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Bertoni Museum in Iguassu Falls

DESCRIPTION OF THE TOUR:

The rich culture of Foz do Iguazu and region is also an important aspect of the local tourism. The proof of this is the Bertoni Museum.

The tour begins with visitors boarding the Iguassu Explorer Yacht with capacity for 40 passengers. The yacht has a cabin, covered deck, American bar and solarium. The boat goes through a stretch of 40 minutes on the Parana River to reach the Bertoni Museum.

Arriving at the museum, visitors will come across two large wooden houses that were built in the last century, and temples considered the life and work of the Swiss scientist Moises Bertoni. There are countless books, scientific objects and works of Moises Bertoni. You can also centennial exotic plants from the region and other countries

In addition, it is possible to visit the Bertoni Family cemetery as well as get to know the indigenous handicrafts sold by a tribe inhabiting the vicinity of the site.

Who was Moises Bertoni? He was a famous Swiss researcher who lived from 1857 to 1929. Disgusted with the political and social climate of Europe in the late nineteenth century, Bertoni moved to Argentina. Later, the botanist moved to Paraguay, where he lived most of his life and undertook major research projects, publishing works that are immortalized.

Bertoni stood out in botany, ethnography and the study of the Guarani language. Also, he had significant achievements in the fields of zoology, entomology, meteorology, agriculture and biology.

OBSERVATIONS:
- There is also the option to combine the tour with a lunch at the Maringá Club after or before the arrival of the Explorer in Foz do Iguazu. Check with our staff at Loumar Tourism Tour Operator.
- Average duration: 3h30.
- Departures from Tuesdays to Sundays at 9am. Minimum of two people. We pick you up from your hotel!
- Children under 6 years old / 7 to 12 years pay half.
- What to bring: ID Card, light clothes and towels, bottled water, insect repellent and sunscreen. Do not forget to use comfortable shoes, the trail is full of uneven surfaces.

PICTURES OF THE TOUR:

Bertoni Museum in Iguassu Falls

Bertoni Museum in Iguassu Falls

Bertoni Museum in Iguassu Falls