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
Silver Cloud, South America ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 29/10/22 9 nts
MSC Fantasia, 1 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Santos (Sao Paolo) 11/11/22 1 nts
MSC Seaview, 4 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 06/12/22 4 nts
MSC Seaview, 7 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 06/12/22 7 nts
MSC Seaview, 3 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 10/12/22 3 nts
MSC Seaview, 8 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 10/12/22 8 nts
Star, South America ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 11/12/22 7 nts
Infinity, Argentina, Rio & Sao Paulo from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 12/12/22 9 nts
MSC Seaview, 5 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 13/12/22 5 nts
MSC Seaview, 13 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 13/12/22 13 nts
Pursuit, Argentina Uruguay & Brazil ex Rio de Janeiro Return 16/12/22 14 nts
MSC Seaview, 8 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 18/12/22 8 nts
MSC Seaview, 15 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 18/12/22 15 nts
Mariner, Holiday Zing & New Year Zest ex Rio de Janeiro to Miami 20/12/22 18 nts
MSC Armonia, 3 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Itajai (Balneario Camboriu) 20/12/22 3 nts
MSC Seaview, 7 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 26/12/22 7 nts
MSC Seaview, 13 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 26/12/22 13 nts
MSC Seaview, 6 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 02/01/23 6 nts
Marina, Journey Past Patagonia ex Rio de Janeiro to San Antonio (Santiago) 08/01/23 30 nts
Marina, Samba Sensations ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 08/01/23 10 nts
MSC Seaview, 6 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 08/01/23 6 nts
MSC Seaview, 14 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 08/01/23 14 nts
MSC Seaview, 8 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 14/01/23 8 nts
MSC Seaview, 14 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 14/01/23 14 nts
Voyager, Bold Flavors of Brazil & Beyond ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 19/01/23 10 nts
Voyager, Brazil to the End of the World ex Rio de Janeiro to San Antonio 19/01/23 29 nts
MSC Seaview, 6 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 22/01/23 6 nts
MSC Magnifica, 55 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Sydney, Australia 22/01/23 55 nts
MSC Seaview, 14 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 22/01/23 14 nts
MSC Seaview, 8 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 28/01/23 8 nts
MSC Seaview, 14 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 28/01/23 14 nts
MSC Seaview, 6 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 05/02/23 6 nts
MSC Seaview, 10 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 05/02/23 10 nts
MSC Seaview, 4 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 11/02/23 4 nts
MSC Seaview, 7 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 11/02/23 7 nts
MSC Seaview, 3 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 15/02/23 3 nts
MSC Seaview, 7 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 18/02/23 7 nts
MSC Seaview, 13 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 18/02/23 13 nts
Silver Moon, South America ex Rio de Janeiro to Bridgetown 22/02/23 12 nts
MSC Seaview, 6 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 25/02/23 6 nts
Seabourn Quest, 13 Night ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Manaus, Brazil 27/02/23 13 nts
Seabourn Quest, 27 Night ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Miami, Florida USA 27/02/23 27 nts
MSC Seaview, 3 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 03/03/23 3 nts
MSC Seaview, 7 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 03/03/23 7 nts
Insignia, Atlantic Expedition ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Cape Town, South Africa 04/03/23 32 nts
MSC Seaview, 4 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 06/03/23 4 nts
Pursuit, Portuguese Pursuit ex Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon 07/03/23 16 nts
MSC Seaview, 3 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return 10/03/23 3 nts
MSC Armonia, 19 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Venice, Italy 13/03/23 19 nts
MSC Seaview, 16 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Barcelona, Spain 13/03/23 16 nts
MSC Seaview, 4 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Maceio, Brazil 13/03/23 4 nts
MSC Armonia, 13 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Barcelona, Spain 13/03/23 13 nts
MSC Seaview, 3 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Salvador, Brazil 13/03/23 3 nts
Voyager, Journey from Ipanema ex Rio De Janeiro to Miami 15/03/23 21 nts
Venture, Colonial Coast & Amazon ex Rio de Janeiro to Manaus 17/03/23 12 nts
Venture, Colonial Coast & Heart of the Amazon ex Rio de Janeiro to Iquitos 17/03/23 22 nts
Star, Transatlantic ex Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona 19/03/23 15 nts
Star - Transatlantic: Canary Islands & Spain Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona 19/03/23 15 nts
MSC Seashore, 15 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Genoa (Portofino) 27/03/23 15 nts
MSC Fantasia, 10 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Funchal (Madeira Is.) 04/04/23 10 nts
MSC Fantasia, 12 Nights ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon (Cascais), Portugal 04/04/23 12 nts
Silver Wind, Transoceanic ex Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon 07/04/23 23 nts
Scenic Eclipse I, 27 Nights The Brazilian Coast, Antarctica & South Georgia ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 27/10/23 27 nts
Scenic Eclipse I, 9 Nights Uruguay & Brazil Uncovered ex Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo 27/10/23 9 nts
Scenic Eclipse II, 18 Nights Argentina, Brazil & Antarctica Insights - a cruise & land journey ex Rio de Janeiro to Punta Arenas 10/12/23 18 nts
Europa 2, 21 Night Welcome The New Year In The Vastness Of South America ex Rio de Janeiro to Valparaiso 21/12/23 21 nts
Scenic Eclipse I, 21 Nights Antarctica, Argentina & Brazil - cruise & land journey ex Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 10/01/24 21 nts
Scenic Eclipse II, 18 Nights Argentina, Brazil & Antarctica Insights - a cruise & land journey ex Rio de Janeiro to Punta Arenas 19/01/24 18 nts
Marina, Cape Horn Mariner ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to San Antonio (Santiago), Chile 21/01/24 24 nts
Splendor, 18 Nights Samba Sounds & Carnival Joy ex Rio de Janeiro to Miami 22/01/24 18 nts
Voyager, 24 Nights Antarctic Peninsula Disco ex Rio de Janeiro to Santiago (San Antonio) 26/01/24 24 nts
Scenic Eclipse II, 18 Nights Argentina, Brazil & Antarctica Insights - a cruise & land journey ex Rio de Janeiro to Punta Arenas 08/02/24 18 nts
Silver Nova, 19 Nights South America ex Rio de Janeiro to Bridgetown 14/02/24 20 nts
Azamara Quest, 17 Night Portuguese Quest Voyage ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon, Portugal 15/03/24 17 nts
Marina, Incandescent Amazon ex Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Miami, Florida USA 15/03/24 21 nts
Voyager, 18 Nights Coast To Coast Crossing ex Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon 19/03/24 18 nts
Scenic Eclipse I, 19 Nights Grand Voyage of Discovery ex Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon 21/03/24 19 nts