Paraty City tour + Forte Defensor perpétuo | 3 hours | Private service
Experience a walk in the charm of colonial Paraty with a City Tour with a bilingual guide that allows you to discover all the hidden secrets in the Historic Centre and its surroundings. Paraty City
The Historic Centre of Paraty is considered an architectural heritage. The area, in colonial times, was given by the Portugueses crown developed the village. The Portuguese military engineers projected the construction of the paved streets, squares, churches and residential areas which were organised in a fantastic harmony and that have survived almost without changes until today. The churches are the main attractions in the destination and each was destines to a specific social class in past days. Paraty City
Full of historic constructions, the Historic Centre is a places where cars are not allowed. On the other side of the avenue lays a true open air museum. Take this incredible city tour!
Beautiful colonial city, Paraty is considered as National Historic Landmark, preserves until today its countless natural and architectural charms. Stroll through the historic center of Paraty is entering another era, where walking is slow due to the stones “feet-of-brat” of its streets.
The construction of their houses and churches reflect a period style and the mysterious Masonic symbols that adorn its walls lead us to imagine what life was like in Brazil of yesteryear.
A ban on car traffic in the Center contributes to this trip the “Time Tunnel”. The city was founded in 1667 around the Church of Our Lady of Remedies, their patron saint. Had great economic importance due to the mills cane sugar.
In the eighteenth century, stood out as an important port through which flowed from Minas Gerais, gold and precious stones that embarked for Portugal. However, with the construction of a new way of Royal Road, ending directly in Rio de Janeiro, the city has led to a great isolated economy. After opening the Paraty-Cunha road, and especially after the construction of the Rio-Santos Highway in the 70s, Paraty becomes hub of national and international tourism, due to its good condition and thanks to its natural beauties .
In the area, there are the National Park of Bocaina Mountains, the area of Cairuçu Environmental Protection, where is the village of Trindade, the Reserve Joatinga, and also borders on the State Park of Serra do Mar. In other words , Atlantic Forest is everywhere.
The Trip Cost Includes
- PRIVATE SERVICE
- TRANSFERS IN & OUT
- BILINGUAL GUIDE
- ENTRANCE TICKETS
The Trip Cost DOES NOT Include
- International and domestic flights
- Meals not listed
- Tips for travel guides and drivers
- Travel insurance