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Top Choice Canyon in Cambará do Sul

Parque Nacional de Aparados da Serra

Located 18km southeast of Cambará do Sul, this magnificent park occupies 102.5 sq km on the border between Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina. It's here that vast, uninspired pasturelands give way to a series of s…
Top Choice Canyon in Cambará do Sul

Parque Nacional da Serra Geral

Parque Nacional da Serra Geral, 23km east of Cambará do Sul, contains canyons that rival Itaimbezinho. The Cânion da Fortaleza is an 8km stretch of escarpment with 900m drops. A gently inclining Trilha do Mirante le…
Top Choice Seafood in Cambará do Sul

Restaurante do Lago

Chef Marcos Barberi pumps a ton of personality into his restaurant with a rustic, fireplace-warmed space full of antique furniture, colorful knickknacks and friendly demeanor. The speciality is fresh trout, prepared…
Top Choice Buffet in Cambará do Sul

Galeteria O Casarão

Set among homey hardwoods, this excellent restaurant serves the comfort food of Brazil's Italian immigrants. A buffet of organic salads, house-made pastas and soups accompanies house-specialty galeto (rotisserie spr…
Buffet in Cambará do Sul

Galpão Costaneira

A hearty local buffet served in a rustic farmhouse setting. It's best when you choose tabletop-cooked picanha (beef), spicy linguiça and colonial cheese – that is, if you've got any room left over after sampling the…
Bar in Cambará do Sul

Máchina da Tempo

Folks of a certain age will love this ’80s-themed bar with cassette-tape napkin holders, floppy-disc coasters and a very young 'Steven' Jobs on the TV explaining the Apple IIe computer (younger folks will just gawk …
Bar in Cambará do Sul

Du Perau Gastro Pub

Du Perau started with ambitions of craft beer grandeur – it once had 55 types of Rio Grande do Sul bottles. Today, friendly Rodrigo's fun, music-themed pub has ditched glass for taps – six in all, featuring RS and S…
Cafe in Cambará do Sul

Sendero Bistro

An intimate bistro and best-bet alternative to the town's typical all-you-can-eat fare. A young couple serve somewhat jazzed-up versions of typical staples (filet, risotto, stroganoff) with humble, warm-hearted serv…