- 2 days (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Join the 7 million tourists that make their way to Aparecida do Norte each year. This town outside São Paulo is the most popular pilgrimage spot in South America. Book a round trip from Rio de Janeiro to explore this important and fascinating religious town in Brazil in two days.
- Overnight accommodation
- Round-trip private transfer
- Food and drinks, unless specified
RIo de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
Visit the town of Aparecida do Norte (also called simply Aparecida), Brazil’s most important religious city. 168 km northeast of São Paulo, the city is named after Brazil’s patron saint Nossa Senhora Aparecida (Our Lady of Aparecida).
Go on a pilgrimage with this Tour to Aparecida do Norte to see what draws large crowds of Brazilian Catholics each year. In the National Basilica in Aparecida is the 18th-century statue of the Virgin Mary, which was found by three fisherman, bringing them much luck fishing. They then named her Aparecida, meaning appeared. The church built for the statue received so many visitors that the state built a new structure, the second largest church in the world, accommodating 75,000 people. An estimated 7 million people make a pilgrimage here each year. In addition to this religious attraction, Aparecida do Norte also boasts a museum of sacred art, a theme park and an aquarium.
Travel to Aparecida do Norte and visit the most popular pilgrimage site in South America. This tour is perfect for those interested in the religious history of Brazil or those looking for a day trip outside of Rio de Janeiro. Book your tour now.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- A dress code is required to enter places. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.