Vila Velha State Park
It is considered the main Natural Attraction of Ponta Grossa and the most important of Campos Gerais do Paraná.
It consists of three places to visit: Sandstones, known for rock formations in various formats, such as the cup and the camel; the Furnas, which are large craters with lush vegetation and water inside, and Lagoa Dourada, a name related to the sunlight reflected in its waters.
Listed by the State Historical and Artistic Heritage Department in 1966, the Park is home to a variety of fauna: maned wolves (already rare), ocelots, coatis, wild cats, wild dogs, iraras, ferret, catetos, deer , armadillos, woodpeckers, doves, partridges, giant anteaters and children, various types of birds, among others.
Opening hours :
Wednesday to Monday from 9 am to 5 pm
Ponta Grossa resident (with ID or proof of residence): R $ 28.00
Half-price and Brazilians: R $ 42.00
Foreigners: R $ 84,00
How to get:
Address: Rodovia BR-376, Km 28, s / n - Jardim Vila Velha
Phone / whatapp: (42) 99955-3503
Buraco do Padre is a cave with a waterfall of 30 meters in its interior, formed by the River Quebra Perna, which forms an underground amphitheater.
Visiting Hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm
Mandatory visitor departure: up to 19 hours
Price per person to visit Buraco do Padre: R $ 30 (full price) and R $ 15 (half price for seniors, children under 8 years old, students and blood donors with identification).
Other tours have different costs.
Yoga in the Park
Address: Campos Gerais National Park, s / n - Itaiacoca District
Phone: (42) 3220-1814
São Jorge River Canyon and Waterfall
The site has several waterfalls sliding over rocks, which form beautiful waterfalls.
The place also has camping areas and walls that allow the practice of rappelling.
Hours: 8am to 8pm
Price per person: R $ 15 (tour) R $ 25 (camp)
Sâo Jorge Farm
(42) 3226-3731 / 9961.9894
Cachoeira da Mariquinha is approximately 30 kilometers from the center of Ponta Grossa.
The access path to the site is flanked by sandstone formations and native forest capons.
At the waterfall, visitors glimpse a cascade of 30 meters in height which forms a spa of rare beauty, a space for those seeking harmonious contact with nature, being the ideal place for camping and hiking on the trails through the native forest of the region. .
Hours: 8am to 8pm
Admission: R $ 10 per day
For camping: R $ 15
Children up to 5 years old do not pay admission.
PR 513, Km 18,6, s / n
(42) 9992-7579 | (42) 8834-7490 | (42) 9981-1462.
Monks lead a life of prayer, discipline, study and work and stand out for the wide spread of Gregorian chant in the Monastery that receives visitors or guests in search of moments of recollection, prayer and spiritual direction.
Prayer times: Tuesday to Saturday at 9 am, 12 pm, 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm, 7 pm
Sunday at 4:20 am, 6:15 am, 9 am, 12 pm, 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm and 7 pm
Mass times: Monday at 5:30 pm
Tuesday to Saturday at 6:15 am
Sunday at 10am.
Opening hours of the craft store: from 9am to 11:30 am
from 3pm to 5pm.
Address: R. Frei Tiago Luchese, s / n
Telephone: (42) 3228-0043 | (42) 3228-9984
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Campos Gerais Museum
The museum is a rich collection of the history of Ponta Grossa divided between sessions of paleontology, indigenous, regional environment, research, among others.
It also contains a library that stores photos, newspapers, magazines and old documents of relevant importance to local history.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday from 8am to 11:45 am
From 1:30 pm to 5:15 pm
Saturday from 09h to 12h and from 13h to 17h
Address: Rua Engenheiro Schamber, 686 - Centro (formerly Banestado)
Phone: (42) 3220-3470
Museum of Archeology
Inaugurated in 2001, the Archeology Museum is the result of a project prepared by the archeologist and Egyptologist Prof. Ms. Moacir Elias Santos, with the objective of contributing to the education and culture of the community in general, serving as didactic support to teachers and students in the region. In this space, art, archeology and history of Egyptian Civilization are disseminated.
Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 8 am to 12 pm and 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Entry: R $ 10
Students, over 65 and teachers accompanied by their students - R $ 5.
Address: Rua José Joaquim da Maia, 154 - Workshops
Phone: (42) 3229.2109
Paraná Station - Memory House
It was inaugurated in 1894 to be the headquarters of the first Ponta Grossa Railway Station and at that time it served as passenger embarkation and disembarkation and cargo transportation.
In 1990 it was declared a Cultural Heritage Site and today Casa da Memória has exhibitions and preserves the historical-documentary collection, such as newspapers from the early 20th century, documents, biographies, research on houses and buildings of historical value and photos.
Hours: Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Address: Rua Benjamim Constant, 318 - next to the Arte Station, in the Manoel Ribas Environmental Park.
Phone: (42) 32223219
Vila Hilda Mansion
The building was built in 1926 by Alberto Thielen, known in the industry and commerce in the city. The name, Mansão Vila Hilda is in honor of his wife Hilda Thielen.
With 600 m², the mansion is influenced by French neoclassical and art-nouveau architecture and has been declared a Cultural Heritage of Paraná since 1990. The interior of the mansion has paintings that depict European landscapes, in addition to some local landscapes.
It is currently the headquarters of the Municipal Culture Foundation.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm (open at lunch time)
Address: Rua Júlia Wanderley, 936, corner with Cel. Dulcide, center
Phone: (42) 32223219
The Refúgio das Curucacas is a tour and camping operator with several options for tourists, such as camping, ecotourism, nature sports, adventure and leisure tourism.
There are also Furnas do Passo do Pupo, which are part of the Campos Gerais National Park .
In Passo do Pupo, the furnas are Furnas Gemini and Furna Grande, considered "dry", as they have not yet reached the aquifer.
Visiting hours: Every day by appointment
Entrance fee: R $ 10
Address: Itaiacoca District, Ponta Grossa
Phone: (42) 99930-5500
Whatsapp: 42 9 9872-6262