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Claudio Coutinho Trail

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Address: Praia Vermelha | Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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This place is for sure in the "must to" list. The trail is safe as no other place in Rio as it's inside a military area. Close to the red beach this is a good option for walking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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State of Rio Grande do Sul
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65 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If in your plans you will visite praia vermelha, the best beach around (calm waters), this could a option for you, even if the weather be cloudy, it is a good walk that you can hear the waves hiting against the rocks.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is for sure in the "must to" list. The trail is safe as no other place in Rio as it's inside a military area. Close to the red beach this is a good option for walking and diving in a lovely place of Rio. Just beside the Sugar Loaf. From the Trail you can access the hiking to... More 

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Thank Marcos R
Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent short trail around the base. When you get to urca plaza, go to the beach and go to the opposite corner of the beach (opposite the cable car station). Trail starts there and is well signed It is flat except for the very beginning. It is all paved. A few hundred yards in is the trail to the top... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best alternative to the gondola. very nice trail. You have to walk it! (More info on my Review of the sugar loaf).

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Thank Bettina_Di
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

The best part of the sugarloaf mountain tour. hands down! An easy trail. Nothing technical with really nice views and in the middle of a lot of trees. We did it on our way down from the Urca mountain. There were a lot of people going up also. It takes about 30 minutes to get down. Maybe an hour or... More 

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Thank Gabriel T
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

The best view ever, not very hard, but if you want to come back using the train, you have to buy the tickets before you get over the top.

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Sidney, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

It was a great idea to build this trail. From there you can see mountains, the sea, Pao de Acucar, the Red Beach and still interact with the local fauna. The little monkeys are specially cute and funny.

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Thank Y1803YDdenises
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

A great choice for the less adventurous tourist. The ground is mostly leveled, except for the first 100 meters or so. Easy and with a gorgeous view. Good option for before or after visiting the Sugarloaf and Urca mountains.

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Thank Paula G
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I love this trail. It is not a trail for hiking. It is more for jogging or walking, or better, strolling along and appreciating the view. If you are lucky you will see some wild life in the form of micos and even tucanos!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

My wife and i have just returned from Rio and thought we would leave a review on the coutinho Trail , as well as all the usual sights. it is worth spending a couple of hours having a stroll around the coast line on this trail, we saw beautiful birds ,monkeys,lovely trees,plants and flowers, not to mention the view out... More 

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Urca
Urca is one of the oldest areas in Rio. Known for its incredible views of the city, the neighbourhood runs along Guanabara bay, providing visitors with an opportunity to watch the sunset from one of Rio’s greatest natural treasures: Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar). It is said that the locals in Urca are “bon vivant,” which is one of the reasons the area attracts people of all styles and ages. Urca is the perfect place to take a stroll and appreciate the area’s beautiful architecture, enjoy a cocktail and some delicious seafood pastries at a bar, or bring a bottle of wine and enjoy it while sitting anywhere along the stone seawall known as the “mureta.”