10 days in Rio de Janeiro & Armacao dos Buzios Itinerary

10 days in Rio de Janeiro & Armacao dos Buzios Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 4 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights

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Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pedra do Arpoador, The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian and Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour. On the 9th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your understanding of the past and present with Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, catch a live performance at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, then make a trip to Carioca Aqueduct, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, and finally pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Rio de Janeiro. December in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

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Armacao dos Buzios

Brazil's St Tropez

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Praia dos Ossos as well as Tartaruga Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Armacao dos Buzios side-trips: Arraial do Cabo (Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia & Forno Beach) and Ecodiving - Escola de Mergulho (in Cabo Frio). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Orla Bardot Boardwalk, appreciate the history behind Brigitte Bardot Statue, kick back and relax at Geriba Beach, and don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios journey maker.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Armacao dos Buzios, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

You've added Boulevard Olimpico, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Vermelha Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Enjoy Rio de Janeiro some more: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and explore the activities along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro journey maker tool.

Getting from Armacao dos Buzios to Rio de Janeiro by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip