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  • Art from "Patricia Mena?"

    by BettinaK Online Now Aug 8, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    In 2000 my family and me travelled from North- to South America in a mobile home for 25 months. On our way we passed Parati and bought some wonderful abstract collages from a female artist whose name was something like "Patricia Mena?" At that time she ran her own gallery, but unfortunately I can`t exactly read her name from the signature and can`t find her name anywhere in the internet. Does anybody know this gallery or name of the artist? I`d really like to contact her and want to know what she`s doing right now.
    Best regards from Germany, Bettina

    3 Answers Aug 9, 2016 at 2:07 AM
  • Sunday buses

    by crewilliams Online Now Aug 3, 2014 at 5:06 AM


    Do local buses and minivan services (such as the ones to the waterfalls) run on a Sunday in Parati?


    1 Answer Aug 4, 2014 at 3:02 PM
  • getting to the International Airport in Rio from Paraty

    by texascountess Online Now Aug 8, 2013 at 11:31 AM

    I would like to take a plane from Rio to Belo Horizonte at 1:01. What is the best way to get there from Paraty? there seem to be buses that leave at 8:30, but that is too late

  • Quality Internet Access in Parati

    by rgaglian Online Now Jun 6, 2013 at 4:09 AM

    Hi, we are planning to move to Brazil and evaluating Parati as an option. I just need good Internet connectivity. Any idea of which services are available in the town?


  • Parati to Foz do iguacu bus?

    by Unique82 Online Now Nov 29, 2012 at 12:19 PM


    Im just wondering anyone knows if there is a direct bus from Parati to foz do iguacu direct bus withut changing in SP?. Thanks.

    2 Answers Dec 12, 2012 at 1:57 PM
  • Transportation from Angras dos Reis or Parati to Resende or Visconde de Maua.

    by lacebugz Online Now Dec 22, 2011 at 6:00 AM

    Trying to find transportation to Visconde de Maua from either Angras or Parati. Does anyone know if this is possible/bus schedules?
    Thank you.

    2 Answers Dec 22, 2011 at 1:40 PM
  • bus to buenos aires from brazil

    by pheebs1972 Online Now Sep 13, 2011 at 2:33 AM

    at the end of october i would like to travel from Parati to Buenos Aires. Does anyone know if there is a possibility to travel by bus/ how long it takes etc?
    Before I go to Parati i will be in Curitibia and i understood that they have a good public transportation system. is it better to skip Parati and go directly from Curitibia to Buenos Aires or not?
    Thanks for the info!

    2 Answers Sep 13, 2011 at 10:59 AM
  • Parati

    by Mtruter Online Now Aug 29, 2011 at 7:45 AM

    How do we travel from Rio to Parati.
    How far is it?

    3 Answers Aug 30, 2011 at 1:45 PM
  • transport from Vitoria to Paraty

    by elizesa1 Online Now Jul 21, 2011 at 2:59 AM

    I'd like to know what is the most convenient way to get from Vitoria airport to Paraty town?

  • buzios-parati

    by atteb Online Now Mar 29, 2011 at 9:45 PM

    What is the best way to travel from parati to buzios or vice versa. Are there buses? how long would the trip take? where could i find a schedule?

    2 Answers Mar 30, 2011 at 1:43 PM
  • Pousada needed for 1 lady traveller

    by christinebennett Online Now Nov 14, 2010 at 10:40 AM

    I am travelling to Paraty for 2 nights in Jan 2011 & need somewhere to stay. I think a Pousada is probably my best bet as I am 50 yrs old. Any suggestions for somewhere that isn't too expensive (it gets expensive when you travel alone as you have to pay for 2 people all the time). I have seen a suggestion for the Pousada Provence & have e mailed them for prices. I can't find any reviews on them?
    Any help would be much appreciated.

    2 Answers Nov 16, 2010 at 1:06 PM
  • Paraty Explorer

    by SeakayakBrazil Online Now Apr 16, 2010 at 8:01 AM

    somebody knows the guides that work at Paratyexplorer. they have a nice tours but i would like to know first, how experience are they.

  • Flooded streets

    by Dimez Online Now Apr 9, 2010 at 3:26 AM


    I am going in September and October to Brasil and the plan is to visit somewhere half October Parati and some other places between Rio and Sao Paulo.

