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Best places to ride in Rio de Janeiro

where to ride in Rio de Janeiro

Best places to ride in Rio de Janeiro

A few years ago, the cycling network in Rio de Janeiro has been extended, having had about 150km in 2008 and today almost 400km, being the city with the largest bike lines extension in Latin America. 

Lagoa

nearly 7,5km long, the bike line in the Lagoon offers views of Christ the Redeemer, Two Brothers Hill, Pedra da Gávea, Cantagalo Hill, kiosks, restaurants and much more! It’s the perfect opportunity to exercise, admire the scenery lying on the grass and refresh with a coconut water.  –

Orla Leblon / Ipanema / Copacabana

about 8km, the three beaches together form a seaside corridor that few cities in the world have. An extreme to another between the beaches, the rider can make a break and enjoy the Mirante do Leblon, the rocks of Arpoador and Leme Stone.  –

Flamengo Park

Overlooking the Sugar Loaf and 8.5km long in an area of ​​one million and 200 thousand square meters of green designed by landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx on the edge of Guanabara Bay, this bike line stretches from domestic airport Santos Dumont to Botafogo Bay, passing by the Marine da Gloria, MAM, Pracinhas monument, monument Estacio de Sa, beach and Flamengo Park playground.

Chinese View

This is for practitioners who are current on cycling: are 4.5 km climb from street Pacheco Leão to the Emperor Table, in the Tijuca Rainforest, passing through the beautiful viewpoint of the Chinese View, where you can enjoy landscape of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf and the Lagoon. The Rain Forest is one of the best places for eco tours in Rio de Janeiro

Barra to Prainha

Located in the city’s West Zone and about the extension of 25km from Quebra-Mar to Prainha, this bike line passes through the incredibly beautiful beaches of Barra da Tijuca, Reserva, Recreio, Macumba until you reach Prainha.  – Avenida Niemeyer: will be the next attraction of the wonderful city!

Rio Cultural Secrets offers private tours showing the Rio de Janeiro coast in a exclusive style.

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