Small town of only 12.8 thousand inhabitants. Located 63 Km northwest of Recife, in the heart of Pernambuco's sugar-cane growing region. The name of the city comes from the native Tupi-Guarani language, and stands for "Ants Pot".
Fly to Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC) in Recife.
From Recife, you can rent a car or take a bus from the TIP Bus Terminal.
Interstate highway BR-408 (via Carpina) leads you to Tracunhaém.
Expresso 1002 serves the Recife-Tracunhaém route, with stops in-between. Tel.: (81) 3452-2796.
Tracunhaém is one of Brazil's main ceramic and clay art production centers. Half of the population is either directly or indirectly employed in the production of ceramic artifacts. Visit artisans and local fairs.
Ceramics, ceramics, ceramics! This is the place to be if you enjoy ceramics. You can also find good quality tapestry and handicrafts.