Departing from the pier, we will visit the Santos Coffee Stock Exchange and enjoy a traditional Brazilian snack: cheese bread and coffee. Built in 1922 to house the world’s main Coffee and Commodities Exchange (Santos was the world’s major coffee trading center at the time), this building of around 6,000 m², is considered one of the most beautiful in the city. Monumental in construction, and boasting more than 200 doors and windows, it has been home since 1998 to the Coffee Museum, whose coffee is a meeting place for workers in the Historical Center and a must for tourists.
Afterwards, we will take the tour with the historical street cars that gives visitors a trip to the past along the five-kilometre route. In all, the line takes in 40 points of tourist and historical interest (40min ride). We continue driving along the beaches of Santos with its beautiful residential areas sharing space with gorgeous historical monuments and a continuous garden considered by the Guinness book as being the biggest in the world. Then we head back to the pier.
Santos is located in the south of the State of São Paulo in the Brazilian southern coast. Besides its very beautiful beaches, Santos has the most important export harbour of the country and the largest port complex in Latin America; its beautiful churches and museums, are a remaining sample of the richness of the old days. First called São Vicente, it is one of the oldest cities in Brazil, founded in 1532.
- The order of sights may vary. Itinerary is always subject to adjustments on the day.
- Brazilian snacks like cheese, bread and coffee are included.