Varginha Tourism

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Varginha is a municipality in southwest Minas Gerais state, Brazil. Varginha stands out as one of the major centers of commerce and coffee production in Brazil and the world. The city is a center for export of coffee draining most of the production of the south of Minas Gerais, making the grain trade with several countries. The city is equidistant from the three largest metropolitan areas in Brazil (Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo). The city is close to Rodovia Fernão Dias. The city is served by Maj. Brig. Trompowsky Airport (IATA: VAG, ICAO: SBVG). Varginha achieved moderate fame in UFO circles due to the so-called Varginha UFO incident in 1996, in which two extraterrestrial beings were allegedly spotted by locals and later captured by Brazilian Army, along with the local police and fire department. After this episode, the city began to invest in "UFO tourism". Today there are bus stops with the shape of spaceships and a water tower downtown also in the shape of a spaceship. In August 2004, UFO researchers from all over Brazil came together at the I UFO Congress of Varginha, organized with the support of the City Hall.

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Is Varginha in Brazil on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. A gripping city on its own right, Campos Do Jordao also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Campos Do Jordao for its bountiful attractions like Morro Do Elefante, Ducha De Prata, Amantikir Jardins on your trip to Varginha. Also, to reach Varginha, you'll have to take a flight to Campos Do Jordao; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Varginha are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Varginha*

  • Cost for Essentials in Varginha

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Varginha

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 52.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.6 USD

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