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Rio Sao Francisco

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Address: Petrolina, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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The touristic attraction of this river is mainly the possibility to do watersports like jet skype, canoeing, etc... but you can also do some cruzes on the river, and even go up to... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Hans J
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Mechelen, Belgium
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Mechelen, Belgium
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The touristic attraction of this river is mainly the possibility to do watersports like jet skype, canoeing, etc... but you can also do some cruzes on the river, and even go up to the lake. For the ones who want it more relaxed there are a lot of good places to eat along the riverside.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

At Pernambuco State in northeast of Brazil you can enjoy for visiting Petrolina at Sertão Pernambucano in Pernambuco. There you'll see São Francisco River that separates two famous cities. Petrolina at Pernambuco State and Juazeiro at Bahia one. At both sides you can dive in Old Chico water or cross from one side to another by boat paying just R$... More 

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The walkway along the river is very popular for locals who enjoy exercise. Many nice insights into the lives of locals in petrolina.

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Petrolina, PE
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

It´s a beautiful river, with outstanding scenario, but very poor infrastructure on the surroundings. Good place for various aquatic sports: Kayak, Stand Up Paddle, Kite Surf...

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