- Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
Think Rio De Janeiro and you will conjur up images of Copacabana and Ipanema Beach, Christ the Redeemer looking down from Corcovado Mountain and the famous Carnival celebratations. Â Â With over 23 beaches, stretching along an almost continuous 45 mile ribbon of sand, deep blue sea, mountains and verdant rainforests,Â Rio de Janeiro isn\'t known as the \'Cidade Maravilhosa\' or \'Marvelous City\' for nothing. Â Â
Places to Visit
- Sugar Loaf Mountain
- Statue of Chris the Redeemer
- Copocabana and Ipanema Beaches
- Parque Lage
- Carnivale Rio de Janeiro
- Quinta da Boa VistaÂ
- Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro
- Mosteiro de Sao Bento
Getting to and Travelling around
Rio de Janeiro its well connected with Europe and all major South American Airports. There are two airports, the AntÃ´nio Carlos Jobim (del GaleÃ£o) International Airport of Rio de Janeiro and the Santos Dumont AirportÂ whichÂ operates for domestic flights. There are plenty of taxis as well as bus services to move around and explore this beautiful city.
Best Time and Weather
Rio is year round destination, but Carnival (generally February) is the best time to soak up the atmosphere.
The hottest months are from January to March where the average temperature exceeds 30ÂºC.
The winter months from May to October are cooler with an average temperature of 25ÂºC.Â Â