Monte Verde is a district of Camanducaia, Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Has access to the Fernão Dias highway distando in São Paulo about 168 kilometers, 30 of them on steep road. In 2009 the state government of Minas Gerais has undertaken to improve the infrastructure of the region.
Is 1554 meters above sea level, with great B & B's main characteristic is the nature and the cold in winter season. Its climate is tropical of altitude, with characteristics of subtropical climate due to its mountainous terrain (altitude tropical Cwb), according to the Koppen climate classification, even at low latitude: 22 º 51'47 " south, its temperature reaches negative values in winter (July). Their summers are mild and winters are rainy and cold and her little dry.
Monte Verde in 2008 won the title of best winter destinations in Brazil and, in 2009, the title of most romantic city in the vote organized by site Viajeaqui and Quatro Rodas magazine, Editora Abril.
Its landscape is highlighted by Atlantic forest trees, such as oak and ipe , but also has vegetables merged these other subtropical areas, such as the Parana pine or araucaria, and Cedros among other Trees not described here.
Monte Verde is known for its cool climate and temperatures below the regional average. This occurs because it is located in one of the highest points of the Serra da Mantiqueira. At times like May, June and July, the temperature at Monte Verde may be up to 4 degrees Celsius cooler than in nearby regions only a few miles.
The record of the absolute minimum and -14 ° C
For more information visit the Monte Verde Portal