Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Though Rio’s getting a lot of attention these days from the recent success of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Games, savvy travelers have had this appealing city on their bucket lists for years. From the sparkling beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema to the iconic Christ the Redeemer Statue resting atop Mount Corcovado, it’s easy to see why Rio has been dubbed The Marvelous City.

There is so much to do and see in the Cidade Maravilhosa (beautiful city) but where should you start? We’ve put together a guide to help take some of the mystery out of this spectacular destination. For helpful information and tips for traveling to Rio, check out the links on the right. If you want to experience the highly anticipated 2016 Summer Games, click here to learn more about our first class packages.

We designed our Rio Travel Guide to answer any questions you might have about the city, and to help you enhance your holiday once you get there. Those of us at Roadtrips have spent plenty of time in Rio over the past decade and we wanted to share our favorites with you. Browse through the guide to find out where to get the best burger in Rio, which neighborhoods are worth visiting, and some unique ways to explore this wonderful city.

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Everything was great from start to finish. My clients were extremely happy with the trip!
— Jackie Gutierrez, 2015 Womens World Cup