SAMBA UNTIL THE FALL IN THE WORLD’S BEST FEAST!
Undoubtedly, Rio de Janeiro has always been considered the carnival’s world capital! Although all of Brazil celebrates this ancient tradition of bidding farewell to all the pleasures of the flesh before the Lenten period, each city has a different way of celebrating. Meanwhile, Rio, alone, hosts the biggest carnival and sets the benchmark for measuring carnivals around the world.
DATES AND INFORMATION
Almost all people have heard of the carnival in Rio. Every year, the city receives around 500 thousand foreign visitors. By far, this is one of the most culturally interesting events in the world, which should be experienced at least once during your lifetime.
Carnival occurs every year, 40 days before Easter. It traditionally begins on a Friday and goes through Ash Wednesday, after which life returns to normal until the Easter celebrations.
THESE ARE THE DATES OF THE NEXT YEARS:
2018: February 9 to February 17
2019: March 5 to March 9
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM CARNIVAL ON THE RIVER?
Five days of world-class music, vibrant colors, stunning dances and a celebration that spreads throughout the city, unique in the world. You can watch the parade of samba schools, participate in it or just enjoy the street parties. WhereInRio is available to assist you during your stay. The Carnival begins with an opening ceremony in which the King of Carnival is crowned by the mayor, then officially begins the Carnival. The Rio Carnival continues the following day with a contest of Street Blocks in Downtown and the Magic Ball at the Copacabana Palace Hotel. The following days everything is Samba with the parades of the samba schools, the first. You can watch the parades but also participate and compete or party in the blocks of street: WhereInRio provides the perfect vacation for you with your properties to rent in Rio. Our portfolio contains apartments, houses and penthouses equipped for all budgets. We offer luxury properties in Rio everything, but we recommend you rent in Copacabana, Ipanema or Leblon. Which are perfectly located near the beach, are quiet and well-structured neighborhoods. If you want to be part of the blocks, stop, enjoy the street music and street carnival, it is the perfect place. It is easy to go to the Sambódromo where Carnival parades happen, will take about 30 minutes by subway. We recommend you to plan your flight and your accommodation reservation in advance because with Carnival there are many requests for flights and accommodation. We also offer to organize your Carnival, which is part of our concierge services!