Destination guide

Culturally rich Porto Alegre will entice you

Take a vacation to Porto Alegre and enjoy the area's culture, theater scene and museums. This city's parks, ice skating and diving draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Rio Grande do Sul Museum of Art and Sao Pedro Theater. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Porto Alegre

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Porto Alegre a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Beira-Rio Stadium (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Gremio Arena (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Vieirao Stadium (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Porto Alegre

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Porto Alegre is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moinhos de Vento Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Farroupilha Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Hydraulic Windmills Historic Building (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Brazilian Navy Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Shiga Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Porto Alegre

The nearest airport is in Porto Alegre (POA-Salgado Filho Intl.), located 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the city center.

You can get around Porto Alegre by catching a ride on the metro at Mercado Station, Rodoviaria Station or Rodoviaria de Porto Alegre Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Porto Alegre?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 93 vacation rentals near Porto Alegre. From 82 Condos/Apartments to 2 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Porto Alegre for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Porto Alegre?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Porto Alegre:

  • Centro Histórico: 28 vacation rentals
  • Floresta: 16 vacation rentals
  • Jardim Botânico: 20 vacation rentals
  • Jardim do Salso: 16 vacation rentals
  • Bom Fim: 23 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Porto Alegre?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Porto Alegre. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Brazilian Navy Park: 93 vacation rentals
  • Acoriano Sul Rio Grandense Museum: 92 vacation rentals
  • Military Museum of the Southern Military Command: 92 vacation rentals
  • Washington DC Navegantes Shopping: 92 vacation rentals
  • Memorial of the Judiciary: 92 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Porto Alegre listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Porto Alegre?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 82 Condos/Apartments in Porto Alegre. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Porto Alegre include:

  • Houses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 87 rentals available
  • Chalets: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Porto Alegre?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Porto Alegre. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.