Antonina

Antonina
Photo: Stock Photo

 

THE BEST PARANÁ CARNIVAL IS HERE

Just 84 km from Curitiba, Antonina offers rafting, rappelling, waterfalls, camping, boiacross and a place for meditation and yoga. All this framed by the lush vegetation of a quiet, hospitable and historic city. In addition to the extraordinary natural beauty of the landscape, Antonina has stories in her stone pavement and ruins that enrich her heritage.

Another attraction of city of 19,00 people is the Carnival. The city is proud to promote the best party in Paraná, with parades on the streets, groups and lots of fun for the whole family.
 

Carnaval Antonina
Photo: Cristiano Oliveira / Acervo EPR

 

WHAT TO DO

Ícone Trilha

ECOTOURISM AND ADVENTURE

At the bottom of the Paraná, is the rural area of Antonina, where are the main ecotourism attractions. They are waterfalls, rapids, trails and rivers.
 

Ícone Folclore Dança

PARTIES

The city has parties that attract tourists from various parts of the state. In addition to the Carnival, considered the best of Paraná, Antonina has the Winter Festival, the Antonina Blues Festival and the Feast of Our Lady of Pilar, which are also traditional in the city.
 

Ícone Museu

HISTORY AND CULTURE

In the central region, the Luso-Brazilian and eclectic architecture of the houses, ruins and stone sidewalks enchant the visitors.
 

Ícone Caiaque

GIANT'S VALLEY

The Giant Paraná Valley is an ecotourism itinerary located at the foot of the Paraná Peak. The mountain is the highest of the South of the country, with 1,877 meters of height. It is a tourist destination that is based on the precepts of environmental, socio-cultural and financial sustainability. It has lodging, means of food, services of Guide of Tourism and adventures like rafting and walks.

                  
Vale do Gigante
Giant's Valley - Photo: Prefeitura de Antonina

 

TIPS

WALK TO THE STREETS OF THE CITY
The origin of the Mother Church of Our Lady of the Pillar is confused with the history of the city, founded in 1714 and  important by its antiquity. It was listed by the Historical Patrimony of Paraná in 1999. In addition, during a walk, the visitor will find Fonte da Carioca, the Municipal Theater, and the ruins of an old port, responsible for the disposal of the mate herb in the 19th century.

GETTING TO KNOW THE NATURAL SLIDES AND SWIMMING POOLS
The adventure can begin with Rio Cachoeira, which offers an hour and a half of descent through the light and moderate rapids. The route travels mountain landscapes, such as the Paraná Peak, natural pools and the rich diversity of plant species on the banks of the river. 

 

Mapa de Antonina

MOST VISITED PLACES

Historic Center
Mother Church of Our Lady of the Pillar 
Paraná Peak
Ponta da Pita
Barão de Teffé Port

 

 

TOURS

Bairro Alto Antonina
Photo: Stock Photo

Bairro Alto
With its rivers, waterfalls and dense vegetation, the Bairro Alto has been established as a new area of leisure and ecological walks, not only for its natural appeal, but for its historical interest. In the place is vestiges of the old Cotia Plant;  the place where the colonization began Japanese in Paraná; or by the numerous trails, such as the one of Conceição, that once made the connection between the city and Apiaí (SP) and whose remaining stretches allow to cross the path between the Capivari dam and Bairro Alto.

 

Pico Paraná
Photo: Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina

Paraná Peak
Situated on the border between Antonina and Campina Grande do Sul, it has 1.962 metters and is the highest in the South of Brazil. It was discovered by Reinhard Maack and conquered in July 1941. Today, when the 78th anniversary of its conquest has been celebrated, the peak is part of the route for mountaineering enthusiasts. The culminating point belongs to Antonina, but access is through Campina Grande do Sul.

 

Ponta da Pita Antonina
Photo: Banco de Imagens

Ponta da Pita
A rock formation that runs along the bay, is a pleasant place of leisure, ideal for bathing, fishing and picnics. It is located in Bairro Itapema.

 

Portal Graciosa
Photo: Joel Rocha

HOW TO ARRIVE

It is possible to arrive to Antonina by the BR-277 and the old Graciosa Road, an unforgettable tour. The city is 90 km from Curitiba and 50 km from Paranaguá.

 

Onde Ficar Antonina
Photo: Prefeitura de Antonina

WHERE TO STAY

Antonina has hotels and inns in the historic center and others further away, where the visitor can enjoy even more the natural beauties of the region.

 

Barreado
Photo: Paraná Turismo

GASTRONOMY

Besides the seafood, the barreado is the dish that most pleases the visitors. It is prepared in a clay pot, with shredded cooked meat, accompanied by cassava and banana flour. Another unmistakable flavor of the region are the Banana Bales, 100% natural and delicious!

 

Rafting
Photo: Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina

 

 

IMAGE GALLERY

  • Ruínas
    Foto: Banco de Imagens
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    Banco de Imagens
    Ponta da Pita
    Ponta da Pita - Foto: José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Ponta da Pita
    Foto
    José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Ponta da Pita
    Ponta da Pita - Foto: José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Ponta da Pita
    Foto
    José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Ponta da Pita
    Ponta da Pita - Foto: José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Ponta da Pita
    Foto
    José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Ponta da Pita
    Ponta da Pita - Foto: José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Ponta da Pita
    Foto
    José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Centro Histórico
    Centro Histórico - Foto: Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Centro Histórico
    Foto
    Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Ponta da Pita
    Ponta da Pita - Foto: Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Ponta da Pita
    Foto
    Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Pico Paraná
    Pico Paraná - Foto: Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Pico Paraná
    Foto
    Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Pico Paraná
    Pico Paraná - Foto: Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Pico Paraná
    Foto
    Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Sede da Prefeitura Municipal de Antonina
    Sede da Prefeitura Municipal de Antonina - Foto: Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Sede da Prefeitura Municipal de Antonina
    Foto
    Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Salto do Saci
    Salto do Saci - Foto: Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Salto do Saci
    Foto
    Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Vale do Gigante
    Vale do Gigante - Foto: José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Vale do Gigante
    Foto
    José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Vale do Gigante
    Vale do Gigante - Foto: José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Vale do Gigante
    Foto
    José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Vale do Gigante
    Vale do Gigante - Foto: José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Vale do Gigante
    Foto
    José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Antonina
    Foto: Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Foto
    Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação de Antonina
    Vale do Gigante
    Vale do Gigante - Foto: José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR
    Vale do Gigante
    Foto
    José João da Silva / Santuário Vitória Régia, Bairro Alto Antonina-PR