How to get there

Iguassu Falls is a very important international location which daily flights and connections to several airports in Brazil and South America countries.

Passengers coming from foreign countries can get tickets to Iguassu Falls with connections in several brazilian airports.

The Puerto Iguazú (IGR) and the Foz do Iguaçu (IGU) International Airports receive 36 daily flights. Both cities are linked via the Tancredo Neves international bridge.

Iguassu Falls

Foz do Iguassu is a city of about 300 thousand inhabitants. It is characterized by tourism and its cultural diversity. There are about 80 nationalities, being the most representative from Lebanon, China, Paraguay and Argentina.

Foz do Iguassu is integrated into a tri-national region, bordering the Argentine city of Puerto Iguassu and the Paraguayan city of Ciudad del Este. The city’s economy is based on tourism, with emphasis on trade and services.

According to research conducted by the Brazilian Tourist Institute (Embratur) and the Foundation Institute of Economic Research (FIFE) in 2006, 2007 and 2008, Foz do Iguassu was considered the “Second most visited leisure destination by foreign tourists” after Rio de Janeiro. In 2010, it received from the Ministry of Tourism 10 awards for Best Practices and Competitiveness Index. The Foz do Iguassu Destination have been noted by various national and international media. Guia Quatro Rodas mentions it as one of the best attractions of Brazil. The Guardian Journal/England says it is the best foreign destination for the UK. The World Network (CNN USA) classifies it as one of the 14 most romantic destinations. TourFilm Brazil Art&Tur from Barcelos/Portugal, among other, also make note of it. All of this only in the last two years. 

The Rolling Stone magazine labeled it as “Foz do Iguassu is a fantastic city. For tourists, it comes down to the falls and shopping and for the keen observers, it is our Babel, with an ethnic diversity worthy of the world’s greatest cities”

Besides the well-known tourist attractions, Foz do Iguassu has numerous options for sightseeing, leisure, dinning and a quite busy nightlife.

Foz do Iguassu awaits you!

Iguassu Destination

The Iguassu Destination receives thousands of tourists every year. The region has many tourist spots such as the Iguassu Falls, Ecoadventure attractions, ITAIPU Binacional, Paths to the Itaipu Lake, Bird Park and the Iguassu Falls.  It is a place for leisure; shopping and resting at the hotel resort of Foz do Iguassu

Iguassu Falls

Considered one of nature’s wonders, the Iguassu Falls is located on the border between Brazil and Argentina, the Iguassu National Park. It is the largest reserve of subtropical rainforest in the world and a World Heritage Site listed by UNESCO since 1986.

Ecoadventure

For those seeking a close look at every detail of the rich vegetation and wildlife of the Iguassu National Park, there are several walking trails alternatives provided by Macuco Safari.

ITAIPU Binacional

Located on the Parana River in Foz do Iguassu, the Itaipu Hydroelectric Plant became a world reference in the use of river water to generate electricity, with social and environmental responsibility.

Bird Park

The Bird Park is located close the Iguassu National Park. It covers an area of native forest of 17 hectares, of which 4.5 are used for the structure of the Park and nursery to animals.

Path to the Itaipu Lake

Composed of sixteen municipalities, the region encompasses culture, history and gastronomy in theme routes.

Gastronomy

The gastronomy of Foz do Iguassu can be compared to the standards of the best tourist centers in the country. There are modern bars and restaurants that have various types of dishes available to visitors. Some establishments, especially hotels, have international cuisine with typical local dishes as well as dishes from the main immigrate groups in the region, including Chinese, Arabic and Italian.  



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