Special Touristic Attractions

Salesópolis

Ecoturismo Aventura Esportes Pesca Religioso Rural Social Gastronomia Cultural

River source, waterfalls and a rich fauna 

The town is the birthplace of the most important and symbolic river in São Paulo state: the Tietê River. In Salesópolis, tourists can visit beautiful waterfalls and the Nascentes do Tietê state park, with conserved Atlantic Forest and diversified fauna, with species such as deer and bush dogs. 

Located in Serra do Mar mountain range, east of São Paulo state, its territory is protected by the Spring Protection law. 

The town was founded by the first explorers who headed inland. The heritage of this time can be seen in historic buildings, such as a slave house from the 18th century, built with wattle and daub, and the São José church.

Main attractions

Nascentes do Tietê State Park, Energy Museum – Usina Park, São José Church, Pinheirinho Park, Paraitinga River Dam, Ponte Nova Reservoir, Dita Parente Culture Center (City Marketplace), Slave House, Traditional Thursday Fair, Handcraft and Agribusiness Fair, Sítio Chão d’Água, Coffee Manor.

Main events

Street Carnival and City Anniversary (February), Saint Joseph Feast “City’s Patron” (March), Cambuci Festival (May), Corpus Christi (June), Divine Holy Spirit (July), Folklore Festival (August), Eucalyptus Fair (September), Our Lady of Aparecida Feast (October), Christmas on the Square.

Services

City Hall: www.salesopolis.sp.gov.br

Tourist Office: (55 + 11) 4696-3909/3180

Bus Station: (55 + 11) 4725-7363

Getting there

Salesópolis is 96 km from São Paulo.

Car: Ayrton Senna-Carvalho Pinto System (SP-070) to Mogi das Cruzes and then take SP-088.

Bus:  Litorânea - Phone: (55 + 11) 3775-3861

Buses depart from Terminal Rodoviário Tietê (São Paulo - SP).

Hotels and Restaurants 

Accommodation

Hotel Soares CamargoRua Pedro Rodrigues de Camargo, 195, Centro - (55 + 11) 4696-3044 / 4696-8804 - www.hotelsoarescamargo.com.br

Pousada SalesópolisRua Salvador Pereira de Souza, 175, Jardim Bela Vista - (55 + 11) 4696-1693 / 4696-3677 - www.pousadasalesopolis.com

Pousada do Refúgio Rodovia Professor Alfredo Rolim de Moura (SP 88), KM 93,5, Bairro da Grama - (55 + 11) 4696-1419 / 99705-4571 / 98676-1309 - www.pousadadorefugio.com

Sítio Vale do Sol - Estrada da Barra, KM 6, Bairro da Barra - (55 + 11) 4696-1106 - www.sitiovaledosol.net

Pousada Rural Vale das NascentesEstrada da Roseira, KM 05, Bairro Padre José - (55 + 11) 4696-3468 / 97534-0208 - www.turismoruralvaledasnascentes.net

Estalagem dos Esquilos Rodovia Professor Alfredo Rolim de Moura (SP 88), KM 86, Bairro do Alegre - (55 + 11) 4696-8692 / 4699-1431 / 97252-1611

Hotel Estância Vale da BarraEstrada do Paraitinguinha, KM 5, Bairro da Barra - (55 + 11) 4696-3047 / 4696-3367 / 4696-1524 - www.hvb.com.br

Dining

Restaurante da FazendaRodovia Professor Alfredo Rolim de Moura (SP 88), KM 89, Bairro do Alegre - (55 + 11) 4696-1338 - www.restaurantedafazenda.tur.br 

Dunga’s RestauranteRua São José, 479, Centro - (55 + 11) 4696-1353

Boy RestauranteRua Alferes José Luis de Carvalho, 305, Centro - (55 + 11) 4696-3383 / 99813-3672 / 97357-1447

Restaurante SenzalaRodovia Professor Alfredo Rolim de Moura (SP 88), KM103, Bairro do Chá - (55 + 11) 4696-1416

Disk Pizza Du PauloRua Alferes José Luis de Carvalho, 133, Centro - (55 + 11) 4696-1000

Bar e Lanchonete Ponto de Encontro - Rua XV de Novembro, 739, Centro - (55 + 11) 4696-1119

Nhá Luz Restaurante Rodovia Professor Alfredo Rolim de Moura (SP 88), KM 99, Bairro do Nhá Luz - (55 + 11) 4696-1752

Casarão Pizzaria e Restaurante Rua XV de Novembro, 1133, Centro - (55 + 11) 4696-3307

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