Getting there & around
Buses for Gramado leave the main bus station every 10 to 20 minutes (R$1.50, 20 minutes). There are also buses to São Francisco de Paula (R$5, one hour), where you can connect to Cambará do Sul (R$10, two hours); and to Caxias do Sul (R$10, seven daily), where you can connect to Bento Gonçalves (R$5, hourly). Buses go frequently to Porto Alegre (R$24, 2½ hours, seven daily).
Two buses a day go to Parque do Caracol (R$1.50, 20 minutes), departing from Praça João Corrêa at 8:15am and noon and returning at 12:30pm and 6pm.