Rio de Janeiro :
Unmissable tourist sites
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
Rua Senador Pompeu 190 BR - Rio de Janeiro RJ 20221-290
Prix Prices from : 210 BRL
For adults only, Hotel San Diego offers air-conditioned accommodation in downtown Rio, just 2 blocks from Central Subway Station. Copacabana Beach is a 20-minute drive away, and parking is free. Rooms are equipped with a modern bathroom, TV, telepho..
Rua Barao de Iguatemi, 230 BR - Rio de Janeiro RJ 20270-060
Prix Prices from : 150 BRL
This adult-only hotel is centrally located in Rio de Janeiro, just a 10-minute drive from Santos Dumont Airport. Malaga offers air-conditioned accommodations with room service and free Wi-Fi. Private parking is free. Featuring a dining area and an L..
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
BR - RJ
Prices from : 55 €
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..
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 ..
BR - RJ
Prices from : 48 €
Explore the beauty of this bay and its surrounding areas with a knowledgeable guide. Guanabara Bay was discovered on January 21, 1502, by a Portuguese squad commanded by Andre Goncalves. Thinking it to be a great riverand being the month of Ja..