    I read about the flooded streets in Parati, is this nice to see?
    And what is the change that it will flood with a full moon, is this every full moon or sometimes? I found that the 23 of October is full moon in Parati, so would it be worth to schedule our trip in such a way that we are in Parati that day?

    And another question, how are the buses around Parati, is it easy to visit Angra dos reis and Ihla Grande? We donot know exactly what we want to visit in that area, but is everything reachable with the bus?

  • cachadaco beach

    by bevmorrato Online Now Jan 18, 2010 at 6:26 PM

    I will be on Oceania cruise docking in Parati on feb. 14. How do I get to Charadaco beach - not walking. can i get a boat easily and cost. Is snokeling good? How long a trip?

    1 Answer Jan 19, 2010 at 3:43 AM
  • Bus from Santos

    by petersenn Online Now Sep 20, 2009 at 11:30 AM

    We shall arrive by ship in Santos. Now I am looking for a bus-connection from Santos to Paraty on the seashore road. So far I could not find anything. Is Santos worth to spend a night there?

    1 Answer Sep 20, 2009 at 2:27 PM
  • Parati Bus Transport

    by deemartinez Online Now Aug 19, 2009 at 10:47 PM

    I found the web site for Reunidas ( if anyone needs it, however it is in Portuguese. Can anyone direct me to an English site or a phone number for English? Thanks so much,

    2 Answers Aug 20, 2009 at 10:46 AM
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    Transportation Problem?

    by JohnniOmani Online Now Jun 21, 2009 at 6:16 PM

    Hi Folks,
    Next month I will be going to Rio followed by Ilha Grande and then Paraty. After Paraty, what are my options? I dont want to go to Sao Paulo. I want to go to Tiradentes, Ouro Preto then back to Buzios or Rio. Can someone please help me. Any suggestions for after my Paraty sector? Any help would be greatly appreciated !! Thanks fellow VTers :)
    John from Canada

    2 Answers Jun 27, 2009 at 9:15 AM
  • Paraty to Ilha Grande

    by jsmorawetz Online Now Nov 8, 2008 at 9:31 AM

    What is the best way to travel from Paraty to Ilha Grande?

    from the limited ferry schedule it looks like one early morning ferry from Angra therefore probably bus ? to Angra in the evening, stay overnight and early morning ferry.

    any thoughts?

    3 Answers Mar 31, 2014 at 3:11 PM
  • Minibus transfer from Rio to Paraty

    by clionag Online Now Aug 18, 2008 at 2:45 PM

    You mentioned you got a minibus transfer from Rio to Praty. I plan on honeymooning there in December and we leave Rio fro PAraty on Dec 24th. What is the name of the company you got your transfer with, was it private, how much did it cost and did they bring you back to Rio on a return visit. Thanks Cliona

    2 Answers Aug 18, 2008 at 9:45 PM
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    Bus from Sao Paulo to Paraty

    by Originalpaolone Online Now Feb 10, 2008 at 11:49 AM

    I will be in Sao Paulo next March 11th and I would go to Parati by bus.
    I read that the bus start from the Tiete terminal: can someone kindly indicate me the timetable of this line in the morning? What's the name of the bus line and how many time is need??

    4 Answers Feb 11, 2008 at 8:21 AM
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    Bus from Parati to Sao Paulo

    by Fish_Fish Online Now Jan 26, 2008 at 2:59 AM

    We are going to Brazil on early February and will stay at Parati for 2 days and head up to Sao Paulo, I would need enlightenment on information on Bus from Parati to Sao Paulo.

    1. I would like to know where is the bus station in Parati that head to Sao Paulo and the schedule
    2. Is the bus always full and do we have advance booking while in Parati
    3. Do we have to reserve seats and if so what is the contact number

    Your help is highly appreciated

    3 Answers Feb 8, 2008 at 6:13 AM

    by MatthewMokanyk Online Now Oct 8, 2007 at 7:26 AM

    We vacation every year during spring break with our two young daughters. Is spring break a bad time to visit Parati (weather and etc...)? Our spring break will be March 28th through April 6th.

