Discover Petropolis - The Imperial City on a Private Tour
Your day begins when we pick you up at the hotel/airport/seaport of your preference. Board the private car with the driver and guide; they´ll take you on a 1-1: 30-hour scenic drive up the "Serra dos Órgãos" mountains to get to Petropolis.
The first stop there is at Quintandinha Palace, former casino/hotel with stunning architecture. See the inside and be amazed at the beautiful decoration. Once finished, head to the Imperial Museum, that used to be summerhouse to the former Emperor and his court, during the 19th century.
From there on, the tour is made by foot: a nice walk through the streets to the Metropolitan Cathedral, followed by the Crystal Palace and the Bohemia Brewery where we stop for lunch and, if you want, some good beer tasting.
A quick stop at the chocolate shop where you can try local chocolate/sweets and then a visit to the house where Santos Dummont, the inventor of the airplane, lived.
Afterwards, board the car againd and return to Rio, to be dropped off at your hotel/airport/seaport of preference.
- Learn how Santos Dummont changed the aviation forever with a visit to his house
- See fresh chocolate made in Chocolate Shop in Petropolis
- Check out the Metropolitan Cathedral with it's beautiful stained glasses and beautiful decoration
- Visit the Imperial Museum and see where the Royal Family used to spend the summer
- Be amazed with the german style Quitandinha Palace and it's beautiful decoration
- Scheduling: Private Tour
- Languages offered on the Activity / Tour: English, Portuguese
- Duration: 7 to 9 hours
- Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
- This group price is for 1 - 4 people
- Pick-up serviceFor hotel pick-up, please provide the hotel´s name and address; for airport pick-up, please provide arrival flight details; for seaport pick-up, please provide cruise ship details
- Easy CancellationThere is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
- Instant Confirmation
- Cut-off TimeAvailable to be booked until 2 days before the tour starts. We reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
- Private Car and Driver
- Tour Guide
- Pick-up and Drop-off
- Bottled water and Snacks
- Tickets for the attractions
- Part of the tour is made by foot; comfortable clothes and shoes recommended