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Rent a Local Friend - Private Tours

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Address: Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number:
+55 21 8020 3344
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

CITY TOUR RECIFE OLINDA with private car .

I am french, city guide.


CITY TOUR RECIFE OLINDA with private car .

I am french, city guide.

English spoken

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Leo Ferreira... Private Guide in Recife & Olinda

Wow, be sure to bring your note book, Leo loves his home of Recife, and will fill you with facts, knowledge, and enthusiasm. This is a FULL day tour, worth the small amount he... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Wow, be sure to bring your note book, Leo loves his home of Recife, and will fill you with facts, knowledge, and enthusiasm. This is a FULL day tour, worth the small amount he charges. We found him via Viator, there were 12 of us booked from our cruise ship. When we re-boarded and shared our experiences how disappointed others... More 

Thank dwnrvr10
Northampton, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Roderick gets an A+ rating from our family! I have been living in Recife for about 5 months now and contacted him about giving a tour to me and my parents who were visiting from the United States. We spent two full days touring with him. From the minute I contacted him, he was very responsive and built a schedule... More 

Thank ljean413
Anaheim, California
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Léo Ferreira was a fantastic guide. We found him through Viator. He has his own car and is a great driver. Léo is a very nice, polite and enthusiastic young man. He grew up in the Recife-Olinda area and knows the area well. His knowledge is extensive and includes the culture, history and geography of the area. Léo is not... More 

Thank JandL_11
Montreal, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a great way to visit Recife and Olinda. Roderick is a good #lacalfriend to meet. We had a wonderful day cycling and walking with him to discover the area. It is awesome if you want to get the beat of the local life at your own pace. Easy also if you come with a cruise ship.

1 Thank mchartrand2014
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86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

A lot of people on our cruise said, What in the world is there worth seeing in Recife and Olinda? If you want to know, make sure you contact Roderick and let him show you! We chose a walking tour that covered over 12 km and visited not only well known sights but those great little 'under the radar/local knowledge'... More 

1 Thank MsSommelier
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

Recife was on my list of places to see in Brazil, not least because people were questioning why I wanted to go as there was nothing much there worth seeing. To those doubters, and to those more open-minded, I'd highly recommend renting a local friend. I'd been in contact with Roderick for a week or so before my arrival in... More 

2 Thank BloodyHolly
Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2016

My local friend made my stay in Recife very enjoyable. He was excited and prepared for our time together by asking what kind of sites I was interested in viewing. He was flexible and found things to view to meet my requests - street art, parks, nightlife and restaurants. His English is excellent. He has a car, so he managed... More 

Thank rkuntz
Burlington, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We were two couples, who booked a day tour with Roderick. We had corresponded with him for suggestions to customize our tour to suit us as we were four seniors. He picked us up at the terminal from our cruise and drove us to Olinda for a tour and lunch and then back to Recife for another tour. He was... More 

1 Thank gontario12345
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We stopped in Recife on Jan. 19th as part of our ship cruise. Roderick met us at the port entrance. We spent the first half day cycling along the coast, followed by a walk through the old part of the city. Very nice! In the afternoon we took a taxi to visit Olinda. Really great place and a must see!... More 

1 Thank Jacqueline C
Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My fiancée and I booked a 1 day tour with Roderick for both Recife and Olinda in November. It was just the 2 of us on the tour. It was a fantastic day and was bespoke to our requirements. Meeting in the Caixa museum of sports was a great start for me. We then spent the next few hours walking... More 

1 Thank domdavis1

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