Avenida Atlantica, Rio de Janeiro

Stroll along the Copacabana Beach on the iconic Avenida Atlantica, passing through an area where local fishermen sell their fresh catch of the day. This waterfront avenue is 4 km (2.5 mi) long and spans the entire length of the Copacabana and Leme neighborhoods. You can take a long walk along the avenue’s famous black and white wave-patterned Portuguese pavement promenade, or rent a bicycle and ride along the designated bike lanes. The avenue is lined with residential buildings, fine restaurants, shops, and hotels. The beach is often used for free concerts and sporting events, which you can watch right from the promenade. Time your visit for the evening hours, when arts and crafts are sold all along the avenue. See Avenida Atlantica and all Rio de Janeiro has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker website .
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  • October 6, 2017
    Ideal to take her bike along the waterfront from leme to leblon, impressive promenade along the waterfront has hostels and restaurants buildings side, also a fair
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  • October 5, 2017
    The famous sidewalk of Copacabana is a delightful place to go hiking and enjoy the entire edge of the beach. Worth scrolling through all your extension.
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  • October 5, 2017
    ... and on it will open the gates of palaces and hotels (one, very elegant and mainly frequented by celebrities, is the "Copacabana Palace"), but there are also many "homeless". In short, it is a course that offers striking contrasts
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