Paraty is located 125 miles south of Rio de Janeiro on the coast with the Bocaino Mountains just behind this small picturesque city. Paraty is a beautiful colonial city and consider a National Historical Monument with well-preserved buildings. The city has very few circulating cars, so take a walk on the cobblestone pavement downtown, and explore this historical city and its preserved colonial architecture. Paraty is most representative of the Brazilian colonial period. It is a charming city surrounded by exuberant forest, hills and beaches. The city atmosphere is really captivating, and even though Paraty city is its greatest charm, there is so much more to do, tours can be offered to please all tastes!