As the capital of Espírito Santo, Vitória is a place for the most varied types of tourists. In the city, you will find historical sites, trails for adventurers and beaches for those who just want to enjoy the sun.
Since there’s no shortage of things to do in Vitoria, we’ll list you the best options so that you don’t miss a second. Here we go?😉
The beaches of Vitória
If you go to Vitória, you can not miss the beautiful beaches, which, by the way, are the most sought after destinations. The best known and most frequented beaches are Camburi, Curva da Jurema and Ilha do Boi.
Camburi and Jurema Curve
In Camburi and Curva do Jurema, you can spend the day and have lunch by the sea, in the most varied kiosks. What is not lacking is option.
Camburi Beach is also the ideal place for those who are on vacation, but do not forget to do physical activities. The boardwalk is good for running, walking or even cycling.
In addition, in summer the venue is host to a variety of sporting attractions as well as some shows, which makes the place even more lively. We can not fail to mention that you can not miss the schooner ride!
At Curva da Jurema, you will have a mix of audiences of all ages who want to enjoy the beach and relax. The look is not bad either, so don’t forget your camera! One of the most popular options in Victoria.
Boi Island and Canto Beach
In Ilha do Boi, there are several wonderful snacks for you to enjoy the beach accompanied by a very cold drink.
Who is on vacation does not think twice when it comes to enjoy. And to enjoy your night at the beach, head straight to Praia do Canto. There you will find a lot of bars and restaurants to enjoy each of your nights in Vitoria.
Touristic and cultural points
Although the beaches are the highlight of Vitória, you must also know other places in Espírito Santo. One is the passion and even the dream of chocolatiers!
In Vila Velha, a city very close to Vitória, you can visit Garoto’s chocolate factory. To know all the stages of production, you have to pay a fee of approximately $ 10.00. Visits only happen on business days.
But if you don’t want to get out of Vitoria, know that the city has an older historical center than São Paulo or Ouro Preto. Founded in 1551, Vitória has several historical sites, the most visited being the Metropolitan Cathedral, Anchieta Palace and Carlos Gomes Theater.
From Tuesday until Sunday, you have monitors at seven of the monuments located in downtown Vitória, where you can learn details of the entire history of each. Despite being a place where there are always many visitors, it is a worthwhile trip if you are in the city.
For those who enjoy a more natural and adventurous walk, they need to go to the Vale Botanical Park, which aims to help preserve the Atlantic Forest. There, you can know a lot of cool flora and fauna, and enjoy the trails.
Other things to do in Vitoria
Schooner ride through Victoria Bay
This tour goes through the best points of Vitória bay: Boi Island, São João Fort, Frade Island, stopping at Vale Museum. In summer, the departures are daily. In low season, they are on weekends at 10am and last until 1pm. To know the natural beauties of the bay, you must schedule the tour, which leaves from the Iemanjá pier, at Camburi beach.
Taste the local delicacies at Assisi Crab
Want to taste the flavors of culinary capixaba? In Vila Velha district, Caranguejo do Assis serves many of the local delights. The house’s flagship is, of course, the crab, but there are many other options at very affordable prices. The Crab Kit, with 5 crabs and a beer, comes out for 25.90.
Walk around Valentine’s Square
The square, which surrounds Praia do Canto Beach, receives the biggest fair in the city on weekends, from 18h. But this is not your only attraction! There are still exercise area, space for skating, skate park, among others.
You can enjoy and visit the attached squares, which are the Wish Square and Science Square. The complex has restaurants, bars, children’s area… A place for the whole family!
Dinner at Rock Burguer
Even with so many local experiences, you may miss more international food. And that’s where Rock Burguer comes in! With a choice of hamburgers, a relaxed atmosphere and 1950s décor, the diner attracts people of all ages. Prices are also attractive: the King of Rock hamburger with fries goes for 14.90.