How to reach Sheraton Hotel
You should fly to Porto Alegre International Airport. To reach
Porto Alegre the best connections are from Sao Paulo International
Airport, but it is also good to do a connection in RIO. There
is also a daily flight from Frankfurt to Porto Alegre, by Varig
You can easily reach the Sheraton Hotel from the airport. By
taxi the rate is about R$12,00 (~U$ 4).
How to reach Continental Hotel
Canela is about 130 Km nothern from Porto Alegre. There are
various ways to reach the Continental Hotel from the airport.
Find below the transportation options available and their prices:
1) By Conference SHUTTLE
Departure trhursday 7PM from Sheraton Hotel (Porto Alegre) to
Continental Hotel (Canela).
2) By Regular BUS
Ordinary bus lines go from Porto Alegre Bus Station to Canela
Bus Station several times a day. The ticket costs ~R$ 12,00
(~ US$ 4,00) for Executive lines (buses with air-conditioned).
The travel lasts at about 2 hours with a very interesting view
of the mountains.
3) By Renting a Car
There are many options to rent a car in the airport. Find below
some of them with contact phone or homepage:
||+55 51 3371-4514
||+55 51 3337-7755
4) By TAXI
Taxi service in the airport can also take you to Canela. The
basic taxi quotation, according to COOPTAXI (taxi association)
is about R$100,00 (~ U$ 35,00).
Taxi associations phones (tele-taxi) COOPTAXI: 3334-7444
There is no need of vaccinations to come to Brazil, except if
you are planning to visit Amazon.
If you are from Europe or South America you don't need a VISA.
If you need a VISAs, you can find the list of Brazilian Consulates
Weather in Canela
To check the weather in Porto Alegre see http://cnn.com/WEATHER/html/PortoAlegreBrazil.html
Temperature in Canela is normally about 5 oC less than Porto