Gramado is in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in Southern Brazil. Although practically unknown abroad, Gramado is an extremely popular tourist destination for Brazilians due to its cool weather, European architecture, family-friendly activities and ecotourism options at the neighbor municipality of Canela.
Gramado is a municipality and small touristic town, southeast of Caxias do Sul and east of Nova Petrópolis in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, in the Serra Gaúcha region. Most of the population of Gramado are of German or Italian descent. Gramado is one of the towns along the scenic route known as Rota Romântica. The town is also part of the scenic Região das Hortênsias route.