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Fortaleza Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


Although Fortaleza is not worth visiting on account of its architecture, its festive ambience and the beauty of its coast on the other hand are real draws. Enjoy the lively bars in the evening, dance to the sound of the forró, sample the lobster, taste the feijão de corda and admire the local crafts, in particular the basketwork and lace. It is best to avoid bathing in the city, but just a few tens of miles away lie small fishing villages and sublime beaches: Canooa Quebrada to the east, Cambuco and Logoinha to the west.

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Tourist attractions Fortaleza : Things to see and do

  • Teatro José de Alencar Recommended Recommended

    R. 24-de-Maio 600 BR - Fortaleza 60030 160

    Built in 1910, this theatre is a precious vestige of the early-20C city, strongly influenced by the French Belle Epoque. It is laid out in two parts that flank an interior court: on one side stands a neo-Classical façade housing the hall, the ticket ..

  • Fortaleza Centro de Turismo Recommended Recommended

    R. Senador-Pompeu 350 BR - Fortaleza

    A craft market and two museums now occupy the galleries of this colonial-style former prison (1866). The interesting Museu de Arte e Cultura Popular exhibits some 1 500 sculptures (wood, terracotta and woodcut) where the religious fervour of the inha..

  • Centro Cultural Dragão do Mar Recommended Recommended

    R. Dragão-do-Mar 81 BR - Fortaleza

    The Centro Cultural Dragão do Mar is a 30 000m2 cultural complex, which was inaugurated in 1999 and encompasses an auditorium, theatre, cinema, planetarium and two museums. The Memorial da Cultura Cearense presents theme-based exhibitions on regional..

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Leisure activities Fortaleza

  • Prices from : 42 €

    Take a full day trip from Fortaleza to the district of Paraipaba where the beautiful Lagoinha beach is situated! This area is one of the largest and most popular attractions because it used to be the ancient hiding place for French pirates. Now, Lago..

  • Prices from : 31 €

    Take a day trip to the beautiful beach of Cumbuco from Fortaleza! Take part in some of the adrenaline pumped activities or relax on the white sands of  the secluded beaches. Discover the stunning scenery and explore the many bars and restaurants..

  • Prices from : 42 €

    Travel to the district of Beberibe on a full day guided tour from Fortaleza and discover the stunning coast of Ceara! Lined with red and white sand dune cliffs that offer an amazing backdrop to the beautiful seashore and ponds, the stunning tropical ..

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