Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Contagem

Learn about the unique charm of Contagem with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers appreciate the shopping in this welcoming city. Church of Saint Francis of Assisi and Mineirao Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Contagem

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Contagem a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fundacao Zoo Botanica (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Aquarium of the City (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Aquarium Rio Sao Francisco (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Contagem

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Contagem is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Japanese Garden (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Pampulha Ecological Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Cassia Eller park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Guanabara Park (7.1 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lagoa Pampulha (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Nado Lake Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Contagem

The nearest airport is in Belo Horizonte (PLU), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Belo Horizonte (CNF-Tancredo Neves Intl.), which is 19.3 mi (31 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Eldorado Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Contagem?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 111 holiday rentals around Contagem. From 40 Houses to 57 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Contagem is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Contagem?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Contagem:

  • Savassi: 20 holiday homes
  • Centro: 21 holiday homes
  • Lourdes: 18 holiday homes
  • Santo Antônio: 18 holiday homes
  • Funcionários: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Contagem?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Contagem. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Itau Power Shopping: 108 holiday rentals
  • Dr. Paulo Pinheiro Chagas Square: 107 holiday rentals
  • Somarcas Outlet Mall: 111 holiday rentals
  • Eldorado Station: 109 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora da Gloria Square: 108 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Contagem?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 40 Houses in Contagem. Our other popular types of Contagem holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 57 holiday houses
  • Hotels: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Contagem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 44 holiday homes with pool available in Contagem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.