2-Hour Walking Tour of Historic Paraty, Brazil

Find out more about Paraty, a UNESCO World Heritage site for culture and biodiversity, on this fascinating walking tour of the old town. Your state accredited, expert guide will take you back in time to the Portuguese discovery of Brazil and trace the development of Paraty through the sugar, gold and coffee economic booms. Full of insider tips, stories and anecdotes that only a local guide will know, this tour breathes life into the living museum that is Paraty.

Beautiful colonial architecture, street design ahead of its time, Freemasonry, exiled Portuguese royalty and the dark past of the slave trade – these are just some of the ingredients that make up Paraty’s rich and colourful history from the past to the present day.

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  • What's included :
    • Professional state accredited (cadastur) guide
    • Small-group tour, maximum 8 people
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees to Casa de Cultura, Churches and other attractions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Igreja de Santa Rita
    • Entry/Admission - Capela Nossa Senhora das Dores
    • Entry/Admission - First Church of Our Lady of the Remedies
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Casa da Cultura de Paraty, Rua Dona Geralda 194, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000 Brazil

    The Casa da Cultura is an important historic and modern day centre of Paraty life. Although we dont enter it on this tour it is worth coming back to explore local exhibitions at your leisure

    Pass By: Church of Our Lady of the Rosary and Saint Benedict, Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Another important Paraty Landmark. But is this church for the slaves at the front of the city or the back? Find out more with your local guide

    Stop At: Igreja de Santa Rita, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000 Brazil

    This is the picture postcard Church of Paraty, and is not to be missed! The church also has a sacred art exhibition which clients can visit during daytime hours when it is open.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Capela Nossa Senhora das Dores, R. da Capela - Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000 Brazil

    The high society church is a great spot to admire the bay of Paraty

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: First Church of Our Lady of the Remedies, Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    The main church is just one of the highlights of this tour. We dont go in but admire the church, its architecture and its history from the outside in the main square.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Our accredited local guide will take you on a walking tour of the historic old town centre of Paraty. The guide will tell you about the history of Paraty, passing all the major sights of interest and some hidden away! The guide also explain the unique street design which floods at very high tides and the fascinating colonial architecture.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    R. Domingos Gonçalves de Abreu, 285 - Centro Histórico, Paraty - RJ, 23970-000, Brazil
    Departure Time :
    6:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • A maximum of 08 people per booking
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Paraty Explorer

Activity ID: V-8058P2

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