Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, Rio de Janeiro

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Walk, skate, jog, or cycle the pathway encircling Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, which features numerous convenient spots from which you can photograph the Tijuca Forest and Corcovado Mountain. Along the way, grab a light snack and a refreshing drink from one of many kiosks dotting the 8-km (5 mi) track. You can row, sail, or water ski on the lake, but if your prefer to just bob on the water and admire the sights, rent a small paddle boat from one of several stands located on the eastern side of the lagoon. Visit the area in the evening to enjoy live music, mingle with the locals, and watch the sunset with a cold drink in hand. Make Rodrigo de Freitas Lake a centerpiece of your Rio de Janeiro vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.
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  • Very good to cross it walking or bicycling. Despite being 8 kms is made very friendly throughout the tour since the views of Christ as the city, lagoa, the Botafogo club, yacht club, heliports and the hills are a combination of energetic and full of life impossible not to visit. Recommended.
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  • Excellent bike or hiking tour is.. races or simply a walk hand in hand enjoying the incredible view of the lagoon and a. A break. Coconut water contemplating the beauties of the place. The late afternoon presents us with a beautiful sunset and that ride can extend until tonight where we can have fun find friends or enjoy the two.
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  • All around the Lake there are bicycle paths and people running and bike riding. Package is accessed by raft to a club very. The coconuts go down the price as I was approaching copacabana
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