Petropolis Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Travel to Petropolis from Rio de Janeiro. Explore the mountain retreat of Petrópolis on this full-day guided tour. Once a summer holiday destination for the royalty of Brazil, Petrópolis features landmarks like the Crystal Palace, the Imperial Museum and the burial place of Dom Pedro II.

per adult from




10 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off at the hotels from the south zone of the city (Ipanema / Leblon / Copacabana / Botafogo)
    • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara
    • Entry/Admission - Imperial Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Museu Casa de Santos Dumont
    What's excluded :
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
  • In this Rio de Janeiro Day Trip we will see in the City Tour Petropolis the former Imperial Museum, the House of Santos Dumont and the St. Peter Cathedral.

    Located 60km from Rio de Janeiro, Petropolis known as the Imperial City reserves constructions since the days of the monarchy. Designed by Dom Pedro II and built by German citizens enchants visitors with his architecture style. We begin our city tour visiting the outside garden area of Quitandinha Palace.

    From there we will go the center of Petropolis where we will visit the Cathedral of St. Peter of Alcantara, where rests the Imperial family. We will know the former summer palace of the Royal Family, the Imperial Museum (tickets included).

    With pickup at the hotels from the south zone of the city (Ipanema/Leblon/Copacabana/Botafogo).
  • Departure Point :
    With pickup at the hotels from the south zone of the city (Ipanema/Leblon/Copacabana/Botafogo).
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by AboutRio

Activity ID: V-30272P17

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