Are you staying at Leme? So enjoy! This is one of the best places to be in Rio de Janeiro. Leme is a safe and quiet neighborhood, located between Copacabana, Botafogo and Urca. It mixes the hype of a large center with ecological points with beautiful views.
In this post, we are going to show you three tours that you need to do when you are in Leme during the day.
Despite being practically the extension of the famous Copacabana beach, Leme beach tends to be much quieter and more comfortable for its visitors. Perhaps one of the quietest on the edge of the south zone of Rio de Janeiro.
On this beach, the sea is usually calm, waters are almost always calm, especially next to the wall that surrounds Pedra do Leme.
The bike path and the beach promenade are great for walks, runs and other physical exercise practices. At the beginning of the boardwalk, you can even see the Dois Irmãos hill in the distance.
Forte Duque de Caxias
Also known as Forte do Leme, it has also had the nicknames of “Forte da Espia” and “Forte da Vigia”. The fortress is located within the APA do Leme (Environmental Protection Area), therefore, the visit to Fort Duque de Caxias is a walk surrounded by the Atlantic forest, and it is very common to find monkeys and birds along the way – in addition to a spectacular view. all the way to the fort.
To get there, you take a cobblestone road through the woods, commonly called the Forte do Leme trail.
It is an easy route with a slight difficulty – in addition to being, probably, the safest trail in Rio de Janeiro, since the entire area belongs to the Army and is constantly monitored.
From up there, the panoramic scenery contemplates the Sugar Loaf from different angles, Christ the Redeemer, Copacabana Beach and much more.
Visiting Forte do Leme RJ is a tour that brings together nature and history, in addition to being a free attraction.
Mureta do Leme
Whether for a drink of coconut water after the morning run or to have that beer with friends, Leme’s wall certainly enchants everyone who passes by.
If you walk through the lookout you will find several fishermen, who spend the day and often at night looking for fish. Because of this, the place is also known as the fishermen’s path.
The short wall is at the very end of Leme beach, right at the foot of the huge rock, which can be seen from any point on Copacabana beach.
It is beautiful to walk and watch the sunset, which always enchants.
I hope you enjoyed this content, and most importantly! Travel! Go and meet in person the places you want so much. The world is giant.