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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
Phone Number: 2125862200
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Morro da Urca Hiking Tour with Sugar Loaf Cable Car
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Amazing trail

This is a four kilometres straight trail which starts in Praia Vermelha (Red Beach), very close to the Sugar Loaf station. Astonishing sea views from there. If you have plenty of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2016
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Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

This is a four kilometres straight trail which starts in Praia Vermelha (Red Beach), very close to the Sugar Loaf station. Astonishing sea views from there. If you have plenty of time in Rio, do not miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Great walking, you can go to morro da urca too, can enjoy the sea and a coconut water. and the monkeys asking for food. Please do not feed them

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Very nice place to take pictures of the bay and sugarloaf. You can also use it as a starting point to climb up sugarloaf

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is one of my favourite places in Rio. You can go by bike or bus to Praia Vermelha, a small beach near the sugarloaf. It's a military area and you can walk the trail known as Pista Claudio Coutinho, where you can have a beautiful view of the beach and the sea. Lots of little mokey called micos. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

a must walk from the Praia Vermelho, next to Sugarloaf...3/4 around Sugarloaf, also the trecking to Morrow da urca start fri=om here...ansolutelyte safe since guardedby the military

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

If you are a runner, or like walking, this is definitely a place worth visiting. A stunning view of Rio for free!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The trail is a beautiful hidden spot from Rio located very close to the Sugar Loaf and in the Urca district. It's a very safe area due to the presence of soldiers from the brazilian army (Urca has a lot of military venues). Very nice for a little walk after hanging out in the Sugar Loaf or Urcat, so check... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Like tracking so what about to go on a track and see Rio from Morro da Urca the lower rock in front of sugar loaf? You will like it an 30 minutes walking to arrive there and see a good view from Baia de Guanabara and Sugar Loaf.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you visit the Sugar Loaf and still have energy to jog or walk go to this trail. The view is beautiful and it is safe. Lots of locals go there to jog and walk on the weekend. Enjoy it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The trail goes around the base of one of the mountains leaning over the Guanabara bay. The views from it are quite stunning on a sunny day and you can see the tiny local monkeys up close.

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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.”