 3500 buildings from the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries are considered World Heritage and take the visitor to an enchanting return to the past.

The island draws attention for its preserved historic center, excellent tourist infrastructure and beautiful beaches. Ponta D'Areia Beach attracts visitors due to its easy access, while São Marcos is the favorite among surfers. Praia do Calhau has beautiful dunes and is the site of several sports competitions.

Barriers: the municipality is the gateway to the fantastic Parque dos Lençóis and has a good infrastructure. The Mandacaru Lighthouse, with its 54 meters high, offers a breathtaking view of the place. Another unmissable attraction is the visit to the wild Praia de Caburé.

San Jose de Ribamar: the city close to São Luís is ideal for those looking for peace and tranquility. In addition, the municipality offers visitors beautiful, almost untouched beaches such as Caura, Panaquatira and Boa Viagem, the patron saint's festival in September that attracts thousands of faithful to the municipality.

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