Die Stadt Natal
Natal, capital of Rio Grande do Norte, in the Brazilian Northeast, is a mixture of celebration, tradition, beaches and nature. Due to being a great tourist destination, the range of hotels in Natal is varied.
A must see is the "Praia de Pirangi" where the largest cashew tree in the world is located. If you want more extreme fun, you may ride in a Buggy, a 4x4 Jeep, practice Kitesurf or Windsurf, or even Surf, Scuba or Snorkel.
Spend your family holidays at Pestana Natal, one of the best hotels in Natal.
Denkmäler und Sehenswürdigkeiten
One of the best times to get to know Natal is during the "Carnatal," season, an off-season carnival that includes various kinds of festivities and activities. The city's oldest monument, dating from the time of the Portuguese discoveries, is the Forte dos Reis Magos (Fortress of The Three Wise Men), got its name because it was built on Kings Day, January 6, 1598. You can also visit the Natal Tourist Centre, which has served as an orphanage, a homeless shelter and even a prison but which now serves several crafts and craft shops. To know all Natal’s Heritage, the Cascudo Museum offers you everything you need to know about the history, culture, folklore and even the city’s nature.
Geschmack des Natal
Natal has several restaurants, mostly located in the neighbourhoods of Ponta Negra, Capim Macio, Tirol and Petropolis. The Natal cuisine is rich and varied, from meats to fish and seafood. Ready to receive tourists from around the world, restaurants will also serve pasta and international cuisine. But the most typical dish served in Natal is the traditional ‘carne de sol com macaxeira (corned beef and cassava).
Wie man kommen zu an?
If you are arriving to Natal by plane:
Augusto Severo International Airport, located 18 km from downtown Natal.
The Natal bus terminal is located in the East of the City in the borough of the City of Hope, where buses arrive from other states and cities.