Rio de Janeiro Holidays 2014

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Rio de Janeiro at a Glance

If you are looking for beautiful beaches and amazing sights all within one city; then look no further than Rio de Janeiro.

Holidays to this incredible city really do have something for everyone, from dancing the samba in time with the beats from the Carnival to playing beach football on possibly one of the most beautiful and iconic beaches in the world.

Exploring Rio de Janeiro

Located in the south east of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is the perfect place to experience Brazilian culture at its best. Start your holiday to Rio with the beaches; the iconic beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana are perfect for lazing in the sun, playing some beach football and watching the world go buy. Make sure after your day in the sun, you head to one of the many beachfront bars and watch the amazing sunsets while sipping a delicious caipirinha.

For the best views of this amazing city, look no further than a trip up to Cristo Redentor, most famously known as Christ the Redeemer; take in the spectacular 360° views under the outstretched arms of the statue. For a different picture of Rio, take the cable car to Sugar loaf Mountain 'Pao de Acucar' and watch the sunset from one of the many cafes and watch as the city lights up!

Your Rio Holiday!

Get the most out of the city and experience the nightlife on your break to Rio! No matter what time of year you visit, there is something to suit everyone; from the fast beats and amazing atmosphere of the Carnival to the chilled out bars of Copacabana. Start your night in Lapa at one of the many samba clubs - you can even have a lesson if you like! Or dance the night away on the sidewalks of Leblon; whatever you decide you are sure to have an amazing night out on your holiday to Rio. If you are a football fan, your holiday to Rio de Janeiro would not be complete without taking in a match at the world famous Maracana stadium; where you can experience a match in true Brazilian style.

This beautiful and intriguing city is packed to the brim with sights, activities and not to mention fun; so if you are looking for something different for your holiday this year, Rio is the perfect choice.

Lowcostholidays.com can help you plan your holiday to Rio with ease, with a great selection of flights and affordable accommodation, you are only one step away from caipirinha’s and samba in the sun!

Other recommended destinations:

No holiday in Brazil would be complete without a trip to Iguacu Falls. The amazing falls, split between Brazil and Argentina are made up of over 275 different waterfalls and are one of the most spectacular sites on Earth.

Attractions

You will find the city of Rio de Janeiro an excellent place to come on a city trip. There is so much to see and do here and you have the added benefit of a spectacular beach right next to the city. Check out the Christ the Redeemer statue, which has become a well-known landmark across the world. You can enjoy the amazing views on offer from the top of the mountain peak as well as the experience. Head to the botanical gardens in the city where you can explore the local plants and nature of the country in a beautiful city retreat.

Things to Do

There are many things to do in the city, and with the abundance of sightseeing options you can spend much of your time learning about the cities rich culture and exploring the culture of the area. Why not join a walking or open bus tour of the city where you can enjoy a guided tour of the best sights from a knowledgeable guide. You can also find many great scenic walking trails in and around the city where you can gain some of the best views of the area.

Festivals

There are many great festivals and celebrations around the year in the city of Rio, so why not book your trip to coincide with one of these vibrant celebrations. Head to the city for the famous Rio Carnival or the Rock in Rio festival or make th emost of th evibance and excitiment that takes over the city at New Year down at the Copacabana Beach.

Architecture

The city is rich with many wonderful examples of architecture and design that will keep any architecture fan happy on their trip. You can see many examples of ancient Brazil and times gone by in the many cobbled streets and quaint lined houses. Enjoy the architecture of the many churches and shrines throughout the city too and the Theatro Municipal is another must see.