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Printable maps of Ilha Grande

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Ilha Grande

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Ilha Grande with your mouse.
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Railway and landscape maps of Ilha Grande area

This Ilha Grande map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Ilha Grande and surroundings

Nature and parks of Brazil

Brazilians are very serious about protecting the natural environment. Protected areas are zones of animate and inanimate nature, which need protection from pollution and extinction. For example, this is the Campos de Manicoré in the state of Amazonas stretching for about 152 thousand hectares. In Rio de Janeiro, there is the Jaceruba Environmental Protection Area. Until recently, here it was allowed to hunt and catch wild animals for sale as exotic pets, and restaurants served their meat. In 2002, this was brought to an end, and today the zone is under strict government control. The Ilha Comprida Environmental Protection Area preserves sand dunes, dense forests, more than 70 kilometers of clean beaches and mangroves. It is home to terrestrial and marine South-Atlantic animals, more than 30 species of migratory birds arrive here every year. … Open

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Sagu Mini is among the notable resorts; it’s situated a few steps away from the coast in the amazing rainforest. Its customers have all the facilities for a comfortable stay, including romantically decorated rooms, landscaped terrace overlooking the coast, gorgeous breakfast and broad prospects for various activities. Sagu Mini bears no resemblance to modern resorts, which are characterized by noisy and lively … Open

Attractions and active leisure

If you’re really good shaped, take a chance and go to a two-hours-long climb of Pico do Papagaio. In addition, the pick of the mountain is the highest point of the island. During the hike you would see a great diversity of local flora and fauna and then, as you reach the pick, take some picturesque photos of the island - the view from Pico do Papagaio is really fascinating. Pygmy marmosets, sloths, lizards, … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Carne de sol is a good snack for a beer (lots of beer) or it can also be taken as a perfect lunch for a long excursion. The dish’s beautiful name actually means dried meat which is extremely popular on the island. Another traditional dish is pato no tucup – duck meat boiled in a spicy cassava sauce. If you’re looking for something really nourishing, then local chicken stew with ham, sweet pepper, and … Open

Traditions and mentality of Ilha Grande

All in all, the islanders have a light attitude to life. An ability to find a way out of a hard situation by a couple of easy actions is a part of the local national mentality. People here tell so many jokes every day so you start wondering why is it still impossible to produce electricity by humor. Remember, if you were invited for a dinner at 9 o’clock, it’s better to come 15 minutes later so a host … Open

Travel guide to Ilha Grande

Abraao Beach is one of the most crowded on the island. It is a clam and flat coastal area with a well-developed infrastructure. As undertow is mostly absent on Abraao, the beach is very popular with vacationers with children. There are several nightclubs nearby, so fun and entertainment do not stop on the beach even after sunset. Abraao has one more important characteristic – it is located not far from the … Open

Ilha Grande for children - what to visit

In case your child is well-trained and can withstand a two-hour ascent, then you can try to climb the island's highest point – Pico do Papagaio Mountain. You would enjoy the fascinating view during the trip and also there is even more to see as you reach the pick of the mountain. However, if your child is not fond of climbing, you can take a sightseeing tour along the coast. You'll have a chance not only to … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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