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Claudio Coutinho Trail

Praia Vermelha | Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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Praia Vermelha | Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reach Sugar Loaf Mountain like a native, make this adventure like a Carioca. Take the treak of Pista Claudio Coutinho, and when finish, start climb thru the forest and get to the first top of Sugar Loaf. Is an amazing experience that even kids up...More

Thank Carioquissima
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trail is not very long but it gives the traveler nice views of the Urca Area. In its path you can take a longer trail on your left that leads to the Sugar Loaf's first mountain. That specific trail has gone through some renovations...More

Thank Letícia F
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Very nice little trail on the side of the Urca/Sugarloaf. If you feel good enough you can even climb the Urca Hill in 20 mns. The entrance of the climbing trail is about half way of the Claudio Coutinho trail itself, it really worth it....More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Great way to start your visit to Sugarloaf. You can hike all the way to the end of the trail for great ocean views, and then walk back and either take the cable car, or walk half-way up in the forest trail. The climb is...More

Thank ogol17
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This trail is plane and you can go with your family (including little kids). If you are feeling strong enough you can try to go up on foot to the top of Morro da Urca. From there you can have beautiful views of the city...More

Thank Reinaldo F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice place for a walk with a great view to Baia de Guanabara. Unfortunely you have to keep your eyes opned because of burglars. That's the only reason any open space in Rio can't have 5 stars.

Thank Paty_in_Rio
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I took the trail on my way up to Morro da Urca. They had nice signs with information about the area. I didn't take the trail all the way to the end, but from what I saw it was an easy flat trail with decent...More

Thank Nate W
Reviewed 21 July 2017

It´s a special place between the sugar Loaf and the sea, very beautiful. It has a splendid view, sometimes it is dark for pictures. There is a opportunity for watching fauna birds and nature. It´s safe so far. I did not go to the part...More

1  Thank Monicaba92
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good place to walk, with a nice view of praia vermelha and safe because of the military bases around.

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This trail is one of the hidden treasures of Rio . During only 2,3 km one experiences nature and seems to be alone in a million inhabitants city-- a magic trail next to Sugarloaf mountain

Thank masterhamlet
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Response from Alexandre W | Reviewed this property |
The area is totally safe, provided that it is a military one. You cannot climb up the Sugar Loaf, unless you are a mountain climber.
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