Private Tour Santos –Mount Serrat, Pelé Museum, Coffee Museum (Pickup São Paulo)
Get yourself out of a rut taking a guided tour in the beach town of Santos visiting its most significant sights to have an overview of it. Along the way, encounter beautiful beaches, historical attractions and a graceful downtown.
Visit the Coffee Museum, one of the most emblematic places in Santos and learn about the coffee importance for the Brazilian socio-economic development.
Afterward, take a ride on an exciting funicular tram to the top of a hill and savor one of the best views of Santos contemplating the port area, the historical downtown and nearby cities.
Visit the Porchat island and admire the spectacular views of the shoreline of Santos.
Here, you can decide if you want to enjoy free time having a tasty lunch in a local restaurant or relaxing on a sandy beach having appetizers and drinks beachfront.
See below on the "what to expect section" other things to do in Santos to guide you on planing your 8-hour perfect excursion. The actual tour can be totally personalized.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Transport by fully-equipped vehicle.
- Professional licensed private tour guide.
- Private driver for groups bigger than 4 people. Otherwise, the guide drives the vehicle themselves.
- VAT, all taxes, tolls, handling charges, parking fees during stops and airport Greet & Meet service.
- Hotels airport pickup and drop-off. (Within São Paulo and its greater area limits)
What's excluded :
- Entrance fees and admission fees.
- Food and drinks.
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entry/Admission - Coffee Museum
- Entry/Admission - Monte Serrat
- Entry/Admission - Museu Pele
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Coffee Museum, Rua Quinze de Novembro 95, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11010-151 Brazil
Have a breakfast at the stylish coffee shop of the coffee museum in Santos, and visit it to learn about the importance of the coffee for Brazilian socio-economic development.
The coffee shop offers the opportunity to try out all the types and aromas of coffees grounded right before drinking.
Built in the richest times of the city, the imposing Coffee Museum is an eclectic style building opened in 1922 to be the Santos Stock Exchange. It has a luxury finish with imported materials such as marble Carrara and Bohemian crystal chandeliers.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Monte Serrat, Santos, State of Sao Paulo Brazil
Ride on a trem upwards Monte Serrat which is a peak that has a superb panoramic viewpoint from the former old casino on the top of it. The access to the hill is made by a funicular system (called the cable car of Monte Serrat) that connects the top hill to the center of the city and departs every half hour.
From its viewpoint, it is possible to have a complete view of the port, the urban part of Santos and surroundings, Bertioga Canal, Estuary and Barnabé and Santo Amaro Islands. At the top of peak lays a 17-century Chapel of Our Lady of Monte Serrat, patron saint of the city and one of the historical attractions of it, dating from 1603.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Porchat island, Sao Vicente, State of Sao Paulo Brazil
Admire the marvelous view of the shoreline of Santos and the city of "Saint Vincent" (First permanent Portuguese settlement in Brazil) from Niemeyer’s monument on the top of Porchat Island hill.
You'll be able to see the whole shore, ships on the horizon, waves being formed, people like ants and paragliders flying around!
The belvedere was projected by the famous Oscar Niemeyer Architect, and inaugurated in 2002 due to 500th year of Brazil's "Discovery". It purely makes this place even more special!
In addition, you can enjoy a good lunch at a nice restaurant beside the Niemeyer’s monument. It is an obligatory stop while you are in Santos.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Orla and Gardens of Santos Beach, Av. Pres. Wilson, 80 - Gonzaga, Santos - SP, 11065-200, Brazil
Spend some time at the well-maintained beach with the world's largest beachfront garden according to Guinness Book of Records.
The beach has a variety of trees, plants and flowers spread between the street and the edge of the sidewalk by the sand. Several exercises stations and cycle tracks if you are in a mood to exercise, or benches to sit down and relaxing sipping on a cold coconut water directly from the fruit, long white sandy beaches for recreation and sunbathing, a variety of options to eat from, and very colorful vendors all over its extension.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Museu Pele, Largo Marques de Monte Alegre, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11010-260 Brazil
The Pelé museum presents the history of the word's most famous and genius football player, Pelé. Pelé played for Santos, which is why there is a museum dedicated to him in this city.
The 5-story building museum has a very comprehensive collection of prizes and highlights about the 2 football World cups won by Pelé, photos and video footage, interesting facts about special matches, timeline of his life, and much more.
The museum is English speaking friendly and doesn’t cost much to go in. A good way to spend a couple of hours in Santos.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Municipal Botanical Garden of Santos, Rua Joao Fraccaroli s/n Bom Retiro, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11089-230 Brazil
It’s is an ecological park aimed to preserve different species of plants and to cultivate the seedlings that supply the gardens of the beach and streets of the city. It has a fountain and a wooden deck over a lake, and yet, a living collection of more than 300 vegetal species, divided into 20 collections. It emphasizes species of the Atlantic and Amazon forests, besides a grove of the so-call Brazil-wood tree that gave the name for our country.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Catedral de Santos, Praca Patriarca Jose Bonifacio s/n, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11013-910 Brazil
A cathedral is Gothic mixed style architecture, its construction began in 1909, but it was not until 1951 that it was fully completed. It has frescoes by Benedito Calixto and images of the Sacred Heart in the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament. It’s something to not be missed!
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
PICK-UP INFORMATION:• Wherever place you specify at the time of the booking. As it’s a private tour, you choose the best pick-up point that suits your needs as long as it's within the city of São Paulo limits or its greater area.• We DO NOT do pick-ups in the countryside of the state of São Paulo.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS:• Wherever place you specify at the time of the booking. As it’s a private tour, you choose the best drop-off point that suits your needs as long as it's within the city of São Paulo limits or its greater area.• We DO NOT do drop-offs in the countryside of the state of São Paulo.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - AIRPORTS ARRIVAL INSTRUCTIONS:• Once you have arrived at the airport there will be a member of our staff waiting for you at the arrivals area holding a clear sign with your name on it, they will then escort you to your waiting private transfer vehicle."For TOURS starting at the airport, please send us the flight information so that we can track it and be waiting for you at the right time and terminal."- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - HOTEL PICK-UP INSTRUCTIONS:• As soon as the driver or tour guide arrives at your hotel, they get the front deskto call you in the room in case you are not at the lobby.Airports
- Guarulhos Intl Airport, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo Brazil
- Congonhas Airport, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo Brazil
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- The tour is totally private and exclusive for you and your group. No other person out of your group must join your tour, unless it's invited by you. The private tour is safer in terms of COVID-19 contagion as tourists hardly have closer contact with strangers.
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.