Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is a large city in Brazil, on the South Atlantic coast. Rio is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laidback beach culture and its annual carnival celebrations. The hotel-lined tourist beaches, include Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon.

Some of the most famous local landmarks in addition to the beaches include the giant statue of Jesus, known as Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado mountain; Sugar Loaf mountain with its cable car; the Sambódromo, a giant permanent parade stand used during Carnival; and Maracanã stadium, one of the world's largest. Rio also boasts the world's largest forest inside an urban area, called Floresta da Tijuca, or 'Tijuca Forest'.

Things to see and do
* Sugarloaf Mountain
* 125-foot tall statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain
* Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon beachfront districts
* Tijuca Forest

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Real (R$)
Language – Portuguese
Land Area - 1,260 km²
Population – 6,200,000
Electricity – 2 pin round pins European style and 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – +55

Port Location – Rio de Janeiro has one of the world's most beautiful natural harbors surrounded by low mountain ranges. The port is located in Guanabara Bay.

Transport Links - International and most domestic flights land at Tom Jobim International Airport which is 20 km away from the city center and main hotels. Visitors can also get a train, bus, rental car or ferry to and from Rio.

To get around Rio you can catch a taxi which is probably the best way to travel in the city, bus, subway or rental car.

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Cruises from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cruise Date Duration
Fantasia, South America ex Rio de Janeiro Roundtrip 24/02/19 3 nts
Fantasia, South America ex Rio de Janeiro Roundtrip 27/02/19 3 nts
Fantasia, South America ex Rio de Janeiro Roundtrip 02/03/19 7 nts
Fascinosa, South America ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 03/03/19 7 nts
Fantasia, South America ex Rio de Janeiro Return 09/03/19 6 nts
Fantasia, Grand Voyage ex Rio de Janeiro to Genoa 15/03/19 18 nts
Fantasia, Grand Voyage ex Rio de Janeiro to Rome 15/03/19 17 nts
Fascinosa, Transoceanic ex Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona 16/03/19 20 nts
Fascinosa, Transoceanic ex Rio de Janeiro to Savona 16/03/19 15 nts
L'Austral, From Brazil to Africa ex Rio de Janeiro to Dakar 18/03/19 16 nts
Pursuit, Portuguese Pursuit ex Rio De Janeriro to Lisbon 20/03/19 17 nts
Favolosa, Brazil Canary Spain ex Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona 28/03/19 16 nts
Favolosa, Brazil, Canary, Spain, France, Italy ex Rio de Janeiro to Savona 28/03/19 18 nts
Favolosa, Brazil Canary Spain France ex Rio de Janeiro to Marseilles 28/03/19 17 nts
Poesia, Grand Voyage ex Rio de Janeiro to Copenhagen 01/04/19 17 nts
Poesia, Grand Voyage ex Rio de Janeiro to Berlin 01/04/19 18 nts
Sirena, Southern Crossing ex Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona 18/04/19 17 nts
Zaandam, South America Passage ex Rio de Janeiro to San Antonio 18/11/19 16 nts
Pursuit, Rio to Buenos Aires Voyage ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 30/11/19 8 nts
Fantasia, Brazil,Uruguay,Argentina ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 06/12/19 5 nts
Fantasia, Brazil,Uruguay,Argentina ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 06/12/19 4 nts
Fantasia, Brazil,Uruguay,Argentina ex Rio de Janeiro Return 06/12/19 8 nts
Marina, Radiant Rhythms ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 07/12/19 12 nts
Marina, Southern Serenade ex Rio de Janeiro to Santiago 07/12/19 28 nts
Fantasia, South America ex Rio de Janeiro Return 14/12/19 6 nts
Mariner, Hues of the Amazon ex Rio de Janeiro to Miami 17/12/19 20 nts
Fantasia, Brazil,Argentina,Uruguay ex Rio de Janeiro Return 20/12/19 8 nts
Fantasia, A South America Cruise ex Rio de Janeiro Return 28/12/19 8 nts
Fantasia, Brazil,Uruguay,Argentina ex Rio de Janeiro Return 05/01/20 8 nts
Fantasia, South America Cruise ex Rio de Janeiro Roundtrip 13/01/20 5 nts
Fantasia, Brazil,Argentina,Uruguay ex Rio de Janeiro Return 18/01/20 8 nts
Fantasia, South America ex Rio de Janeiro Return 26/01/20 6 nts
Fantasia, Brazil,Argentina,Uruguay ex Rio de Janeiro Return 01/02/20 8 nts
Fantasia, South America ex Rio de Janeiro Return 09/02/20 6 nts
QV, South America Cruise Sector V006A ex Rio de Janeiro to San Antonio 10/02/20 19 nts
Marina, Radiant Rhythms ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 12/02/20 12 nts
Marina, South American Trails ex Rio de Janeiro to Lima 12/02/20 32 nts
Europa 2, Carnaval do Brasil to Canary Islands ex Rio de Janeiro to Tenerife 19/02/20 17 nts
Fantasia, A South America Cruise ex Rio de Janeiro Return 19/02/20 3 nts
Fantasia, A South America Cruise ex Rio de Janeiro Roundtrip 22/02/20 7 nts
Fantasia, The South America Cruise ex Rio de Janeiro Return 29/02/20 6 nts
Fantasia, A South America Cruise ex Rio de Janeiro Roundtrip 06/03/20 3 nts
Shadow, Voyage 3004 ex Rio de Janeiro to Ft Lauderdale 07/03/20 20 nts
Shadow, Voyage 3004 ex Rio de Janeiro to Ft Lauderdale 07/03/20 20 nts
Shadow, Voyage C3004 ex Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon 07/03/20 33 nts
Fantasia, Grand Voyage Brazil,Spain,Portugal ex Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona 09/03/20 17 nts
Fantasia, Grand Voyage Spain,Portugal,France ex Rio de Janeiro to Marseille 09/03/20 18 nts
Fantasia, Grand Voyage Spain,Portugal,Italy ex Rio de Janeiro to Genoa 09/03/20 19 nts
Fantasia, Grand Voyage Spain,Portugal,Italy ex Santos to Genoa 10/03/20 18 nts
Insignia, Atlantic Endeavour ex Rio de Janeiro to Cape Town 15/03/20 25 nts
Pacifica, Transoceanic ex Rio de Janeiro to Savona 26/03/20 15 nts
Poesia, Grand Voyage ex Rio de Janeiro to Warnemunde 30/03/20 22 nts
Poesia, Grand Voyage ex Rio de Janeiro to Copenhagen 30/03/20 21 nts
Quest, Perfect your Swing in South American ex Rio to Buenos Aires 30/11/20 9 nts
Mariner, Christmas in the Amazon ex Rio de Janeiro to Miami 15/12/20 21 nts
Voyager, Pampas Exploration ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 19/01/21 12 nts
Voyager, Atlantic Ocean Exploration ex Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona 26/03/21 18 nts
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