Nova Friburgo Vacations
Nova Friburgo is located approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) away from Rio de Janeiro, a a well-known city in Brazil.
Nova Friburgo is not the only place in this popular region worth exploring; visitors can also hit the road and discover the magic of the surrounding countryside, cities and cultural attractions. Lumiar, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, and Barra de Sao Joao, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest of Nova Friburgo are also waiting to be discovered.
Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west of Nova Friburgo is Teresopolis, an important regional center where you'll find Soberba Vista Square, Teresopolis Handicraft Fair and Baltazar da Silveira Square. Should you have the time, visit Higino da Silveira Square and Antonio Savattone Stadium before you return to Nova Friburgo.
When you ask the locals what they recommend seeing around Nova Friburgo, they'll often suggest Rio de Janeiro 's fabulous gardens, open-air exhibits and open-air museums. To understand a place, it's often helpful to understand the past. Rio de Janeiro 's colorful old towns are a great starting point.
Cycling and wildlife watching are just some of the many low stress activities in this region. Pack your gear or rent the gear locally, and get out onto the water. Scuba diving is one great activity. Another good option is surfing.
When the time comes to leave Nova Friburgo, use your last reals on last-minute souvenirs and bid a fond Adeus (farewell).