can rent a car at Rio or São Paulo's Airport. It's a nice trip
through the beautiful Rio-Santos highway.
must follow the Brazil Avenue till its very end, by Santa Cruz, you take
road 101 ( BR 101 Rio – Santos ) to Santos. Angra is one-hour drive
after the crossing of BR 101 and Brazil Avenue.
from Rio but from the South Zone of the city like Barra , Jacarepagua,
Leblon, Gavea etc you can come through Santa Cruz, instead of getting on
Brazil Avenue. Follow the Americas Avenue till its very end. After Santa
Cruz you will find the Brazil Avenue to Rio. Return and right after the
Police Station you will find BR 101 to Angra.
the way you will find some cities like Itacuruçá, Muriqui,
Mangaratiba, Conceiçãi de Jacareí, Jacuecanga and other districts. Do
not forget to look out the window to contemplate the beautiful scenery.
Verolme Shipyard you will be ten minutes from Angra dos Reis.
from Sao Paulo
way from Sao Paulo is very tempting ypu will find many historical cities
in your way that compete with Angra. Specially Parati, a piece of art of
the Fluminense coast. Very beautiful.
the Dutra Avenue (or Ayrton Senna) that will be followed most of the
you are not in a hurry, it is a good choice. On the way you will pass
little beach cities like Caraguatatuba itself and Ubatuba. The road is
uneven, reflecting the atmosphere of sand, sa;lt and wind passing
sometimes in those little cities. You will take longer to get to Angra
but it’s worth it. Getting back on the coast follow the road to Angra.
option. There are less pit stops than through Caraguatatuba. It’s a
sharp road but comfortable. The road is also not so uneven but it is
better be careful. It is also shorter then the way through
is “heavy Metal". The fastest but most dangerous way. There is no
side lane, no maintenance, lots of curves and tunnels. There is always a
police blitz on the way.
is a pity because taking that way to Angra you will find an amazing view
of the city, seen from the top of the Sierra Mountain range surrounded
by the rain forest.
not forget your camera. If you drive carefully, very, very carefully it
is worth the adventure.