Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, including Rio's glamorous beaches, Sao Paulo's vibrant nightlife and shopping, and scenic coastal getaways. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth.
MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from Ipanema Beach to Buzios
PERFECT HOTELS for every budget
BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes
Useful FEATURES on the World Cup, Carnival, and music
VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save
INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts
Maps and COLOR PHOTOS to guide and inspire your trip.