Route & dates
Petropolis— 4 nights
The Imperial City
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.Change things up with these side-trips from Petropolis: Nova Friburgo (Jardim do Nego, Nova Friburgo Country Club, &more), Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos (in Teresopolis) and Dedo de Deus (in Guapimirim). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara, examine the collection at Imperial Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Cervejaria Bohemia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Palacio Itaborai.
For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Petropolis day trip planning site.
Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Petropolis
Nova Friburgo, Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos, Dedo de Deus
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