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Foz do Iguaçu


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Foz do Iguaçu is a year-round destination. In the summer months it may get very hot while in the winter temperatures can drop below 10oC. In the spring, rainfall tends to be heaviest.

foz02Visited by thousands everyday, the majestic Foz do Iguaçu falls are the widest in the world and located in Argentine and Brazilian territories. Forming on Iguaçu River, the falls are an average height of 60 meters and 2700 meters wide while the actual number of falls varies from 275 to 150, depending on how full the river is.

foz10One of the most popular destinations in the country, it is never free of tourists, so don’t expect to be the only ones there. Most of the falls are on the Argentine side but the best views are on the Brazilian side, so a visit is not complete without doing both. A destination mainly for travellers who enjoy nature and the outdoors, activities are geared around the falls but there are also walks and lush nature to experience.

foz01Location directly influences your experience of Foz do Iguaçu and the only place to stay is in the National Park. You can choose from hotels with a view of the falls or a lodge further away and deeper into the natural reserve. The best choice will depend on what you expect to get out of your visit.