Pernambuco

Sertão Travel Guide

The sertão, where rain is scarce and irregular, average temperatures are high, and the vegetation (called caatinga) is adapted to such tough conditions. Roughly speaking, the sertão is the area to the west of Arcoverde; Serra Talhada, Cabrobó and Salgueiro are important cities of the sertão. Petrolina, although also in the semi-arid zone, has benefited from the irrigation of the river São Francisco, and has become an important center of irrigated agriculture....
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Agreste Region Travel Guide

The Agreste (an inland region) of Pernambuco is the birthplace of figurative arts....
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Fernando de Noronha Travel Guide

Known as the Emerald of the Atlantic, Fernando de Noronha Archipelago is a paradise for sun and sea lovers. Clear waters, nature untouched by man and marine life that enchants tourists from all over the world, Noronha is, without a doubt, one of the natural wonders of the planet....
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North Coast of Recife Travel Guide

Ilha de Itamaracá has a variety of attractions to complement a trip to neighboring Igarassu....
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Zona da Mata Region Travel Guide

The Zona da Mata region (region that extends from the coast to about 200 km inland) is where the secrets from the sugar cane cycle are kept, with centuries old sugar mills and houses that take the visitor back to the XVII and XVIII centuries. ...
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South Coast of Pernambuco Travel Guide

The Costa Sul (South Coast) encompasses all of Pernambuco's beaches from Recife to Maceio, extending from Cabo de Santo Agostinho beach (home to the port of Suape) to Tamandaré, near Alagoas....
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Olinda Travel Guide

One of the most important historical cities in Brazil, Olinda also plays host to one of the liveliest Carnival celebrations in the country....
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Recife Travel Guide

Recife, the capital of Pernambuco, is one of the largest and most important cities on the northeastern coast of Brazil....
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Pernambuco Travel Guide

One glance at a map of Pernambuco is enough to notice how different the state is. A narrow strip of land with only 187 kilometers (116 miles) of coastline, Pernambuco extends for 724 kilometers (450 miles) into the sertão....
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