Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil
Panoramic Santos by Bus & Tram
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Approximately 4 hours
A panoramic drive takes you through the historic city center of Santos to the Coffee Museum. The former palace in which it is located was built in 1922 to celebrate 100 years of Brazilian independence. The museum is called the Coffee Trade Palace or Palacio da Bolsa do Café.
Continue to Maua Square and board a tram for a ride through the main streets of Santos. Watch for historic buildings and landmarks such as Outeiro de Santa Catarina -- the hill that marks the foundation of the Vila de Santos settlement -- and the São Paulo Water Company headquarters at Palácio Saturnino.
Return to the pier by way of Gonzaga Beach, bordered by hotels and high-rise condominiums.
Wear lightweight clothing and comfortable walking shoes; bring a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. Tour does not operate on Mondays.