Located in southeastern Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is called the "Marvelous City" because of its natural beauty and a bustle life. Average temperatures of 24°C/75°F, can reach 40°C/104°F in the summer.


All year round.


Pão de Açúcar: the famous cable car is one of the most used means to reach the top of this mountain of 1296 meters above sea level, from where a 360 degree view allows to enjoy the beautiful forests, the beaches and a part of the great metropolis.

Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer): as a guardian angel observes the city, Christ the Redeemer, a 38-meter-tall statue stands on top of Corcovado, a mountain 710 meters above sea level. Inaugurated in 1931, the Christ the Redeemer is the best-known image of Rio de Janeiro.

Beaches: the life and customs of the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro are directly linked to the beaches. The best known are those of Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Arpoador, Vermelha, Barra da Tijuca, among others equally fascinating. In Rio de Janeiro beaches are the meeting places for practicing group activities, from a simple walk to a love meeting.

Jardim Botânico: a must-stop for anyone visiting the city, the Botanical Garden is classified as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. Here you can find trees and plants from all over the world, some endangered. The Botanical Garden has a specialized library with approximately 32,000 volumes and the largest herbarium in Brazil, with approximately 650,000 samples numbered and available to the public on the site.

Santa Teresa: one of the most traditional districts of Rio de Janeiro, with its colorful staircases in the colors of the Rio summer, is the ideal place for those who want to know the soul of Rio de Janeiro. It has numerous charming restaurants where you can taste the traditional feijoada, one of the typical dishes of southeastern Brazil.


Further informations
- Airports:  Aeroporto Internacional do Rio de Janeiro - Galeão / Aeroporto do Rio de Janeiro - Santos Dumont 


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