PIRAUÍ - BROOMS
on foot - 5 hours
by bicycle 1 h.
To follow the Paty do Lieutenant step
Brooms are 39 km.
PATY do ALFERES - to PIRAÍ 20 km.
and another 19 km. even brooms
Stamp : Vassouras - Santa Rita de Cassia Church - Avelino Gomes Square 25 - Madruga District
or: at the Mara Palace Hotel, Rua Chanceler 121 - close to the parish church. Historic center.
click on the bottom - map , Paty do Alferes to PIRAUÍ
click below - map from Pirauí to Vassouras
(Mara Palace hotel next to the parish church.)
https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Sub+Pirau%C3%AD,+Brooms+-+RJ/Mara+Palace+Hotel+Annex+II+-+Rua+Bar%C3%A3o+de+Brooms+ -+Downtown,+Brooms+-+RJ/@-22.3942557,-43.6301344,11595m/date=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m24!4m23!1m15!1m1!1s0x992325804b8a61:0x1a4950dc0b7d-2.352!bf! !! 3m4 1m2 1d-43.644337 2d-22.3964075 3s0x9930979b2f40fb!!!!! 0xa1b6570c9dbb3a40 3m4 1m2 1d-43.6545685 2d-22.400403 3s0x9930c0b07eaa6f:! 0x81741fdc1a036a49 1M5 1m1 1s0x9930c662a92193:! 0x526aa9940b92c16d 2m2 1d-43.6602758 2d-22.4101492! 3e2
click below - map, map from Paty do Lieutenant to Vassouras - on foot
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Click to see the aerial photo of the church-albuergue
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on foot - 4.5 h (21.5 km)
follow the RJ 115 road
!!! in the clover with sign Fazenda do Secretary !!!
Smooth right turn on RJ-115
11.2 km (follow the yellow arrows)
Turn right onto R. Álvaro Soares
Entering the city you will find the SHOU DE BOLA restaurant.
Going further, you will find the church of Santa Rita de Cássia - there is a stamp in the secretariat.
Church of Santa Rita de Cassia.
Here is a stamp.
Overnight at the sisters' house BETÂNIA Retiros, inn.
Júlio Correa e Castro Square, 10 - Madruga, Vassouras - RJ, 27700-000
or hotel downtown.
MARA PALACE HOTEL
Rua Chancellor Dr. Raul Fernandes 121
tel. (024) 2471-1993
near the parish church.
Click to see Show de Bola restaurant - CNS partner
Stamp: Brooms in the Church of Santa Rita de Cassia,
MILAS BIKE bike shop right after the Chell station
Brooms - Chapel (future HOSTEL) São Benedito
RJ-143, 6210, Valença - RJ, 27600-000
39 km .
8 hours of walking
2.30 min of cycling
Getting to the chapel of St. Benedict
(in this place we still don't have the hostel, we are preparing and it may be that this year 2020 will be ready)
We suggest you take a taxi or UBRER and go to Conservatória (11 km.) for accommodation and food and the next day come back to continue the walk from this location.
Arriving at noon for Conservatória, take the opportunity to have lunch and pick up your bags from the inn and follow the path to São José do Turvo 17 km.
Cyclists without problems can continue to Conservatória or São José do Turvo.
CYCLISTS can follow two stages to Hotel Fazenda Sant'Ana do Turvo 82 km. (you need to leave earlier to arrive at the inn before nightfall)
From Vassouras to Capela São Benedito (future hostel) 39 km. to Conservatória +11 km., to São José do Turvo plus +16 km. and another 16 for the Sant'Ana do Turvo Farm.
On the way we will cross a small town of Nossa Senhora do Ámparo.
7 STEP ALTIMETRY
by bicycle - 2 h 24 min (32.5 km)
457 m. 220 m (uphills)
674 m. 342 m (descents)
St. Rita Church of Cassia
R. Álvaro Soares, 95 - Madruga, Vassouras - RJ, 27700-000
Head towards the city center
by Calleti Street, Otávio Gomes and
at the SHELL station turn right
to Rua Acadêmico Eliete Nunes Barbosa going down at the intersection with Av. Marechal Paulo Torres
go straight on next to the bus stop on Estr. Barão de Vassouras (signs for Embrapa/Santa Monica Experimental Field)
Follow the Desengano road for 6 km. to the bridge over the Paraíba do Sul River.
Crossing the bridge, we will enter the city of Barão do Juparanã - on RJ-115.
After crossing the village on the unpaved road, we will cross to RJ-143.
Click to see the clover - here turn left
After 12 km crossing (on the left) with the RJ 145 Highway Benjamin Ielpo,
Click to see the clover - here turn right
l Ogo enter the right (100m.) to remain in RJ-143 for 7 km.
Valencia - RJ, 27600-000
St. Benedict Chapel Community.