Founded between 1535 and 1560 by Duarte Coelho Pereira, Penedo is a lovely colonial town in the state of Alagoas on the São Francisco River.
The town is littered with baroque churches and colonial buildings and is virtually untouched by tourists. The town has a lively market which is particularly good on Saturdays.
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Suggested itinerary featuring Penedo
This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Penedo, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Penedo
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Places near Penedo
- Praia do Forte 299 kilometers away
- Recife & Olinda 310 kilometers away
- Salvador 365 kilometers away
- Morro de Såo Paulo 428 kilometers away
- Pipa 482 kilometers away
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Accommodation choices for Penedo
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Penedo. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.
Hotel São FranciscoPenedo