    1 Answer Oct 8, 2007 at 12:18 PM
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    Bars/Restaurants Showing Brazil Football Matches In Parati

    by taansend Online Now May 2, 2007 at 3:44 AM


    I will be in Parati for a few days around the start of June and would love to see the Brazil vs England friendly on Friday June 1st. I arrive the night before so won't have time to explore.

    Can anyone please help me with the names of any bars or restaurants that may show the match.

    I will buy you a couple of beers if you can help.

    Many regards


    1 Answer May 2, 2007 at 6:40 PM
  • Bus transfer from Parati to Sao Paolo Guarulhos

    by andekar Online Now Feb 19, 2007 at 11:25 PM

    We are planning on going from Parati in the morning a Sunday in April to Sao Paolo Guarulhos to catch a flight at 8.30pm.
    Is this possible?? Which bus company will run this? And when will it leave Parati?? Do we have to go into Sao Paolo and change to an airport bus??


  • Getting from Parati to Sao Paulo by bus on a Sunday?

    by anniesim Online Now Dec 13, 2006 at 6:49 AM

    I am flying out of Sao Paulo (GRU) on Sunday 24th Dec in the evening. Does anyone know if it will be possible to leave Parati that morning in time to get to the airport. Know the bus journey takes approx 5hrs to the bus terminal and how long to the airport, 40mins? But do these buses run on a sunday? And the day before christmas??? Help please!! Many thanks

  • Getting from Sao Paulo to Paraty

    by lunabellies Online Now Aug 8, 2006 at 1:11 PM

    I am flying into Sao Paulo and would really like some info. on where to catch 'the' bus that will tlake me to Paraty, and how much will it cost? Can I catch it right at Guarulh Airport in Sao Paulo, or do I need to get to a bus depot? I realize the trip is about 5 hours, I feel it may be a nice intro. to Brazil. Any help is appreciated.

    3 Answers Jan 2, 2008 at 8:13 PM
  • Please do me a favour!! Any helpful soul in Parati, Brazil?

    by osullic Online Now Jul 30, 2006 at 4:47 AM

    Hi guys,

    I know this is an unusual request...

    I was in Parati with my girlfriend last year, and we came across a street stall selling really nice hand-painted bead jewellery. I can't remember exactly where the stall was, but it was somewhere near Praca da Matriz. I don't think it would be too hard to come across just wandering around.

    Anyway, my girlfriend's birthday is coming up, and I'd really like to give her one of the necklaces that were being sold at this street stall. The necklaces are just strings of differently-coloured, brightly-painted beads with flowers, etc painted on the beads. They're really cheap, but really nice and it's more for the sentimental value than anything. Is there any chance someone in Parati would be willing to buy one of these necklaces for me? Of course, if you agree, I will post you the money first. I would be forever in your debt!

    If someone thinks they might be able to help me out, please get in contact and we can sort out the details.

    Thanks a million!!

    3 Answers Aug 14, 2006 at 3:52 PM
  • romantic get-away

    by bostonite Online Now Jan 11, 2006 at 8:05 AM

    Hi - my husband and I will be traveling to Parati in March, and we are looking for a romantic, luxury get-away for our stay. Do you have any recommendations? Thanks.

    1 Answer Jan 18, 2006 at 2:05 AM
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    Things to do?

    by CaptainM Online Now Sep 26, 2005 at 3:56 AM

    Hello, I've booked a holiday to Brazil in November, flying to Rio and also visiting the Iguassu Falls. We're then hiring a car and driving to Parati for 6 days. I already heard that the best beaches are reachable by either boat or car? Can someone eloborate on this please? And also what else is recommended to do. We're not just beach bums - we do like a bit of culture and history as well! :o)

    4 Answers Jan 6, 2006 at 12:48 AM
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    Parati or Buzios

    by Bompas Online Now Aug 15, 2005 at 8:49 AM

    We are planning a trip to Rio at the end of September - after that we could either spend 4 days in Parati or Buzios. Although we like cultural villages we are concerned that 4 days is too much for Parati and that we should rather look at Buzios. Or maybe we should spend an extra day in Rio and 3 days in Parati. Can anyone assist? thanks

    2 Answers May 21, 2007 at 6:34 AM