Old Bar is one of the most popular during summer because of its beautiful beaches and the excellent infrastructure crowds, but many events organized throughout the year attract tourists at any time.
Waking up early to see the sunrise in Central Beach - where the boats are a cute and colorful look to return to the sea, laden with fresh fish and shrimp, is always a good program.
Beach - Praia Central is the main city and one of the hottest, but it has better infrastructure and is the hottest beach Itajuba, strong waves suitable for surfing. Other popular beaches are: Beach Peninsula, parallel to the lagoon and the scene of bustling fishing competitions; Beach Tray, favorite of surfers, the beaches of the Black Stones and White Rocks, located on a cliff with natural division of colors, a phenomenon rare in the Brazilian coast, and the Beach Grant, former haunt of pirates and buccaneers.
Nature - The Lagoa Barra Velha, parallel to the sea, 6km in length, forms a peninsula 200m wide and is a paradise for fishermen by the abundance of fish. It is a beautiful spot outdoors, with calm waters and good for water sports. Barra da Lagoa, where the waters of the Itapocu river to the sea, is a place of lush nature, also ideal for fishing.
Heritage - It is said that long ago, on the night of St. John, a boat sank off the coast of Barra Velha and the castaways were saved thanks to the fire mounted on a sandy beach, which served them as a guide. In gratitude, built the Stone Church for the village.
Culture - For those going to the city, worth visiting the Morro do Cristo, the Mermaid coast, Cruise Shipwreck - where there was a wreck of combatants of the Paraguayan War, in 1865 - the Fisherman's Monument, and the Statue of Yemanja India Mani, a tribute to carijós Indians, sculpted by artist Joseph Christopher Batista.
Events - Thousands of tourists visit the city because of festivals such as Our Lady of Navigators, with maritime procession, in February, to the Holy Spirit, the biggest event of the city between May and June, and FENAPIR, National Party of Mush , created to praise one of the typical dishes of the region.
Tourist infrastructure - Barra Velha is one of the most popular resorts on the north coast, thanks to its beautiful beaches. Good hotel chain, the largest in the north of the state, with 12 hotels and more than 1. 300 beds, plus restaurants and complete infrastructure.