Amazing sites, unique wildlife, wonderful people and beautiful parties... This is what Rio de Janeiro is about. Making you live this "love at first sight" experience is my objective. Feel free to look at my different offers, and don't hesitate to contact me.


About me

My name is Axel! I offer dynamic tours for you to discover the many universes of this amazing city. My objective is to share with you my passion for Rio and to present you all its beauty and magic. You will catch the real Carioca way of living : favelas, Historical Centre, Santa Teresa colonial and bohemian district, Tijuca forest hikes... I also take you to full days tour to the wild beaches of Grumari / Prainha and in Niteroi city (full day by car). I also offer By Night tours so you get the crazy vibes of the Carioca Nights with samba live concert or Samba School Rehearsals, and this all year long and everyday of the .week !  


I am a 33 years old french guy living in Rio for 8 years, I turned an official tour guide in 2011, I speak english, portuguese and spanish. . With 3 friends I am running the Guesthouse Casa 48, situated in a small favela in the district of Santa Teresa. 


Feel free to ask me any questions about your stay and your expectations in Rio, I know quite well the city and it would be a pleasure to guide you !


"o Rio de Janeiro continua lindo..." 

       Tim Maia



"Cidade maravilhosa, cheia de encantos mil...

official anthem of Rio 


"a pesar de você, amanhã há de ser outro dia" Chico Buarque


"eu pergunto com que roupa, com que roupa... eu vou?" 

Noel Rosa


"quero assistir ao sol nascer, ver as águas do rio correr..."



"nessa cidade, todo mundo é d'oxum, homen, menino, menina, mulher"

Davi Moraes


"não deixe o samba morrer, não deixa o

samba acabar"

Maria Rita 


"eu só quero é ser feliz, andar tranquilamente na favela onde nasci"

Cidinho e Doca