Rota dos Trigais (a tourist itinerary) has culture and tradition inside it, conserving uses and customs of descendants of Italian and Polish immigration, inhabitants of this region, who have contributed to the formation of gaucho people.
In Rota dos Trigais, the vines reduce their size, giving place to the wheatfields, which diversify economy, building a link between simplicity and modernity, presenting rich gastronomy, gaucho traditionalism, religious peregrination and temples, Italian and Polish architecture, handicraft products, literature, technical, scientific and cultural events, building a diversified context of knowledge, beliefs and peculiar habits.
In winter, gold yellow predominates on the hills, with many cascades and native Forest, providing unforgettable adventure activities. Faith and religiosity are very alive in the communities.
The itinerary is composed by seven towns of Região Uva e Vinho (Grape and Wine Region) which are Marau, Vila Maria, Casca, Santo Antônio do Palma, São Domingos do Sul, Paraí and Nova Araçá. Rota dos Trigais is waiting for your visit and it has amazing experiences through its attractions.
Atrractions of Rota dos Trigais:
Ecological and Adventure Tourism:
Vila Maria: Abseiling, Cascading, Tirolesa, Canyoning and Tracks, all of them are offered by the Tourism Operator Maria Nostra Ltda.
Vila Maria: Sanctuary of Nª Sª da Salete; Santo Antônio Italian Immigration’s Chapel.
Casca: Cathedral (one of the most beautiful of Rio Grande do Sul).
Santo Antônio do Palma: Nª Sª de Monte Claro Polish Immigration’s Chapel.
São Domingos do Sul: Monsignor Benvegnu’s Mausoleum.
Cultural and Gastronomic Tourism:
Casca: Pinzzeta Museum, Toca dos Bichos (a house of handicraft), Vila Histórica de Evangelista (a historical village), Vinícola Don Abel (Winery) and Café Colorido (a café).
Vila Maria: Casa de Vila Maria (Vila Maria’s House); Pesque e Pague Spenassato (you pay for fishing); Filó Italiano de São José (“filó” is a meeting where people get together to tell the stories about their ancestries).
Santo Antônio do Palma: Casa Polonesa das Flores (Polish House of Flowers); Ecological Center.