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Santos Overview – The Best Sights: Half-Day Private Tour (Santos City Pick-up)

Get yourself out of a rut taking a guided private city tour in the beach town of Santos visiting its most significant sights to have an overview of it.
This tour could be either for you who are going to arrive at the seaport terminal in Santos on a cruise ship or for those who are staying at a hotel in town.

Santos has a rich history as being one of the first settlements in Brazil, the village of Santos was founded in 1546. It stands out for its 7 km of beaches, flat terrain, tropical climate, offering advanced touristic infrastructure, with many hotels, flats, bars and restaurants, shopping malls, tours and tourist attractions for all tastes, in addition to a buzzing nightlife. 
The city of Santos has the largest port in Latin America, a beautiful restored historic center and a major highlight is the largest beach garden in the world, recorded in the Book of Records with 5335 meters long, full of flowers and carefully treated trees.

per adult from

$158

AUD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Transport by fully-equipped vehicle.
    • Professional / licensed private tour guide.
    • Private driver for groups bigger than six (6) people. Otherwise, the guide drives the vehicle.
    • VAT, all taxes, tolls, handling charges, parking fees during stops and port Greet & Meet service.
    • Hotel / port pickup and drop-off. (Within Santos 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: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Monte Serrat, Santos, State of Sao Paulo Brazil

    Ride on a tram upwards mount 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: Calcadao da Orla de Santos, Ponta da Praia, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 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

    (THERE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE TIME TO GO THIS PLACE)

    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

    Pass By: Municipal Botanical Garden of Santos, Rua Joao Fraccaroli s/n Bom Retiro, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11089-230 Brazil

    (THERE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE TIME TO GO THIS PLACE)

    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.


    Pass By: Catedral de Santos, Praca Patriarca Jose Bonifacio s/n, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11013-910 Brazil

    (THERE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE TIME TO GO THIS PLACE)

    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!

    Pass By: Linha Turistica de Bonde, Largo Marques de Monte Alegre Estação do Valongo, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11010-260 Brazil

    (THERE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE TIME TO GO THIS PLACE)

    There is no more picturesque way of getting to know the historical center than by tram, an original 1920 electric street car that circles the streets of Santos downtown in a guided ride. As Santos was one of the oldest settlements in Brazil, founded in 1546. the ride makes tourists feel as if they were in an open-air museum,

    The tour has a route of 5 km that covers several historical points of interest of the Center and lasts about 50 minutes.

    Pass By: Fishing Museum, Avenida Bartolomeu de Gusmao, 192 Ponta da Praia, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11030-906 Brazil

    (THERE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE TIME TO GO THIS PLACE)

    The Fishing Museum offers an overview of the main marine animal groups in Brazil and in various parts of the world. It has the largest collection of shells in the country. The guided visit also includes the collection of taxidermy animals, which includes turtles, sea birds, sea sponges, seaweed and corals, and a specimen of the largest shark in the world, the whale shark.

    Pass By: Teleferico Sao Vicente, Avenida Ayrton Senna da Silva 500 Praia do Itarare, Sao Vicente, State of Sao Paulo 11321-000 Brazil

    Take a cable car up to a steep hill next to beach. Atop of it, there is takeoff ramp for paragliding flights. Tourists can either contemplate the astounding views of the Santos shoreline or do panoramic flights covering the entire Bay of Santos, its beaches, the port, and Porchat Island.

    Pass By: Pico de Asa Delta, Jose Menino, Sao Vicente, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo Brazil

    Take a cable car up to a steep hill next to beach. Atop of it, there is takeoff ramp for paragliding flights. Tourists can either contemplate the astounding views of the Santos shoreline or do panoramic flights covering the entire Bay of Santos, its beaches, the port, and Porchat Island.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    PICK-UP INFORMATION:• Wherever place you specify at the time of the booking in the city of Santos. 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 Santos limits or the seaport terminal.• We DO NOT do pick-ups for this specific tour in the city of São Paulo or the countryside.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS:• Wherever place you specify at the time of the booking in the city of Santos or its surroundings. 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 Santos.• We DO NOT do drop-offs for this specific tour in São Paulo, countryside or GRU airport.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - HOTEL PICK-UP INSTRUCTIONS:• As soon as the tour guide arrives at your hotel, they get the front deskto call you in the room in case you are not at the lobby.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - SANTOS PORT DISEMBARKING:• Upon disembarking from the ship at the Santos terminal the customer will be met by our staff (or guide) who will be holding a sign with their name on it. The staff will be waiting for them even if the ship is delayed.• The meeting point is within the terminal area and it's numbered as "2"(Meeting point 2). It is in front of the CROSSWALK, underneath the shelter of the bus platform facing the way out of the terminal named as P3 (Gate P3). Ports
    • Port of Santos, Av. Conselheiro Rodrigues Alves, S/N, Santos - SP, 11015-900, Brazil
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Gregtur Turismo

Activity ID: V-72313P17

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