Things to see and do - Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro :
Unmissable tourist sites
Rio de Janeiro Leisure tips
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Rio de Janeiro Travel guide
Rio de Janeiro : Michelin's recommendations
Presided over by the Cristo Redentor, or Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro is a mix of crazy urbanism, long, fine sandy beaches and green hills; colonial architecture, ultra-modern buildings and wretched shacks; rich, bohemian and poor… This is a city of contrasts whose heart beats to the rhythm of the samba, football and wild nights, culminating in the famous carnival. Let the city's energy bewitch you, while bearing in mind that crime is a real affliction here.
Tourist attractions Rio de Janeiro : Things to see and do
Praça Pio X BR - Rio de Janeiro
Centro, the oldest neighbourhood in Rio, is where the vestiges of the city's past are concentrated. Whether it be the imperial palace and the Baroque churches of Praça XV or the theatre and museums of Cinelândia, there is no shortage of culture. The ..
BR - Rio de Janeiro
The Corvocado, a 710m-high granite peak situated in the Parque Nacional da Tijuca, is a site not to be missed. To get there it's best to take the rack railway (departing from Rua Cosme Velha), which passes through the largest urban forest in the worl..
Av. Pasteur 520 520 BR - Rio de Janeiro
Sugarloaf Mountain, the rocky peak named after the shape of its outline, but also after the approximate translation of the name given to it by the Indians ( Pau-nd-Acuqua , "pointed and isolated promontory"), affords an uninterrupted view over Rio. F..
Hotels Rio de Janeiro
Av. Mem de Sá, 343 BR - Rio de Janeiro RJ 22011-020
Parque Hotel is just 450 metres from Sambodromo Marques da Sapucai, in Rio de Janeiro. It features air-conditioned rooms, a TV room with computers and buffet breakfast. Wi-Fi and parking are free. These practical rooms at Parque, offer a private bat..
Rua Joaquim Palhares, 411 BR - Rio de Janeiro RJ 20260-080
Prix Prices from : 190 BRL
Designed for adults only, the love hotel Gallant is near Rebouças Tunnel and is a 10-minute drive from Leblon Beach. Estácio Metro station is just 5 minutes away on foot. Rooms at Gallant Hotel are air conditioned and feature a CD player, minibar an..
Rua do Matoso, 11 BR - Rio de Janeiro RJ 20270-132
In downtown Rio, Saionara offers air-conditioned accommodation with free Wi-Fi and free parking. It is located 500 metres from Estácio Subway Station and 2 km from the famous Maracanã Stadium. Rooms at Saionara Hotel are equipped with a private bath..
Leisure activities Rio de Janeiro
See all of Rio's major sights on this full-day tour that includes visits to Sugar Loaf and Corcovado. Enjoy lunch and take the train through the Tijuca rainforest to the Christ Redeemer Statue. Watch the sun set over Copacabana Beach. If your time i..
Experience the contrast of the "stone jungle" of Rio de Janeiro and the Tijuca Rain Forest from inside an open Jeep. View the flora and fauna of this amazing rain forest from inside an open Jeep, as well as on a short, 1-hour hike. You'll ..
Your tour starts with panoramic views of downtown Rio and several of the city's main attractions. Then, travel up Urca Hill to Sugar Loaf via cable car for views of Guanabara Bay and its islands. Your ascent is by cable car in two steps. The first l..