Travel Tipps-Overview

Travel Tipps

Please check the extensive menu on the left side for our recommendations or download as PDF-File here!


To the right: The beach of Ipanema can be reached in less than 20 min. by bus!






Further destinations:

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  • Copacabana: 10 min. by subway from “Largo do Machado”
  • Old City Centre: 10 by tram (“Bondinho”) or by minibus via Santa Teresa
  • Lapa: A great place to go out oin the weekend – 9 minutes by minibus via Santa Teresa (24 hour service)
  • Largo do Machado (Subway Station): 5 minutes walking distance
  • Flamengo (beach): 5 minutes walking distance from Largo do Machado
  • Maracana-Soccer Stadium: 15 minutes by bus
  • Sambodromo (Samba Stadium) 15 Mminutes by bus or about half an hour walking


We recommend the busses no. 571 and 434, which run through almost all the interesting parts of Rio and the beaches from Largo do Machado or Lapa.

In the middle of the city: The pousada Favelinha, marked by a red cross (larger picture available in the photo galleries!)

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