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Socorro is about 130 km from the capital of the State of São Paulo. Famous for offering various options of adventure tourism and ecotourism, the city of the water circuit has many rivers, waterfalls, and mountains.

In addition, Socorro is also reference in accessible tourism, with hotels, inns, restaurants and sights adapted for people with reduced mobility.

Cut by the Rio do Peixe, the city is part of the Mantiqueira Mountains. In the river you can go rafting and, in its surroundings, you can also take hikes to the waterfalls.

For those who like adventures, two great places are the Pico da Cascavel and the viewing spot Mirante Pedra Bela Vista, which provides the greatest rappel of Socorro, with 98 m. From there, you have a panoramic view of the city and you can also enjoy a beautiful sunset.

Another place worth visiting is the Parque dos Sonhos, a farm hotel that, in addition to hosting, offers services relating to the practice of adventure sports in the rivers and waterfalls, with activities such as abseiling, zip lining, boia-cross, and climbing.

In the Parque Monjolinho you can also enjoy sports such as Stand Up Paddle (SUP), tree climbing, rappelling and rafting, as well as boat rides and ecological trails.

Gruta do Anjo is another great attraction. With the incidence of sunlight inside the cave, beautiful pictures are formed in its pond of crystal clear water. You can also enjoy and take a paddle boat ride by the pond.

The city is known as one of the main poles of knitting in Brazil. You can buy good quality and cheap clothes at the mall of knits, in the permanent fair or in shops in the downtown city. There are also craft options with souvenirs made by local artists that are sold in the craft fair, also in the central region of the city.

Plane/airport
The nearest international airport is in Campinas From there, it is about 110 km to Socorro. You can also choose to land at Guarulhos airport, about 130 km from Socorro.If you are already in Brazil, the arrival can also be by the Congonhas airport.

Road (bus)
You can take a bus from the Tietê Bus Terminal to Socorro.

Personal or rental vehicles
You may rent a car at Congonhas, Campinas, or Guarulhos airport.

Personal or rental vehicles
Rent a car and drive around town.

Taxi
Enjoy the attractions of the city by taxi.

Others
The best option is to hire a local tourism agency to go on several tours around the city. Refer to the Department of Turismo, by the phone numbers +55 (19) 3855-9634 and +55 (19) 3855-9674 or by the e-mail turismo@socorro.sp.gov.br.

Tourism in Socorro
Tourist map of the city

The area code (DDD) for Socorro is the 19.

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