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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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In the early afternoon of my second day in Rio, I caught a taxi to Praça General Tiburcio, the square near the bottom station of the Sugarloaf Cable Car. I asked the man in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

In the early afternoon of my second day in Rio, I caught a taxi to Praça General Tiburcio, the square near the bottom station of the Sugarloaf Cable Car. I asked the man in the information hut for a direction to Claudio Coutinho Trail. He said: “Go through the square and walk on the beach till the end. Then, you... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Safe place for a walk and to start the trail do the Urca mountain. Amazing view of the ocean with cool breeze and if you are lucky you will have the chance to take some pictures with the mini monkeys

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Really recommend to do it! The trail was very nice, i saw little monkeys everywhere. Make sure you have a banana for them! they will take it right from your hands and eat it while you can take some awesome pictures. The view of the ocean was beautiful. And overall nice after hike feeling :)

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Cordoba, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The weekend getaway inside the city for families and joggers. Could even spot some tiny furry monkeys! 2,5 km in total (to go till the end of the trail & come back). Not bikes allowed. At about 500m from the beginning of the trail, another one begins to go to the top of Morro da Urca (where the teleferic station... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great to enjoy Praia Vermelha and Pão de Açucar views and nature. This is a short, paved trail around Morro da Urca. After te trail have lunh at Praia Vermelha to keep enjoying the views

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Watching the fishermen fishing in the late afternoon with their LED baites is a fantastic scene. From this trail you have access to the Morro da Urca trail, easy to go up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This beautiful trail is only one block away from the Sugar Loaf cable car station. You will have the Sugar Loaf mountain on one side and the sea (Praia Vermelha) on the other. You can walk, run, or just sit down and enjoy the view. You won't find neither bathrooms nor drinks/food for sale in the trail.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a really nice place to come with your family and enjoy the day... Situated near the Sugar Loaf, pista Claudio Coutinho is a beautiful place to walk and relax.You can by this road hit the fist mountain of Sugar Loaf you just need follow the signs and there is a trial on the left side 30 minutes of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

From the same bus stop as for the cable car to the sugar loaf walk to the praia vermelha and keep left. There you will find the entrance to the trail. It is a leasurly 30 min walk going and coming back. But you will need much more time to observe the wildlife like colorful birds and butterflies as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A beautiful trail on a paved stroll between sea and Sugar Loaf mountain and absolutely free!! Exhilarating place for taking photos from the coastline! Easy acess, very close to small Red Beach (Urca) and Sugar Loaf itself. For adventurers, another rough trail uphill can lead you to the top of Sugar Loaf (1st. hill)

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Address: Address: Praia Vermelha | Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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