Special Touristic Attractions

São Roque

Ecoturismo Aventura Esportes Religioso Rural Gastronomia Cultural

Wine, ski and historic monuments

São Roque is known for its wine production. There tourists can take the Wine Tour and visit the 13 cellars and offer tasting sessions and bottles for sale every day, in addition to the Wine Museum.

In São Roque it is also possible to visit the largest ski resort in Brazil, the Ski Mountain Park. Besides the ski track, tourists can use the cable car, a toboggan and dine at the restaurant.

Sítio Santo Antônio was listed as a National Heritage site more than 60 years ago. Downtown there is São Benedito church, built in 1855, and Brasital, which today is home to a culture center and Darcy Penteado museum. When in São Roque, do not fail to try the locally grown artichokes.

Main attractions

Taboão Commercial Center, Education and Culture Center Brasital, Matriz Church, Morro do Saboó Mountain, República Square, Recanto da Cascata, Rail Station, Sítio Santo Antônio, Wine Tour, Ski Mountain Park, Raposo Route.

Main events

Carnival (February/March), Old Car Meeting (May), Festival of the Nations (June), Bunkyos Cherry Tree Festival (July), Orchids and Ornamental Plants Festival (August), Expo – São Roque (October).

Services

City Hall: www.saoroque.sp.gov.br

Tourist Office: (11) 4712-5664

Bus Station: (11) 4784-2367

Getting there

São Roque is 65 km from São Paulo.

Car: Rodovia Raposo Tavares (SP-270) or Rodovia Castello Branco (SP-280), access 8 km after Araçariguama, on the exit at km 54B.

Bus: 

Cometa (via Raposo Tavares) - www.viacaocometa.com.br - Phone: (55 + 11) 4004-9600

Expresso Regional (via Castello Branco) - www.expressoregional.com.br - Phone: (55 + 11) 3392-1866

Buses depart from Terminal Rodoviário Barra Funda (São Paulo - SP).

Hotels and Restaurants

Accommodation

Hotel Villa RossaRod. Raposo Tavares, KM 55 – Estr. Darcy Penteado, s/n - Vila Darcy Penteado - (55 + 11) 4713-5500 - www.villarossa.com.br

Hotel Cordialle Rua Sotero de Souza, 500 – Centro - (55 + 11) 4784-9500 - www.hotelcordialle.com.br

Hotel Alpino Rod. Raposo Tavares, Km 58 – B. Taboão - (55 + 11) 4784-8411  - www.hotelalpino.com.br

Hotel Quinta Dy Engenho Rod. Raposo Tavares, km 55 – Estr. da Fonte, 800 – Vl. Darcy Penteado - (55 + 11) 4714-0760  - 3846 0407 - www.quintadyengenho.com.br

Pousada Acalanto  - Rod. Raposo Tavares,km 50,5 – Estr.Barroca  Funda,123 – B. Alto da Serra - (55 + 11) 4714-017 - www.pousadaacalanto.com.br

Pousada Ventos de Outono  - Estrada do Vinho, km 8,9 – Canguera - (55 + 11) 4711-2360 - www.ventosdeoutono.com.br

Dining

Casa dos Vargas Rod. Raposo Tavares, KM 48 – Caeté - (55 + 11) 4714-0016

Restaurante Cascudo Rod. Tavares, km 55, Estr. Darcy Penteado - (55 + 11) 4713-5582

Deodoro Arte & GastronomiaRua Marechal Deodoro, 48 - (55 + 11) 4712-7060

Deodoro BandeirantesAv. Bandeirantes, 347 - (55 + 11) 4784-1348

Kim Restaurante Av. Tiradentes, 239 - (55 + 11) 4712-6421 – 4784-0219

Cantina Tia Lina Estr. do Vinho, Km 10,4 – Canguera - (55 + 11) 4711-2018 

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