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• Petrópolis


Petrópolis, the former Imperial City, located in Serra dos Orgãos, is approximately one hour drive from Rio de Janeiro. There, we stop at the Imperial Museum, an ancient summer palace of the imperial family during the 19th century, where we can find the scepter and the crown of Emperor Don Pedro II, historical documents, jewelry and works of art belonging to the imperial family. During our stay in Petrópolis we also visit the Crystal Palace and the São Pedro de Alcântara Neo Gothic Cathedral.

Climate
Tropical, mild climate, without a dry season, having an average annual temperature of 16ºC (61ºF).

How to get there
By Air: the closest airport is Antonio Carlos Jobim Airport, in Rio de Janeiro. Leaving the city, take BR 040 to Petrópolis

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