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8 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Olinda & Recife: Explore These Colourful Towns Of Brazil

Olinda, Recife

Architecture Tour
Culture Tour
Accessible Tour

Go beyond the usual, and escape to Olinda and Recife. While Olinda is one of the best-preserved colonial towns, brimming with galleries, artisans' workshops, colorful houses and other architectural wonders, Recife is known as “the Venice of Brazil” for its many waterways and is well stocked with 17th-century churches and edifices.

DAY 01

Program Itinerary

  • Start with Recife's modern neighbourhood,called Boa Viagem and stop for coconut water on the beachfront boardwalk. 

  • Follow to Recife Antigo (old town). 

  • Walk around at Marco Zero square and Bom Jesus Street.

  • Stop at the Republic Square for photos.

  • Visit the Golden Chappel,  a gem of Brazilian baroque. 

  • Proceed to Casa da Cultura (formal prison now a handcraft mall).

  • Follow to Olinda's highest hills, to visit the SÉ Cathedral and the Benedictine Monastery, with its gold leaf altar. 

  • Take an  hour to explore the area and eat a local snack called Tapioca (optional).

  • Follow on to visit  Francisco Brennand ceramicworkshop & museum. 

  • Return to hotel.

  • 120 USD Per Adult (* Minimum 2 pax)
  • 320 USD Per Group (* Maximum 6 pax)
  • 400 USD Per Group (* 7 to 10 pax)
  • 500 USD Per Group (* 11 to 14 pax)
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle. 

  • 2 bottles (200 ml each) of mineral water per person. 

  • Entrance fees. 

  • Food and drinks.

  • The sequence of places visited may change, for a better tour timing.

  • Some places may be closed.

  • The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.

Olinda, Recife

Architecture Tour
Culture Tour
Accessible Tour

Contributed By

Leonardo Ferreira



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This tour is offered throughout the year.