Rio de Janeiro is located in the southeastern part of Brazil. Fly with JetSMART to visit this great Brazilian city. Get ready to walk through the streets, stroll along the sea and enjoy the famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. A must-see will definitely be two of its major attractions: the 38-meter-high statue of Cristo Redentor at the top of Corcovado and Pan de Azúcar, a large peak of granite which can be reached through cable cars. Fly at ultra-low prices and discover Brazil's cultural traditions and its famous Carnival celebration featuring carriages, extravagant costumes and samba dancers.
The airport, popularly known as Galeão, but now called Antônio Carlos Jobim International Airport, is located about 20 km from downtown Rio de Janeiro and operates domestic and international flights. To get to the center of the city there are buses that take visitors to some of the most popular beaches and hotels. The trip takes about 40 minutes.
Rio de Janeiro certainly has it all! Pack your bags and start your tour around downtown where the National Library and the Municipal Theater are located and learn a little bit of the city's history. If you enjoy outdoor activities make sure you visit the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon or the Chinese viewpoint, ideal for being surrounded by nature. Make the most of the sunny days and relax at the beach, a perfect place for the family and for those who want to surf. An absolute must-see is the Northern Zone where the Maracanã is located, a world-renowned stadium where visitors can watch a good soccer match or take a guided tour to learn about the history of the stadium.
Rio de Janeiro is perfect at any time of the year, but we recommend traveling during the months of October, November and early December, as the days are sunny and the atmosphere is festive in preparation for the carnival. March, April and May are also very pleasant but a little less festive.