See panoramic views of Recife and Olinda (Flickr/Adam Jones, PhD)

Recife & Olinda Tour in Spanish & Portuguese, English Option

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Key Details
8 hours
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Live Guide
Spanish, Portuguese, English

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What You'll Do
  • See all 3 sectors of "Brazil's Venice": Recife, Santo Antônio, and Boa Vista
  • Tour the city center of Olinda, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
  • Visit Boa Viagem Beach and Sao Bento Monastery
  • Get panoramic views of Olinda from the 16th-century Alto da Sé Cathedral
  • Look out for Olinda's trademark papier-mâché puppets used in Brazil's most popular Carnival
  • Standard group tour in Spanish and Portuguese. Private tour available in English
Explore some of the first areas of Brazil to be settled by the Portuguese on a full-day tour of colonial Recife and Olinda, home to Brazil's most popular Carnival. Visit Recife's energetic Casa de Cultura, the harmonious churches of Olinda, and much more.
What to Expect
Explore the cities of Recife and Olinda on a comprehensive full-day tour of the major sights of both cities. Discover the first areas in Brazil to be settled by the colonial Portuguese in the 16th century, all in the company of an expert Spanish and Portuguese-speaking guide. The tour is also available with an English-speaking guide as a private option.

Get a panoramic tour of Recife, with fantastic Atlantic Ocean views. Touring all 3 sectors of the city, including Santo Antônio and Boa Vista, admire sites such as the Maurício de Nassau Bridge and Republic Square, dominated by the Governor's Palace and neo-classical Santa Isabel Theatre. Feel the electric atmosphere of the Casa da Cultura, a former prison that now serves as a center for regional culture with craft stores and restaurants serving local cuisine

In Olinda, you will discover one of the best preserved and most harmonious colonial cities in Brazil. Home to the most popular Carnival, look out for music rehearsals and the trademark papier-mâché puppets on the enchanting streets. Tour the downtown area, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the Misericórdia and 16th-century Alto da Sé Cathedral, where you will be rewarded with stunning panoramic views.
What's Included
  • Round-trip transfer from most Recife area hotels
  • Professional tour guide
What's Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee to the Embaixada dos Bonecos (approximately USD 3)
Meeting Point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

What to Remember
• Your exact pick-up location and time will be advised upon reconfirmation of your tour. All bookings must be made no later than 24 hours prior to the activity date

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