Jôao Pessoa City Tour: Bask on beaches, amble through ancient laneways and discover sacred sites on your visit to Brasil's third largest city and one of its oldest, Joao Pessoa. Stand on the spot where the sun first rises at Cabo Branco beach, the eastern most point in the America's marked by the proud lighthouse Ponta do Seixas. Cruise the stunning, surrounding beaches that dot the coastline including Tambaú and Manaíra, before heading to the heart of Joao Pessoa, an undiscovered city paradise.
Proceed to the pretty historical district, a fascinating centre that dates back to 1585. It includes the popular Sao Francisco area, where you can marvel at the stunning church Igreja do São Francisco. This statuesque monument possesses an intriguing architecture reflecting a mixture of colonial influences. The church is home to an impressive 40-metre dome-ceiling mural and is inhabited by eerie resident bats! Other highlights will include a visit to Parque Solon de Lucena and the picture-perfect 'Square of The Three Powers'. For a touch of the spiritual, visit the historically important Monastery of São Bento and the Church of Nossa Senhora do Carmo. Diving certification needed. No more than one year since the last diving sesion.
On our return journey, enjoy time to wander through the colourful Paraíba Craft Market. Peruse the many interesting stalls, finding beautiful, quality local creations and maybe even pick up a souvenir to remember your time in vibrant Joao Pessoa. Join us to uncover the best of this bustling city, Brasil's best-kept secret and a sprawling urban paradise that many visitors miss!
Meeting/pick-up point: Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in Joao Pessoa. Please confirm your pick-up with the supplier.
Duration: 8 hours (approximately).
Start/opening time: Tuesday, Thursday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday at 9am. Please contact Gray Line Brazil to confirm your tour at least 48 hours prior to the activity time.
End/closing time: 16.30.
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.