"Teresopolis" Teresópolis by Zarah

Teresópolis Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 65 photos

Teresopolis is a great side trip from Rio. It's a quick three hour drive from Rio and the scenery along the way is spectacular. Teresopolis was developed by Swiss and German expats, hence the surprisingly charming Bavarian feel to the town. A stay in Teresopolis provides for a nice contrast to your beach vacation in Rio.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Cooler climate, less tourists, beautiful scenery
  • Cons:Limited nightlife
  • In a nutshell:Great sidetrip from Rio
  • Last visit to Teresópolis: Jun 2003
  • Intro Written Jan 25, 2004
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  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2009 at 2:46 PM

    that looks really nice and tranquil.

  • Jan 26, 2004 at 11:10 AM

    This is a great review. There are so many books and reviews on Rio, it is wonderful to learn about lesser known destinations that make a great side trip from primary desitinations. I give you an A+ rating.

  • quartinb's Profile Photo
    Jan 25, 2004 at 4:53 PM

    i love brasil also..!

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