1. Brazil
  2. State of Pernambuco
  3. Recife
  4. Instituto Ricardo Brennand

Olinda City Tour and Instituto Ricardo Brennand

Product ID: 70305
Explore one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Brazil on a 5-hour guided tour of Olinda from Recife. See landmark attractions with a guide, including the panoramic lift of the Caixa da Agua no Alto da Sé, the Ricardo Brennard Museum and more.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the sights of Olinda, one of Brazil's best-preserved colonial cities
  • Enjoy breathtaking views from strategic lookout points
  • Discover the giant dolls of the Olinda Carnival and go to the former slave market
Full description
Depart Recife at approximately 11:00 and travel along the Boa Viagem-PIna coastal road to Olinda, passing Beberibe, the Capibaribe River and the zero kilometer mark of Marco Zero along the way.

Upon arrival in Olinda, go to the square of Alto da Sé and visit 3 churches. Journey up to the viewpoint to take panoramic pictures of the historic city. Enjoy 45 minutes of free time to purchase souvenirs of local crafts, or relax with some food and drinks if you prefer.

Next, descend the hill of the Igreja da Misericórdia (Church of Mercy), strolling the narrow streets lined with colorful houses. Arrive at the former slave market of the Mercado da Ribeira and see the giant dolls used in the Olinda Carnival.

Continue to São Bento Church, and end at the Ricardo Brennand Museum, where you can learn about the colonization of Recife and Olinda by the Dutch army.
Includes
  • All taxes, service fees and fuel surcharges
  • All entrance fees
  • Transfer
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pick-up from your hotel in Recife. Please be in the hotel lobby at least 10 minutes before the pick-up time.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Minimum numbers apply for this tour and there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet these requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• A small amount of walking is involved
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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bonitonpero hay desorganización con los horarios

Olinda es un bonito paseo pero corto y queda mucho tiempo libre ente culminar esa visita y la visita al Instituto Ricardo Brennenard, que es maravilloso . Adicionalmente no tuvimos comunicación alguna con operador local . Si no escribíamos un día antes no sabíamos cómo haríamos .

July 28, 2019

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Inoubliable!

Visite privée avec le guide adorable, très arrangeant sur le planning des activités. Olinda et le musée sont à voir absolument!

December 1, 2018

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Muito bom!!!

Recomendo o passeio!!! Instituto repleto de obras belíssimas!!!

October 23, 2016

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Product ID: 70305