Petrópolis, a cidade imperial

Petrópolis, a cidade imperial

A trip through the beautiful scenery of the mountains of Orgãos takes us to the city of Petropolis, a cozy and inviting city for a stroll. We begin with the Imperial museum, the former summer residence of Emperor D. Pedro II. The gothic cathedral surprises visitors. Crystal Palace the first preformed structure, Great personalities have chosen Petropolis to live. Santos Dumont, the great father of aviation, left us his Enchanted, the house where he lived with his inventions and creations. To enchant all we will visit the orchid garden.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Imperial Museum, Rua da Imperatriz 220 Centro, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25610-320 Brazil

Palace in neoclassical style, built by Emperor Pedro II. It was transformed into Museum by decree of the president Getúlio Vargas in 1940.

The palace was used as the Emperor's summer palace. Pedro II and his family.

The collection of the museum consists of pieces linked to the Brazilian monarchy, including furniture, documents, works of art and personal objects of members of the imperial family

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Centro Historico de Petropolis, Rua do Imperador, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25620-900 Brazil

We start by picking up at the given point.

We continue towards the mountains of Orgãos with beautiful landscapes until the city of Petropolis. The first stop for photos will be at the old Hotel Casino Quitandinha. We drove to the center for the Imperial Palace museum visit.

in a brief walk, we arrive at the Cathedral of San Pedro de Alcantara.

Stop for lunch a kilo (not included). Buffet of salads and hot dishes. (Drinks are not included).

We walked to Encantada, Santos Dumont house for a photo and we returned to the car. A panoramic view of the Crystal Palace takes you to the final part of the tour a brief visit to the Orchid Garden.

Return to Rio.

Duration: 8 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants."
"Stroller accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Rio in Tours tours operated by qualified, experienced and verbal fluent guides. All Co work are registered with the Ministry of Tourism. (CADASTUR)."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Duração: 8 Hours
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
The meeting will be in the reception hall, our guide will have a nameplate with the company name Rio in Tours and your name. We are always at least 15 minutes before the scheduled customer appointment at the hotel. Pay attention to the guide's call !

Petrópolis in the Serra dos Orgãos is 440 meters above sea level, the temperature may be mild compared to the city of Rio, take a light coat. Stay tuned for weather conditions in Rio and regions.

The walk on this tour is not long, but we advise flat and comfortable shoes. During the museum visit we have to wear slippers without taking off our shoes. Attention glides through the halls and rooms of the Palacio Imperia.

Bring your camera, the view is amazing, but inside the museum you can NOT photograph or film, large bags are NOT allowed inside the museum, will be placed in lockers deposited at the reception. Stay tuned and avoid wasting time carrying small bag and keep your phone stored.


  • Internacional Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  • Santos Dumont Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil


  • Rio de Janeiro Port

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Imperial Museum

Não Incluído

  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico de Petropolis


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