Porto Alegre is the capital of the Brazilian state Rio Grande do Sul. The metropolis is characterized by its very diverse population and a lively nightlife, which is ranked amongst the best in the whole of Brazil. Porto Alegre is located at the Lagoa dos Patos, a large freshwater lagoon situated at the junction of five rivers. Thanks to its role as a port of international importance, Porto Alegre is one of the wealthiest cities in Brazil with an exceptionally high quality of life. A large part of this is certainly due to the city’s many cultural attractions such as the Júlio de Castilhos Museum for local history and the city’s annual carnival celebrations. The city’s social life is focused on the Porto Alegre Public Market and its many bars, cafés and restaurants. When you’re visiting Porto Alegre, you should make sure to head down to one of the city’s many steakhouses in order to try the famous churrasco, a specialised form of barbecue.
Cities close to Porto Alegre: Check for other possible points of departure
Several cities near Porto Alegre are also connected to the national or international bus network. If you want your search to include the surrounding bus stations such as those is Novo Hamburgo, São Leopoldo or Parobé, simply increase the search radius, and you will find bus and train routes in the area. Where schedules are available, we will also consider other options in the local transportation network.