2 days in Teresopolis & Petropolis Itinerary

2 days in Teresopolis & Petropolis Itinerary

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2 days in Teresopolis & Petropolis Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
bus:  1​h 30​min
1
Teresopolis
— 1 day
bus:  45​min
2
Petropolis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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day
Teresopolis

Teresopolis
Set in a mountainous region within the state of Rio de Janeiro, Teresopolis gives visitors dramatic landscapes and mountain hikes.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural Municipal Montanhas de Teresopolis.

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Rio de Janeiro to Teresopolis is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Teresopolis are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Petropolis.

Things to do in Teresopolis

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

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night
Petropolis

Petropolis
Once the summer getaway of Brazilian emperors, the "imperial city" of Petropolis serves as a tribute to the lavish lifestyles of Brazil's 19th-century elite.
On the 12th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Serra dos Orgaos National Park.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Petropolis planning site .

Take a bus from Teresopolis to Petropolis in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Petropolis

Parks Nature Shopping
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