Claudio Coutinho Trail

Entrada de la Pista Claudio Coutinho en Urca con los alumnos.

Hello people! Ready to learn PortugueseIn today’s Dica we will get to know the Claudio Coutinho Trail, a great place to walk, be among nature and take some exercise. 

About The Claudio Coutinho Trail

The Claudio Coutinho Trail is a trail located next to Praia Vermelha in Urca, a neighborhood of the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro. The name of this trail is a tribute to the physical trainer of Brazil’s 1970 football team, who used this place to prepare for a game. This trail is also known by the locals as Caminho do Bem-te-vi (Bem-te-vi’s path) because there you can hear the Bem-te-vi (Kiskadee) birds singing. Look how beautiful a Bem-te-vi is:

Bem-te-vi bird native of Latin America.

How to get there

The entrance to the trail is on the left side of Praia Vermelha beach, so it’s really easy to find. The place is ideal for walking and contemplation of the view since skateboarding, riding bicycles or using roller blades is forbidden. 

Did you think that this is all? No! From this amazing path, you can also take the famous Morro da Urca trail with our Sugar loaf RioLIVE! Here is the Claudio Coutinho trail map:

Claudio Coutinho trail map.

For those who are more adventurous, you can also try climbing Sugar Loaf. Good luck!

Hours: Claudio Coutinho Trail is open daily from 06h00 to 18h00.
Cost: Free!!
Best time to go: Early in the morning.
Best way to get there: Joining us on our Sugarloaf RioLIVE!

To leave a taste on your lips, watch this video showing all of the beauties that you’ll find there. And don’t forget, the subtitles are there to be activated of if you need them.

If you liked this video, come watch more videos about hikes on our Youtube Channel.

We’ll be waiting for you to come on this adventure with us!

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