Historical Olinda

3-Day City Tour in Olinda - Brazil

Prices from £145 pp

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Duration3 days / 2 nights (flexible)


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Olinda has a laidback, easy going charm that makes it a great choice during your Brazil trip. Once you've checked in to your traditional pousada, you can head out onto the cobbled streets laden with colonial charm or into Recife to check out the bustling beaches. The coastline bordering Olinda is known for its tropical temperatures, kilometres of long white sandy beaches, historic cities with elegant churches and inhabitants with a remarkable passion.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • Breakfast
  • Transport as described
  • Walking tour (approx 3hrs)

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Your day-by-day itinerary

Arrival into Olinda

Upon your arrival you’ll be collected from the airport in Recife and driven the 30 minutes to your traditional accommodation. The picturesque streets of Olinda are perfect for a walk in the sun. Just outside your pousada you’ll see cobbled streets lined with 17th century pastel-coloured houses. Don’t forget to stop off at the Franciscan Monastery, its ceilings are covered with colourful frescos.

Arrival into Olinda

Walking tour, and free time to explore

You’ll spend two nights in a locally owned pousada with a swimming pool, pretty garden and a lovely restaurant to sample some local cuisine. During your time here you’ll take a tour on foot with a local guide, learning about the town’s love affair with Carnival and fascinating past, as well as visiting its most beautiful buildings. Your evenings are free to explore the various restaurants and bars, and take in the relaxed atmosphere of this little coastal gem.

Visiting Carnival preparations in Olinda

Departure from Olinda

After breakfast on day 3, you’ll check out of your pousada and continue on to the next stop on your Brazilian adventure.

Cityscape overlooking Recife & Olinda, Brazil

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