Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, a perfect introduction to Christmas in RioStaff Writer | Tuesday December 4, 2018 6:58AM ET
LatAm Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
One of the Rio de Janeiro’s most picturesque spots, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas is encircled by a 7.2km walking and cycling path you may enjoy this December.
READ MOREBikes are available for hire from stands along the east side of the lake, as are paddle boats.
For those who prefer caipirinhas (cocktails made from limes, sugar, ice and high-proof sugarcane alcohol) to plastic swan boats, the lakeside kiosks on either side of the lake offer alfresco food and drinks, sometimes accompanied by live music on warm nights.
Bike Tour - Urban beaches and Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon starts at $34, Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour: Ipanema, Leblon and Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoonstarts at $65, and Rio de Janeiro: Jeep Tour to Favela la Rozinha starts at $72. ■
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