Copacabana - Flamengo’s park

Copacabana - Flamengo’s park

Description

This tour combines Rio’s amazing views and the history of the city’s foundation. It starts the most famous beach in the world, Copacabana, and will take you to Flamengo’s Park, the biggest leisure complex in the city, that was built after successive landfills at the Guanabara Bay.

The park extends from Santos Dumont’s Airport, in Downtown, until the beginning of Botafogo’s Beach, in the South Zone, and has a total area of 1 200 000 square meters. We will ride the bike path inside the park and we’ll have attractions such as the Monument to Estácio de Sá and Flamengo’s Beach. The Park was landscaped by Roberto Burle Marx, famous brazilian landscape architect and has as its main characteristic the diversity of its flora, which also attract many birds.

Leaving the park, we keep riding a bike path to Praia  Vermelha (Red Beach). Located in the neighborhood of Urca, this is  a small beach, highly appreciated by the surrounding landscape, between the hill of Urca and the hill of Babilônia (Babylon). This beach is the starting point to take the worldwide famous Sugar Loaf´s cable car.

Duration of tour

3 hours

Departure time

Starting 09:00h

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

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