Welcome to Barbacena! Before you start exploring, it's always handy to know some basic facts about where you're going. So once you grab the keys to your rental car, unfold your map, grab a marker and listen up.
Barbacena lies 95 miles to the south of Belo Horizonte, a city of significant size.
It's always interesting to know how many people reside in the place that you plan to visit. In this part of Tiradentes, the population is roughly 120,000.
Nothing beats an exciting, new adventure, and you'll find it at Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral. The Barbacena Municipal Museum is another great detour.
Okay. So you want an excuse to test out your new wheels? How about heading out on a day trip to Tiradentes? Roll down the windows and feel the breeze in your hair on your journey there. It's only 25 miles away. Among the first stops you make here ought to be Holy Trinity Church, Exposition Park and Our Lady of Mercy Church. Santa Cruz de Minas is another tried-and-tested option. It's 30 miles away and home to an array of awesome things to see and do. You'd be nuts to skip Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Saint Francis of Assisi Church and the Railway Museum.