You'll feel like an explorer as you see Trindade, which
is only 17 mi (27 km) from Paraty. It's like a step back in time
as you wander 20 minutes along a winding path through the forest
to a natural swimming pool called "Cachadaço".
The silence is intense in this old slave port about 12 miles
(19 km) from Paraty. We will visit an Indian Reservation and a restored
church, and see the ruins of an old farm and an aged stone quay.
Fresh shrimp and cold beer will complete the itinerary.
the road to Cunha, 5 mi (8 km) from Paraty, this old coffee and
sugar cane farm is now a museum and a restaurant where you can have
a nice country food meal and taste their products. The
Corisco distillery, our next stop, alllows us the opportunity to
see how cachaça is made and to sample at several steps in
the manufacturing process.
special boat tour
What a unique
way to view the old waterplant where manioc flour (farinha de mandioca)
was milled! This tour offers the memorable experience of snorkeling
among small fish, or for the fisherman, the chance to "wet
a line" in a land that time has forgotten. An interesting option
is to stop at Parati- Mirim and from there to return by bus back
around Paraty contains many waterfalls. Beginning in the Bocaina
National Park and crossing the Cunha Road, waterfalls are visible
from the highway, others are within the park. The "Poço
da Lage" is one of the side trips that will fill your memory
bank with smiles.
Paraty is transformed by night. Music bars abound where you
can find jazz or Brazilian popular music. Also a special treat in
August is the "Pinga Festival". "Pinga"or "cachaça"
is a distilled liquor made from sugar cane. Paraty by Night is for
those who would have memories of the REAL Brazil, and not just the