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Rent a Local Friend - Private Tours

Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
+55 21 8020 3344
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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... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Two wonderful days with Roderick!

Roderick gets an A+ rating from our family! I have been living in Recife for about 5 months now... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Northampton, Massachusetts
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CITY TOUR RECIFE OLINDA with private car . I am french, city guide. English spoken
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
+55 21 8020 3344
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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...More

Thank dwnrvr10
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...More

Thank ljean413
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...More

Thank JandL_11
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...More

1  Thank mchartrand2014
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...More

1  Thank MsSommelier
Reviewed 13 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....More

2  Thank BloodyHolly
Reviewed 2 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,...More

Thank rkuntz
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...More

1  Thank gontario12345
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...More

1  Thank Jacqueline C
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...More

1  Thank domdavis1
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