Paraná is a state in southern Brazil. With its strong northern European heritage, its culture is probably unlike most foreigners' image of Brazil.
| Northwest |
| North |
The north "coast" borders the State of São Paulo. Water sports, fishing and leisure.
| West |
The west "coast" has the Iguaçu Falls and National Park, and the giant Itaipu power plant.
| Iguaçu Valleys |
Bordering the State of Santa Catarina, water sports on Lake Itaipu.
| Central and South Central |
This central region attracts rural tourism.
| Campos Gerais do Paraná |
Land of fields close to Curitiba. Curious rocky formations and canyons near Vila Velha.
| Grande Curitiba |
The metropolitan region contains the state's capital and its neighboring areas.
| Coast |
The state's coast has several bays and mangroves, the mountains of the Serra do Mar and its mata atlântica forests, as well as beaches and eco-tourism at Ilha do Mel
- Curitiba - the capital, known worldwide for its innovative urban planning
- Campo Largo
- Capitão Leonidas Marques
- Foz do Iguaçu
- Ponta Grossa
- Vila Velha
- Iguaçu Falls - the world-famous waterfall.
- Iguaçu National Park
- Ilha do Mel
- Superagüi National Park near Guaraqueçaba
- The Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves — a UNESCO World Heritage site