Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Contagem

Learn about the unique charm of Contagem with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers appreciate the shopping in this welcoming city. Church of Saint Francis of Assisi and Mineirao Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Contagem 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:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Contagem

The nearest airport is in Belo Horizonte (PLU), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Contagem, BR?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 115 vacation rentals near Contagem. From 41 house rentals to 59 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Contagem for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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 Contagem:

  • Savassi: 22 vacation rentals
  • Centro: 21 vacation rentals
  • Funcionários: 19 vacation rentals
  • Santo Antônio: 20 vacation rentals
  • Lourdes: 18 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Contagem?

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

  • Somarcas Outlet Mall: 118 vacation rentals
  • Nossa Senhora da Gloria Square: 118 vacation rentals
  • Dr. Paulo Pinheiro Chagas Square: 117 vacation rentals
  • Tim UFMG Knowledge Space: 123 vacation rentals
  • Biblioteca Publica Estadual Luiz de Bessa: 122 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Contagem listed on Vrbo 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 Houses in Contagem?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 41 Houses in Contagem. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Contagem include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 59 rentals available
  • Hotels: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Contagem?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 45 vacation rentals with pool available in Contagem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.