Carnival, rodeo and handicraft
Located in the northeastern region of São Paulo state, Nuporanga was home to an intriguing fact: it was there the Mello Marques, a lieutenant of the arm, developed the prototype of the first Brazilian submarine, 1901.
Among its main events are the Carnaporanga carnival, the Rodeo and the Fearten – Handicraft and Cooking Fair (both in September), where travelers can find handicraft, enjoy local specialties and taste traditional cachaça.
Tourist attractions in Nuporanga are the Town Tourist Center, the rural chapels of Corredeira and Cruz do Vau and Eloy Lima square, home to the main church and a lighted fountain.
Matriz Divino Espírito Santo Church, Leisure and Tourism Center, Dourados Waterfall, Bianchini Fishing Farm, Traditional Cachaça Production and Artisanal Brown Sugar.
Carnaporanga (February/March), Pilgrimage to the Cruz do Val Chapel and Pentecost Celebration (May), Holy Spirit Bazaar (July/August), Fearten – Nuporanga’s Handicraft Fair, Rodeo and Horsemen Parade, Folia de Reis (September), Corredeira Chapel Bazaar with horseback riding and typical local mass (October).
City Hall: www.nuporanga.sp.gov.br
Tourist Office: (55 + 16) 3847-9285 / 9206
Nuporanga is 382 km from São Paulo.
Car: Anhanguera-Bandeirantes System (SP-300) until the cloverleaf of Sales Oliveira/Nuporanga, exit 355, then drive for 14 km.
Bus: There are no direct buses departing from São Paulo.
Viação Cometa, from São Paulo to Batatais - Phone: (55 + 11) 4004-9600
Viação São Bento, to Nuporanga - Phone: (55 + 16) 3637-1358
Hotels and Restaurants
Nuporanga Gloria Hotel - Avenida Padre Geraldo Trossel, 479 - Centro - (55 + 16) 3847-9254
Pousada Nuporanga (opening in September 2013) - Rua XV de Novembro, 06 – Centro - (55 + 16) 8133-8586
Restaurante da Tia Neide - Rua Aurélio Silva, 410 - (55 + 16) 3847-2244
Restaurante da Luciene - Rua Voluntário Etelvino Borges, 336 - (55 + 16) 3847-2053
Restaurante e Churrascaria Estância - Travessa Padre Joaquim, 310 - Jd. Continental - (55 + 16) 3847-2411
Restaurante Serv-Bem - Rua Espirito Santo, 790 – Centro - (55 + 16) 3847-1462
Restaurante e Buffet Cozinha Criativa - Rua Aurélio Silva, 498 – Centro - (55 + 16) 3847-2190
Pizzaria Entre Amigos - Rua Aurélio Silva, 498 – Centro - (55 + 16) 3847-2190