Holidays to Porto Alegre

Brazil
At the confluence of five rivers, Porto Alegre lies on the eastern shore of Lagoa dos Patos, an immense freshwater lagoon navigable by even the largest of ships. Part European with a partially North American feel, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul is nevertheless uniquely Brazilian. Wealthy and diverse, …

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How to get to Porto Alegre

Here's what you need to know about getting to Porto Alegre. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Porto Alegre takes 14 hours, 40 minutes.

When to go to Porto Alegre

Typical Holiday Price

£716 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Porto Alegre varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

January

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - January is the cheapest month to go to Porto Alegre.

Things to see and do in Porto Alegre

Rodrigo Guerini | Trip by SkyscannerFarroupilha Park
Farroupilha Park
Eduardo Sasso | Trip by SkyscannerMoinhos de Vento Park
Moinhos de Vento Park
Roseane Shimomukay | Trip by SkyscannerUsina do Gasômetro
Usina do Gasômetro
Marcelo Campi Amateur photographer | FlickrArena Grêmio
Arena Grêmio
Gustavo Kunst | FlickrFundação Iberê Camargo
Fundação Iberê Camargo
Zudi Dadalt | Trip by SkyscannerTeatro São Pedro
Teatro São Pedro
Sadi Santos Photography | FlickrBarra Shopping Sul
Barra Shopping Sul
AS | Trip by SkyscannerEstádio Beira-Rio
Estádio Beira-Rio
hebecoimbra | FlickrEstádio Olímpico Monumental -- CLOSED
Estádio Olímpico Monumental -- CLOSED
Eduardo Sasso | Trip by SkyscannerSantander Cultural
Santander Cultural

Reviews of Porto Alegre

Eduardo Sasso
Eduardo SassoSanta Cruz
16/03/2011

That's my home town. Big city. Traffic. Lots of malls and some nice places to eat. Not very much of a touristic spot thought.

Joseph Coureur
Joseph CoureurNew York City
31/03/2013

Despite all of its problems, this is still a beautiful city. It helps to know some of the locals, as I did when I was traveling there.

Pedro Nascimento
Pedro Nascimento
16/05/2012

Great place to live, great place to travel to. Be sure to try the Redenção square and Lagom Brew Pub.

Felipe Lima
Felipe LimaSan Francisco
23/04/2012

My hometown. Despite its many problems like chaotic traffic, lack of good public transportation and unsafe areas, is a beautiful city, I like it :)

Nearby destinations

Florianopolis