Rio de Janeiro

Most tourists who visit Rio de Janeiro are attracted by the beaches and great festivals of its famous capital – after all, who has never heard of Copacabana, Ipanema, Barra da Tijuca and many other beaches? And of the Rio Carnival, the largest popular festival in the world? But there is much more to be seen and enjoyed in the state of Rio.

The coastal landscape is one of the most beautiful and rugged in Brazil, with a total of 365 islands scattered along the coast in the region of Angra dos Reis alone. National parks like the one on the Ógãos Mountain Range are excellent for sports like climbing, hiking and rappelling.

The setting of many important events of the past, some of the states history is shown in photos and documents gathered in museums, such as the Imperial Museum in Petrópolis. The houses and churches of Paraty also boast a colonial style and make visitors imagine what the Brazil of the past would look like.

Source: Embratur

How to get there

Rio de Janeiro / Galeão – Antônio Carlos Jobim
International Airport

Av. 20 de Janeiro s/nº, Ilha do Governador,
Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Tel: +55 (21) 3398-5050
Fax: +55 (21) 3393-2288
Distance from downtown Rio de Janeiro: 20 km

Santos-Dumont Airport
Praça Senador Salgado Filho s/n°,
Centro Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Tel: +55 (21) 3814-7070
Fax: +55 (21) 2533-2218
Distance from downtown Rio de Janeiro: 1 Km

Macaé Airport
Est. Hildebrando Alves Barbosa s/nº, Macaé
Tel: +55 (22) 2763-5700
Fax: +55 (22) 2762-7060
Distance from downtown Macaé: 5 km

Bartolomeu Lysandro Airport
Rodovia BR 101 Km 05, Trecho Campos/Vitória,
Bonsucesso Campos dos Goytacazes
Tel: +55 (22) 2733-0144
Fax: +55 (22) 2733-1531
Distance from downtown Campo dos Goytacazes: 7 km