Classic Brazilian folk show.
The most important cultural features of Brazilian history are
represented by a colorfully dressed cast. Such popular themes as
Samba, Capoeira and Candomble are part of this 2 hour spectacle. The
show can be booked with or without dinner at the venue ...
This is a visit to one of the different samba schools' gathering
grounds where their rehearsals for the upcoming carnival take
place. Mostly the schools can be visited from september till
february when the carnival starts. It's a good place to discover
how passionate Brazilians are about their particular carnival
Cidade do Samba show
Without any doubt the best show in town apart from the real
carnival. The show takes place in the newly specially build
Cidade do Samba complex. The show is a masterpiece of 'mise en
scene', costumes, and musical production. Food and drinks are
inlcuded and the shows start around september and go till the
end of the carnival...
FD City Tour of Rio including the Corcovado &
This tour is an excellent
way to see the best of Rio if time is limited. In only one day
you'll get the chance to visit both Sugar Loaf and Corcovado. In the
morning, after pick ups, you will do a Panoramic tour of downtown
Rio passing by the Sambodrome and a stop at the Metropolitan
Cathedral which was built in a pyramidal form with an internal
diameter of 96 meters and a height of 80 meters.
Familiarize yourself with
the traditional Cinelândia Square with its historical buildings, the
Municipal Theater, the National Library and the National Museum of
Fine Arts. Through the Aterro do Flamengo, you will be taken to the
neighborhood of Urca where one of the largest symbols of the city is
located: Sugar Loaf.
You’ll travel all the way
to the top in two steps by cable car. The first cable car takes us
to Urca Hill, a vantage point 215 meters high for which already
grants beautiful views of Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niterói
Bridge and Corcovado Mountain.
At this point, a second
cable car takes us up to the top. At 395 meters we’ll enjoy splendid
views of Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress and several
beaches of Niterói.
After the morning tour,
relax and enjoy lunch at a seafood restaurant. In the afternoon, go
by the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (except on Sundays) on your way to
reach the Cosme Velho Train cog station at the bottom of Corcovado
Mountain to take the ride up to the top, through the dense Tijuca
rain forest to the 38m tall (125ft) Christ Redeemer Statue. The
guide has between 40 and 60 minutes to show the wonderful sights of
Rio. From the top, enjoy the spectacular views of Rio and the
After riding the train
back down, passengers are returned to their hotels.
HD Historical walking
This is a different and
unique walking tour designed to give you a feel for the legends and
stories woven through the narrow streets and old historical
buildings of downtown Rio.
The walk includes a visit to many interesting points, such as the
São Bento Monastery, Candelaria (the candle-makers), Praça XV, the "Travessa
do Mercado", Imperial Court, the cultural centre located in the
beautifully-restored Banco do Brasil, the Casa França-Brasil,
Ouvidor (the listeners) Street and Gonçalves Dias Street with the
traditional Colombo Coffee Shop.
The walk continues on down Uruguaiana Street, Carioca Square up to
the Metropolitan Cathedral where passengers will meet the
transportation that will take them back to their hotels.
city of Petropolis is located 60 km away from Rio and has been
called the Imperial City since the times of the Emperor Pedro II.
Settled by the Germans, Petropolis keeps the memory of Brazilian
history alive with its buildings and charming streets.
This tour starts with the
visit to the Imperial Museum, which has been the summer residence of
the Emperor D. Pedro II, and keeps furniture and objects such as the
crown of gold, pearls and diamonds used by D. Pedro I and D. Pedro
The tour will continue on
to the Gothic Cathedral where Princess Isabel was buried along with
the tombstones of D. Pedro II and his wife. From there you will see
the Crystal Palace, built in France and mounted in Brazil, destined
to shelter exhibitions and great parties promoted by Princess