Located on the South coast of the State of Rio de Janeiro, 285 km away of the capital of Rio de Janeiro, the city has an average annual temperature of 23⁰C/73°F.


The best time to visit Paraty is the period between September and December, during spring. For literature lovers, winter is a good time to visit the city; during this period the international literary Festival in Paraty (FLIP) takes place.

During the summer, from mid-December to March it's the rainy season with temperatures between 22⁰C/71°F and 30⁰C/86°F.


Founded by the Portuguese in the 16th century and declared as the world heritage site by Unesco in 1958 , this colonial city is located in the heart of a magnificent coastal and is surrounded by a series of Islands not far from the another.

Boat ride: it's beautiful. The tour lasts approximately five hours, through several islands and beautiful beaches. During the trip, a few stops are made, allowing a refreshing immersion for those interested.

Historical Center: the market is the only way to know the city. Through these cobbled stone streets, the movement of motor vehicles is prohibited. The colonial mansions and churches of the XVIII and XIX century are part of the beautiful landscape.

 St. Santa Rita Church: Built in the 18th century, is the oldest church of the city. It was the era of slavery, the Church attended by those who were not regarded as sufficient white. Today, this church houses the Museum of sacred art of Paraty..

“Nossa Senhora dos Remedios” Church: built in the neoclassical style, she draws attention to the towers and unfinished funds and the life-size of Holy week images. During the colonial period, it was the Church attended by the local elite.

 “Nossa Senhora do Rosario e São Benedito” Church: this church was rebuilt by the brotherhood of our Lady of the Rosary of black of Paraty in 1757. It was in this church that blacks could make their prayers.


Further informations
- Airports:  Aeroporto Rio de Janeiro (GIG/SDU).


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