11 days in Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

11 days in Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Head to Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas and Anita Schwarzfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Forte de Copacabana and Santa Cruz da Barra Fortress. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rio de Janeiro: Niteroi (Igreja de Sao Francisco Xavier, Sossego Beach, & more), Marica (Ponta Negra Beach & Pedra do Elefante) and Saquarema (Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Nazareth & Vila Beach). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Morro Dois Irmaos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, see the interesting displays at Instituto Moreira Salles, and kick back and relax at Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro journey planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport. December in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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Niteroi, Marica, Saquarema
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Pedra do Telegrafo ©
Pedra do Telegrafo
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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