Leather clothes, knitwear, tours and gastronomy
Serra Negra is known as the City of Health and offers tourists a number of shopping options, especially for clothes and leather accessories, in additions to tours through farms, waterfalls and rivers, in a convertible jeep or on a yellow bus.
On weekends and holidays, the center of the town gets crowded and on long holidays and vacation season it is advisable to book hotels and inns in advance.
When it is time to eat, tourists can go to one of the country’s best Portuguese restaurants: Sr. Bacalhau, Quatro Rodas’ starred restaurant. Serra Negra is also famous for its special coffee, which can be tasted in one of the town’s many cafés.
Knitwear and Leather Clothes, Christ the Redeemer Statue, Cable Chairs, Rancho Radical, Cachaça, Cheese and Organic Food Stores, Jeep Rides and Rural Tours, Water Park, Fonte Santo Agostinho Park, Alto da Serra Mountain, Hang-gliding, Dr. Jovino Silveira Lake, Santa Lidia Lake.
Street Carnival (February/March), Winter Festival (July), Serra Negra Rodeo Exposhow (September), Christmas Lights (December), Horseback Riding in the Full Moon (in full moon nights).
Tourist Office: (55 + 19) 3842-2109
Bus Station: (55 + 19) 3892-2098
Serra Negra is 143 km from São Paulo.
Car: Anhanguera-Bandeirantes System until you reach Jundiaí and then take Rodovia das Águas (SP-360), crossing Amparo. Another option is to take Rodovia Fernão Dias (BR-381) until you reach Bragança Paulista, then take Rodovia Benevenuto Moretto (SP-095) until you reach Amparo and then Rodovia das Águas (SP-360).
Rápido Fênix - www.rapidofenix.com.br - Phone: (55 + 11) 2221-3906
Buses depart from Terminal Rodoviário Tietê (São Paulo - SP).
Hotels and Restaurants
Hotel Akropolis - Rod. SP 360, Km 148,5 - (55 + 19) 3942-9000 / 3892-3972 - Nextel 14*585696
Hotel Fazenda Vale do Sol - Rodovia SP 360 Serra Negra-Lindóia, Km 149,5 - (55 + 19) 3842-9800
Hotel Fazenda São Mateus -Rua Paulo Marchi, 1171 - GPS: -22º37'49", -46º41'24" - Toll free: 0800 173040 | (55 + 19) 3892-2023 - Cell phone calls: - (55 + 19) 3842-9100 | NEXTEL 7*909318
Radio Hotel - Rua Coronel Pedro Penteado, 387, Centro - (55 + 19) 3892-2284 / (55 + 19) 3892-3311 / 3892 1928
Hotel Firenze - Rua 7 de Setembro, 118 - (55 + 19) 3892-2220 | 3892-2899 | 3892-6708
Palace Hotel - R. Coronel Pedro Penteado, 157, Centro - (55 + 19) 3892 - 4477 / (55 + 19) 3892 – 1586
Sr. Bacalhau – R. 14 de Julho, 511, Centro - (55 + 19) 3842-1341
Mamma Fernanda – R. 9, 280, access via R. José Bonifácio, Belvedere do Lago, 3 km - (55 + 19) 3842-1447
A Quinta Portuguesa – Av. Laudo Natel, 271, Centro - (55 + 19) 3892-4980