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Duration of the tour

MINIMAL OF 8 HOURS. DEPARTURES ON TUE, THU AND SAT.

Value

R$ 120,00

Itinerary:

The proposed script for the Petrópolis trip is:
  • Visitation to the Imperial Museum: The Imperial Palace, now called Imperial Museum, was the residence of the Dom Pedro II Emperor and place of the best moments of his live, as himself stated on his letters. The construction of the building started in 1845 and finished in 1862.
  • Visitation to the São Pedro de Alcântara Cathedral: This cathedral was inspired in the old cathedrals of France. It’s dedicated to São Pedro de Alcântara, patron of the city. Inside the building is located the mausoleum that has the mortal remains of the Emperor and his wife, Empress D. Teresa Cristina Maria de Bourbon, and many others of much importance to the country’s history.
  • Visitation to Santos Dummont’s house: This house, how turned into a museum, holds lots of things that belonged to Santos Dummont, the man said to be the father of aviation. (Tickets not included)
  • Visitation to the Crystal Palace: The prefabricated structure made with cast iron was ordered to a French foundry by Earl D’Eu, being assembled in Petrópolis by the engineer Eduardo Bonjean. Inaugurated in 1884 with the purpose of sheltering the already popular exhibition of horticultural products and birds of the region. Also in this palace, the last slaves were freed in 1888 with a huge celebration with the presence of Princess Izabel.
  • Visitation to the Tereza street and its stores: popular street with many apparel that can fit any taste and all budgets. Public seats are spread along the street in case if you need to rest!
  • Visitation to the Chocolat Factory: a small stop for a coffee on a famous local chocolate factory, with many options of different flavors available.

Advantages:

The main advantages of doing a Petrópolis Trip with Passeio Rio are:
  • Departures at Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • Total comfort and safety
  • Professionalism proven by more than thousands of feedback on social media
  • TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Dynamism, optimization of time and cost
  • This package includes: roundtrip transportation in air-conditioned van and bilingual tour guide attendance.
The bookings for the Petrópolis Trip can be done preferably through our e-mail, reservas.passeiorio@gmail.com, or through the website, filling the form at the “BOOK NOW”. We also have a Whatsapp chat number available at the “CONTACT” page.

Pickup Locations:

Our pickups are always infront of hotels’s lobbies, where we are allowed to park our vehicles. The main hotels are in: Nos bairros:
  • Leblon
  • Ipanema
  • Copacabana
  • Botafogo
  • Flamengo
  • Downtown
* If you are hosted in another neighborhood, please contact us for more info.
  • Kids under 5 y.o.: Free (carrying)
  • Kids from 5 to 10 y.o.: Half price
  • Kids above 11 y.o.: Full price
The Petrópolis trip is guided by a certified and experienced Tour guide.
  • The Passeio Rio is a legallized Tourism Agency, specialized in Receptive Tourism in the state of Rio. We have our own fleet on vehicles, with a professional and specialized team.
 
  •  Don’t put your trip under risk, hire a legal agency. Demand its register in Ministério do Turismo. CNPJ: 07.426.439/0001-20 – Cadastur: 19.050628.10.0001-5