Destination guide

Culturally rich Porto Alegre will entice you

Take a vacation to Porto Alegre and enjoy the area's culture, theater scene and museums. This city's parks, ice skating and diving draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Rio Grande do Sul Museum of Art and Sao Pedro Theater. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Porto Alegre

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Porto Alegre a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Beira-Rio Stadium (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Gremio Arena (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Vieirao Stadium (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Porto Alegre

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Porto Alegre is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moinhos de Vento Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Farroupilha Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Hydraulic Windmills Historic Building (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Brazilian Navy Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Shiga Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)

How to get to and around Porto Alegre

The nearest airport is in Porto Alegre (POA-Salgado Filho Intl.), located 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the city center.

You can get around Porto Alegre by catching a ride on the metro at Mercado Station, Rodoviaria Station or Rodoviaria de Porto Alegre Station.

Where to stay around Porto Alegre?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 82 holiday lettings near Porto Alegre. From 70 Condos/Apartments to 4 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Porto Alegre is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Porto Alegre?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 70 Condos/Apartments in Porto Alegre. Our other popular types of Porto Alegre holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 75 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Porto Alegre?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 22 holiday homes with pool available in Porto Alegre. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.