Sete Lagoascentral Minas Gerais.
By planeThe nearest major airport is in Belo Horizonte.
Boa Vista Nautical Parkphone: +55 31 3774-4422address: Av. Prof Maurílio Jesus Peixoto 535This large park has sporting facilities, a small zoo with 20 animals, three playgrounds, two skate parks, pedalboats, and a stage for occasional events.
Casarão / Nhô Quim Drumond Cultural CenterAn 18th-century manor has been turned into a cultural center dedicated to preserving local music, dance, religion, and folklore. There are several permanent exhibitions and a large amphitheater for dance performances.
Municipal History MuseumInstalled in a historic early 19th century house, this museum concerns itself with local history. You might give it a pass if you don't speak Portuguese.
President Kubitschek Tourist Support CenterThis strange bird-like structure on Lake Paulino contains displays of local crafts and artwork. It also has an event space for occasional cultural exhibitions.
Railroad MuseumExhibits tools and objects on the inside, and on the outside are parked two antique locomotive engines and an antique passenger car.
Rei do Mato CaveThis 235-meter-long cave has three rooms with caveman paintings dating to 6000 years ago. It also contains many types of formations unique in Brazil.
Serra de Santa HelenaThis mountain range, reaching 1076 meters in altitude, has a number of attractions, including:
Church of Saint HelenResting atop the highest point of the range, this church was built in 1852. There is a yearly festival and procession on the first Sunday of May.
Cascata ParkThis park has 295 hectares of native forest with hiking trails, one of which leads to a waterfall with observatory. The grounds also have numerous sporting facilities and an artificial lake with a beach. Parking available.
LakesSete Lagoas takes its name from the seven lakes in and around town.
Lake Boa Vista
Lake José Félix
Lake PaulinoThis one is particularly good for people-watching, as the lake is ringed by bars and other establishments.
- Paragliding or hang-gliding - The Serra de Santa Helena has a designated ramp and optimal conditions for cross-country. Conditions are best from September to November.
Cabana do Peixephone: +55 31 3771-8163address: Rua João Libório Júnior, 450
Fogão de Minasphone: +55 31 3773-0000address: Rua Doutor Pedro Luiz, 324
Mistura Finaphone: +55 31 3771-9227address: Av. Cel. Altino França, 184
Restaurante e Pizzaria Milanophone: +55 31 3771-7347address: Avenida Getúlio Vargas, 301
phone: +55 31 3773-3301address: Praça Martiniano de Carvalho, 6 - Canaan
phone: +55 31 3776-4422address: Rua Paulo Frontin, 799
phone: +55 31 3771-6914address: Praça Dom Carlos Carmelo Mota, 273
phone: +55 31 3775-1010address: Rua Nestor Foscolo, 284 - Sta Luzia