The Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Rio de Janeiro is during the months of September and October during the spring season. During this time the temperature ranges around 79º F (26ºC) with little humidity and is cool enough to hit the beaches.
Rio de Janeiro Festivals & Events
Celebrate the New Years Eve Brazilian style on the Copacabana Beach with live music, fireworks, and millions of people from all over. Plan your visit during the Brazilian Grand Prix Horse Race that takes place each year in August and is a major crowd-pulling event.
Tips to Save on Travel to Rio de Janeiro
Advance booking is the perfect way to get cheap flights to St Louis. Book your flights at least 45-20 days in advance and get the best discounts on your airfare. Top airlines like Air France, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines offer great travel deals to Rio de Janeiro. Once you reach the airport, you can opt for Bus Service, Taxis, and Car Rental to reach downtown.
Top Attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas- Located in the heart of south zone; Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas captivates visitors by presenting great views of Corcovado and Ipanema and Leblon beaches. The lagoon-side area serves an ideal base for jogging or cycling while lagoon is for paddle boating.
Museu Historico Nacional- Take the journey into the past of Rio de Janeiro and Brazilian past at large right from colonial to Imperial times at the Museu Historico Nacional. The museum houses a great collection of paintings and artifacts but paintings certainly supersede artifacts in quality.
Museu de Arte Moderna- Check the pulse of city’s art scene at the Museu de Arte Moderna or MAM. Apart from museum’s modern art collection, the architectural design of its building is also to watch out for.
Ponta Do Arpoador- None can beat the Ponta Do Arpoador as a spot to see stunning sunset views. The waterfront area is a favorite destination of couples who enjoy a walk along the shoreline. You can also do sea surfing and photography here.