Distance
15.72 km
Ascent
180 m
Descent
176 m
Peak
74 m
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
1-2 hrs
Barra da Tijuca to Prainha

Barra da Tijuca to Prainha

Overview

Continuing from the picturesque path stretching from Leblon to Barra da Tijuca, this shorter route extends for 10 kilometers, nails the most scenic views and stops at Prainha, a small yet enchanting beach popular among surfers. It leads you from Barra da Tijuca to Grumari, where beaches have not changed in hundreds of years.

This entire stunning route borders the shore, offering not only panorama of the beaches and mountains but also interesting coastal communities along it. Warm sunshine and fresh wind embrace you and your buddy bike.

Easy to access, friendly to ride, captivating to see, what can you expect more from a seaside path?

Terrain

The route is a well-paved bike lane with signs. It’s flat, smooth, and well maintained.

Access

Bring your bike to the coastline path in Barra da Tijuca. It’s easy to access from anywhere.

We suggest starting your ride from Natural Park Mun. from Marapendi.

Food and drink

The Mirante da Prainha Bar and Restaurant near the ending of the ride is a famous stop with delicious fresh grilled fish and tables under banana trees leaves.

Want some exceptional Brazilian seafood culinary experiences, visit Pesqueiro RJ. Otherwise, Toca da Traira is a wonderful option for those who love fresh fish, tasty recipes and personalized service.

More details

Enjoy what Rio de Janeiro’s coastline offers and make your holiday the most exciting trip by bike.

Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Sightseeing
Commuter
Rail Trail
Gravel
Various
EPIC Ride
Fitness Level:
Low
Medium
High
Ultra Fit
Various
Terrain:
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
On-Road
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Gravel Road
Trail Signage:
Excellent
Good
Average
Poor
Non Existant
Mobile Coverage:
Excellent
Good
Limited
Nil
Services:
Water
Food
First Aid
Toilets
Bike hire
Carparking
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
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