Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Contagem

Learn about the unique charm of Contagem with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers appreciate the shopping in this welcoming city. Church of Saint Francis of Assisi and Mineirao Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Contagem

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Contagem 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:

  • Fundacao Zoo Botanica (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Aquarium of the City (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Aquarium Rio Sao Francisco (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Contagem

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Contagem is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Japanese Garden (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Pampulha Ecological Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Cassia Eller park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Guanabara Park (7.1 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lagoa Pampulha (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Nado Lake Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Contagem

The nearest airport is in Belo Horizonte (PLU), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Belo Horizonte (CNF-Tancredo Neves Intl.), which is 19.3 mi (31 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Eldorado Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Can I rent Houses in Contagem?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Contagem. Our other popular types of Contagem holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Country houses: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Contagem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 35 holiday homes with pool available in Contagem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.