37 km, Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG)
Explore Intoxicating Rio
Hit the beach, see iconic attractions, and enjoy local nightlife
Dubbed the Marvelous City, Rio is a stunning metropolis lined by golden beaches and verdant mountains. Experience outdoor adventures like hiking in the Tijuca Forest, sailing in scenic Guanabara Bay, or hang gliding over Pedra Bonita mountain. Soak up the sun at postcard-perfect Ipanema Beach and the renowned Copacabana Beach, featuring coconut water stands and volleyball courts. Of course, you won’t want to miss iconic attractions like the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Jardim Botânico. Music is part of the culture, so you’ll hear the samba and other regional styles wherever you go. If you’re looking for nightlife, head over to lively Lapa, a popular spot for bar hopping. There’s always a reason to party in sunny Rio, whether it’s the annual Carnival or a post-soccer match celebration.