Known as the economic center of the western region of Paraná and totaling 324 thousand inhabitants, Cascavel is a planned city, with avenue and wide streets, in well-distributed neighborhoods.
The city is also a cultural hub of world expression. It hosts annual music, dance, theater, film and plastic arts events. Cascavel also stands out as a university center and for the great agricultural production.
All this makes Cascavel a city that combines tradition and modernity and is prepared to receive tourists from Brazil and the world.
WHAT TO DO
The many green areas dotted around Cascavel encourage sports and family outings.
The tcity has many attractions in its rural area, with outstanding hiking trails and waterfalls.
For those who like to enjoy the city, Cascavel offers parks, cycle paths, lake, theaters, churches and zoo.
FEAST OF SÃO JOÃO BATISTA
It is the most famous and traditional festival of Cascavel.
Located in an area of five blocks, the boardwalk houses kiosks, cafeterias, cafes, magazines and crafts fair, as well as outdoor shows and leisure activities.
MOST VISITED PLACES
Danilo Galafassi Municipal Park
Migrant Square and Monument
Cathedral of Our Lady of Aparecida
Elevated to the status of a cathedral in the late 1970s, the local is the largest Catholic temple in the city, with a capacity of 1,500 people seated. Among its facilities is the Cathedral Museum Nossa Senhora Aparecida.
Paulo Gorski Ecological Park
Created in 1988, the park is the largest urban ecological reserve in the South of Brazil. In the center of Cascavel, the site has 111.26 hectares and houses an area of native forest, a lake and the municipal zoo.
Museum of Image and Sound – MIS
MIS currently has a valuable collection of approximately 50,000 items, including photographs, negatives, video tapes, slides and films in super 8 and 16 and 35mm, which date back to the period of colonization and development of the city.
HOW TO ARRIVE
Cascavel has a regional airport. It is also possible to get to the city from Curitiba, along the highway BR-277, in a route of 503 km.
WHERE TO STAY
Cascavel has a vast hotel chain and inns for various publics.
The typical dish of Cascavel is the ground-fried rib, also known as big rib, which is the barbecue prepared with a large piece of beef rib, stuck on a spit, with fire made directly from the ground, without the use of grills.