The Town

Paraty is a municipal district that encompasses 300 beaches, 12 hydrographical basins, 5 protected parks, 65 islands and hundreds of waterfalls distributed in a vast extension of the Atlantic forest.
Paraty is an enchanter city, considered a National Colonial Historical and Artistic Patrimony, which preserves until today its countless natural and architectural beauties.
To walk through the Historical Center of Paraty repent with charm and culture and considered the more harmonious architectural group of the 18 century, is without a doubt an unforgettable experience.

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Paraty was one of the principal Brazilian ports of gold export with its “Gold Trail”, a fundamental part in the history of the “Royal Highway” of Colonial Brazil. Later the town grew with the strong production of the local distilleries, a tradition that is maintained until today.
The process of receiving of the title “World Heritage” it is well underway and with it will bring national and international visibility to the municipal district, further advancing tourism interest in Paraty .
Guide to services provided by members of the Paraty Convention & Visitors Bureau