Ceará became known as “Land of Light” after being the first Brazilian state to abolish slavery, in 1884, four years before the Golden Law. Currently, the term also acquired a second meaning, which refers to the many sunny days that illuminate the region.
With its 573 km of a stunning coastline, the state offers excellent climatic conditions for the practice of sports, and greets visitors with idyllic landscapes. The calm sea, imposing cliffs and tasty cuisine are just some of the reasons to come visit Ceará. Visit and be delighted!
The cearense culture has its origins in European and Amerindian influences. When the Portuguese arrived, the Indians were already producing their crafts. After European colonization, techniques were added to the work done by the natives, giving rise to what we enjoy today. The craft made of wood and clay draws attention of passers by, but the focus is on laces, mazes and embroidery that conquer all eyes.
Big names have emerged from this state. In comedy, we have Chico Anysio and Renato Aragão, and both guarantee a smile on our faces. In literature, José de Alencar and Rachel de Queiroz are two of the many names that stand out and remind us of the novels lived in Ceará lands. Every corner of this state has many stories to tell. Come check it out!
The typical flavors of the northeast mix with beachy spices, ensuring a unique gastronomic experience. Tropical fruits offer the taste of home, while the seafood transports us to an exotic setting.
The lobster is indispensable for anyone who wants to taste the typical cuisine Ceará, after all the state is the largest Brazilian exporter. However, you cannot leave without tasting Ceará’s fish stew, served throughout the state and made with the most characteristic ingredients of the region. If you visit us on a Thursday, try our crab: you will remember it for a long time. You will never forget the flavors you taste here.
The people of Ceará are known for their hospitality, our streets by their joy and our state for its ability to surprise. The variety of attractions is such that you will not know where to start, but then will not want to stop.
Visit beaches with breathtaking beauty, look at the sunset on the Metal Bridge and experience the bustling night of the capital city, Fortaleza. For the more daring, it is well worth venturing on extreme sports played in the Ceará coast or bringing the family for a day of fun at Beach Park. Want to relax? Explore the caves of Ubajara National Park or take a buggy ride along Jericoacoara beach. All of this is waiting for you, so do not hesitate and come visit us!