Aparados da Serra is the Rio Grande border with Santa Catarina. Across the top of the canyon is the Gaucho State and all entrails below 100 meters of top soil is already catarinense.
The two cities base to explore the region are Cambara do Sul, on the top and Praia Grande, at the bottom.
The Ecological Refuge Sharp Stone (REPA) to stay within the Malacara canyon is located in the municipality of Praia Grande, SC.
The best access paths are:
1) For those coming from Florianopolis is approximately 300 km away via BR-101 southbound.After Gloomy care because they are 21 kms to the viaduct which marks the entry in our SC-450 road.You should not go over, but on his right side that provides access to our road.Be aware and use the car marker not to have error because the works on the road, there are still signs.Since taking the SC-450, are 20 kms of asphalt to our city.
2) Coming from Porto Alegre are 220 kms by BR-101 north direction.After the RS-SC border, are approximately another 7 kms to the overpass on access to São João do Sul and Praia Grande (SC-450).You must catch the shoulder to see a large air board signaling the output for these two cities.Then pass under this overpass, and take the road ahead.It is the SC-450, which will take you to our city.
3) Coming from the Serra Gaucha: Coming from Serra Gaucha the best way is via Route of the Sun, ie mullets down toward the Land of Sand and BR-101.Then take the BR-101, have doubled in north as in the description above 2.Another option is the Serra do Faxinal.In this way are 40 ks of land, 16 km of steep and extremely pedregulhosa saw, but very pretty, and only worth it for those who will already enjoy and visit the P.N.Aparados da Serra, Itaimbézinho canyon on the way.If the day is rainy, with fog and dusk, avoid this road for not signaling.In this case, after descending all saw and already in the coastal plain, you will get a small portion already paved, and at the first fork which has several plates of inns and restaurants, you should take a left (dirt road to Villa Rosa) and follow forward to end the road.There are signs indicating our.
In Option 1 and 2, you will arrive at Long Beach and to the front in the Ipiranga gas station corner and a pharmacy.Take this street, both moving forward and proceed around 1.3 km, until you reach a junction with various signposts of canyons and hostels.You will see a our sign indicating a right.Take a right and then turns dirt road.Go straight ahead.After a small cemetery, fold the next right and follow this road to end, when they go through our porch.You can not miss.There are signs throughout our way.
Important: Avoid asking for information to passers-by and gas stations.Unfortunately we have had guests who have turned out much larger turns, unnecessary, for wrong information on the way.Any questions on the road, call us !!!
We are the guardians of the Malacara and we will be delighted to show them the beauty of our canyon! Welcome!