The Petropolis City Tour is the perfect side trip for those who wish to know a bit more about brazilian history and the imperial times. Located between the forested hills of the Serra dos Órgãos, Petrópolis, the imperial city, is a very well known winter holiday spot. The city has an appealing weather and esquisite landscape, basides many cultural and natural attractions.
In our Petropolis City Tour , we visit the Summer Palace of the second Brazilian emperor, which is now the Imperial Museum, specializing in Imperial history and memorabilia. We also pay a visit to Santos Dummont`s house. For many people around the world, this important brazilian figure is considered to be the inventor of the airplane. There is also a stop is at the Gothic Cathedral, where Princess Isabel, D. Pedro II and the queen were buried. We also visit the Crystal Palace, built in France and assembled in Brazil, destined to receive exhibitions and fancy imperial balls, promoted by Princess Isabel. Our last stop is at the Bohemia Brewing Company, the first beer factory ever stablished in Brazil. Do not miss this tour !
Rio de Janeiro city. Under request.
Pick ups at 7:00 am .
Wear good walking shoes, wear comfortable clothes, wear a cap and sun block on sunny days. We do not provide meals in this tour but there are places to eat there. Time to stop and eat is included in the tour duration.
Please click on the PROCEED BOOKING button at the top right of this page. You will be directed to our booking engine, where you will fill out the form with tour date, names, address in Rio, phone number, number of passengers and etc. Once you check out, you will be directed to Paypal to perform the payment of the deposit (R$99.00 per person). After the payment, a voucher will be sent to your e-mail address. Make sure you check your spam box as well. Remainder is paid in cash to the guide, at the start of the tour.
Our Petropolis City Tour starts with hotel pick ups in Rio city, at 07:00 am, towards Petropolis city. We arrive there at 08:30 am to visit the Imperial Museum, Santos Dummont`s house, the Gothic Cathedral, the Crystal Palace and the Bohemia Brewing Company. The whole tour takes approximately 8 hours round trip and we are back in Rio city around 03:00pm.