Lots of natural oases
Nature is never far away in Brazil. Rio is on a bay, always close to the sea: The famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are particularly popular, especially with surfers and divers. There are green rainforests just outside the city, full of unique animals and plants. And there is nature to be discovered in the middle of the city too – the botanical garden is full of rare flowers and plants spreading lovely scents. Rio de Janeiro is the ideal destination for a city trip or the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in Brazil. Book a flight to Rio de Janeiro now!
City of song and dance
Say Rio, think carnaval. Millions of joyful people crowd the streets of Rio during these 4 days. You can learn more about this spectacular festival in the Sambadrome museum. For instance, how these remarkable floats are constructed. And of course, there’s also plenty to do during the rest of the year: The national dance is the samba. Go out for an evening and you’ll soon get the hang of it.
Flights to Rio de Janeiro for a unique holiday
Find a cheap ticket to Rio de Janeiro? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: Free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Brazil before you know it.
In the centre of Rio is the district of Lapa which combines various places of interest and an exuberant nightlife. With its colonial aqueduct, colourful art projects, green parks and huge selection of bars, Lapa is alive day and night.
There are only 20 cities that can boast a beach as an attraction, but Rio de Janeiro has a wealth of them. Copacabana is where all the parties take place, and Grumari is a slice of paradise hidden among the mountains. But life is good on any of these top five beaches.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro is renowned the world over. This huge, exuberant spectacle begins every year on the Friday after Easter. For five days carnival unites millions of Brazilians and visitors who come from every corner of the earth to Rio especially for this event. The streets are alive with music, dance and…
Rio de Janeiro is the only city in the world with a rainforest within its city limits: The Tijuca National Park. This ‘urban jungle’ is 33 square kilometres in size and home to a wide range of flora and fauna. Just beyond the mass of humans live iguanas, howler monkeys, cobras and various species of bird. Tijuca is a little…
High upon the Corcovado, Christ the Redeemer towers 710 metres above the city. With his arms spread wide, he has been watching over Rio de Janeiro since 1931. This 38-metre high statue is the icon of the city and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors annually.
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Average travel time: 16 hour and 10 min