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), […]
Interior – Cabaceiras, Ingá, Areia, Sousa and Araruna
The interior of Paraíba alternates between backlands and mountains, we have the second city in the state of Campina Grande, the goat festival in Cabaceiras, rock art at the Ingá Archaeological Site, the dinosaur park in Sousa and the beautiful historic city of Areias.
The interior of the state of Paraíba offers visitors various eco-tourism activities. Among them, enjoying walks through a landscape where areas of sugarcane cultivation coexist with forest, underground caves, thermal waters and waterfalls with crystalline waters. Municipalities such as Campina Grande, where the largest São João in the world is celebrated, Bananeiras and Alagoa Grande, with colonial-style buildings and artisanal distilleries of the most famous brandy in Brazil, “A Cachaça!” stand out.
As we move into the interior of Paraíba, the climate becomes drier and the landscape changes drastically. This region, known as O Sertão, is prone to long periods of drought. Here we find giant stones of particular shapes, such as in “Lajedo de Pai Mateus”, cave paintings of ancient indigenous peoples and important remains of ancient dinosaur footprints of incredible archaeological value.
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 […]
Araruna and Pedra da Boca State Park – Tourist Guide
Araruna is a Brazilian municipality in the State of Paraíba, being included in the mesoregion of Agreste Paraibano, in the microregion of Oriental Curimataú (formed by Araruna, Cacimba de Dentro, Solânea, Dona Inês, Tacima, Casserengue and Riachão). Nature, history, events, gastronomy, handicraft and culture are present in practically every place in the city. THE […]
Main tourist cities in the interior of Paraíba
In the interior of Paraíba is the second city of the state, Campina Grande do Interior da Paraíba, which keeps traces of the prosperous times when it was one of the great world producers of cotton, at the same time that it renews itself, attracting crowds to its grandiose popular festivals. Another very traditional event in […]