Beto Carrero World, Penha, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Beto Carrero World is a theme park in Penha, Santa Catarina, Brazil. It was opened in 1991 by João Batista Sérgio Murad, better known as Beto Carrero; an artist playing a cowboy role. It began with a giant wheel and improvised shows under circus tents. Today it is considered the largest theme park in Latin America; an entertainment complex with rides, daily shows and a zoo. The park has seven different zones depending on the thematization. There is a motocross track, a go-kart track, a bowling alley, shops and restaurants. Among the attractions we find the Castle of Nations located at the entrance; being the largest building in the complex; the Carrousel, a 4d cinema, the place of events, several wheels from where you can have a beautiful view of the park and the region, a German city paying tribute to the German immigration of the province, an island of pirates, the tower of horror, a Russian mountain that reaches 50 meters in height and reaches 90 km / hour, etc. There is also a section that was realized with the collaboration of the company Dream Works with the style of the film Madagascar.

Tips

It is adequate to spend a minimum of 2 or 3 days in a local hotel if you want to visit several attractions. The park is too big to be able to cover it in one day.

If you only have one day, it would be better to get information before managing your time with the attractions you want to do, especially if you are going with children.

Consider that the climate of the area is usually hot so drink plenty of water, bring your sunglasses and sunscreen.

 

Aigues-Mortes, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Aigues-Mortes is a French commune in the Gard department in Languedoc-Roussillon, 35 km from Nimes and 30 km from Montpellier. It is connected to the sea through the channel of Grau-du-Roi. The city itself is at a crossroads channels. It is also a medieval town of the thirteenth century, where there are many monuments and vestiges of the Middle Ages. The town is an ancient fortified city that was originally a small fishing village and salt gatherers. There are 1640m² of walls that keep well, with six towers, the best known is the Constance Tower and ten doors. It was Louis IX who built the canal to have an opening on the East for his crusades (XIII century). Its economy is based on salt with a production of 500,000 tons per year. Currently, she is also a tourist resort too. To see: the ramparts; Carbonnière Tower that protected the city from any invasion by land; the Church of Our Lady of Sablons, the Chapel of Grey Penitents and the Chapel of White penitents, among others.

Tips

For the best pictures, go on the ramparts; you will also have a beautiful view of the entire region of the Camargue.
Also consult the schedule at the tourist office as there are several events and performances on the ramparts all year long.
If you visit the city in the second week of October, you can attend the celebration of the end of the harvest and the end of the harvest salt.