Aldeia do Papai Noel

Aldeia do Papai Noel in Gramado

The Santa Claus Christmas Village is the only Santa Claus park in Brazil and the official address of the good old man in South America. It is located at the Knorr Park. The park, created in 1940 by Oscar Knorr, has stunning views along the Quilombo valley, and with all the attractions of the Village, it is one of the main sights of Gramado.

A 700m2 pavilion houses the Toy Factory, with electronic toys, a giant bear, the first machine to make Christmas balls from Brazil, a gazebo for the Quilombo Valley and a cafeteria. The Park also has the beautiful Christmas Pyramid, the Toy Museum, the Chalet of the Bears (moving bears), Carousel, Snow Square (with artificial snow that is the delight of tourists), Fountain in the main lawn, Bandstand, crib toys with electronics, Oratory House in Miniatures, the Santa Claus garage and a train that runs through all paths of the park for the convenience of  the visitors.

The Santa Claus House is the first and best known house in the Bavarian style of the region.  Built in 1940,  it is adorned with  European carvings and frescoes by an Italian painter. This house is considered a heritage of the region,  with all the original paintings restored. All rooms are decorated with Christmas themes: dining room, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen (where children leave their pacifiers to Santa Claus), correspondence and office room of stuffed animals.


Since 2006, they inhabit a special place in the Village, with two thousand square meter amidst centennial German pines. Their species is prime deer and  they weigh about 300 kilos, aged between five and eight years. The antlers fall off every year and growth has been perfect, which is determined by its excellent state of health. Animals have veterinary monitoring weekly and are under constant supervision of IBAMA and other government agencies.

Hours of Operation:

Sundays to Thursdays from 10:30am to 6:30pm

Fridays and Saturdays from 10:30am to 7:30pm

Phone number: (55) 54 3286 7332

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Address: Rua Bela Vista, 353 , Gramado, RS, Brazil

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Green Land (park) -  GREEN LAND, is an opportunity to connect with nature where you will find a lake with mud therapy, contact with animals, and emotion in the tracks suspended in the suspension bridge. In this place, nature shows its beauty safely providing fun for adults and children. Green Land is adjacent to the Santa Claus Village and the value of the ticket is $ 5.00 (roughly 2.50 dollars) per person. Green Land is another one of the many beauti...
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Belvedere Vale do Quilombo (park) - Belvedere, Vale do Quilombo sits at an elevation of 850m with an amazing view of the mountains, and nature. The Quilombo Valley can be seen at the Belvedere, on the road linking Gramado to Canela.For those who like adventure, a nice excursion into the interior of Quilombo Valley is to see the Family Sperry Getaway. On a walk through its native forest, you see the beauty of five waterfalls, among unique wildlife and flora.Belvedere Quilo...
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Address: Avenida das Hortensias, 3662, Gramado, RS, Brazil
Distance: 0.32km from the Aldeia do Papai Noel

Restaurants near to Aldeia do Papai Noel

Galeto Mamma Mia is a Italian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Aldeia do Papai Noel and can be found at Avenida das Hortências, 3400

Specializing in the typical colonial Italian cuisine, the most popular dish of the house is a little chicken to prime corner. The pasta and other dishes of Italian colony are also successful in Galeto Mamma Mia Lawn. It is worth Capeletti taste the soup, spaghetti, cakes, gnocchi, polenta lasagna and traditional brustolada. Galeto Mamma M

La Gruyère is a International restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Aldeia do Papai Noel and can be found at Rua João Petry, 74

The home of fondue choices Lawn brings cheese fondue, chocolate and meat. La Gruyère, located at Rua João Petry, is a traditional point of Gramado, when it comes to fondue. La Gruyère lies in Gramado.

Restaurant DeJeuner et Dinner is a International restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Aldeia do Papai Noel and can be found at Rua Garibaldi, 126

In Garibaldi Street, Restaurant Déjeuner et Dinner get their clients to dinner with French cuisine. Among the house specialties are fondue, very popular in winter. Restaurant Déjeuner et Dinner is in Gramado.

Toca da Bruxa is a Pizzeria restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Aldeia do Papai Noel and can be found at Rua Madre Verônica, 328

The Witch's Lair in Gramado is now the only pizzeria theme of Brazil, known for offering its guests a relaxed and welcoming. The pizzas, baked in wood-fired oven with more than 70 flavors at their disposal, including sweet and salty. And to better serve its customers, and Canela, Toca Witch meets Lawn and Canoas (telentrega). All this wit

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