Best time to go to OURO PRETO, DIAMANTINA, MARIANA, TIRADENTES AND CONGONHAS (Minas Gerais state, Brazil)

Ouro Preto, Diamantina, Mariana and Congonhas are ancient colonial towns around Belo Horizonte, in the State of Minas Gerais. Ouro Preto, for instance, is located 62 miles/100 Kms from Belo Horizonte.

Map of Brazilian historic towns

Best time to visit Ouro Preto, Mariana, Diamantina and other historical cities (in Minas Gerais state)

If possible, consider the April to September period to visit Ouro Preto and other historical cities in the state of Minas Gerais. The weather will be cooler and drier. That’s the most pleasant time.

The summer months – December to March - are wet (with the highest humidity), rainy and often uncomfortable.

April and May are also excellent for those who are looking for fun and to experience local celebrations.

For graphs and monthly data on air temperatures, humidity and precipation levels, see: Best time to visit Belo Horizonte.

Ouro Preto - Belo Horizonte area & Google Maps

More information

Airports (Belo Horizonte)
Belo Horizonte Tancredo Neves Intl (CNF) located 21miles /33 Kms away from the city centre.
Pampulha Airport (PLU), located 4 miles/7 Kms away from Belo Horizonte.

Transfers to/from BELO HORIZONTE:
Taxis, limos and shuttle buses to various destinations are available, as well as train/metro.

Attractions:
Baroque art center. Ancient colonial city; nearby colonial cities: Congonhas, Tiradentes, Mariana.

Hotels
Accommodation in Ouro Preto, Diamantina, Congonhas and Mariana is scarce. For a wider choice, consider accommodation in Belo Horizonte.

Airports (Belo Horizonte)
Belo Horizonte Tancredo Neves Intl (CNF) located 21miles /33 Kms away from the city centre.
Pampulha Airport (PLU), located 4 miles/7 Kms away from Belo Horizonte.

Transfers to/from BELO HORIZONTE
Taxis, limos and shuttle buses to various destinations are available, as well as train/metro.

Tours
For detailed information, see:
Colonial Brazil: Historic cities

 

 

 

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