We will be open at 10:30 am. Call 020 7590 0610

Rio de Janeiro 'great for February fun'

Article content

31 December 2009

Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is one of the best locations in the world to visit in February 2010, it has been suggested.

Staff at the events guide website Whatsonwhen stated that those visiting Brazil at this time of year can enjoy the Rio Carnival, which takes place from the 13th to the 16th of the month, the Guardian reports.

They noted: "Hip-swivelling samba schools battle it out to win the favour of the crowds and whip onlookers into a frenzy of singing and dancing."

According to the team, while the parades on the Sambadrome are well known for their atmosphere, tickets can be hard to come by, but there are some 500 "bloco" street parties that can be enjoyed for free.

Individuals were advised that if they cannot make it to Rio in time for the carnival they can still witness the Champions Parade, which takes place the Saturday after and was described as "equally spectacular".

Lonely Planet travel editor recently praised Rio de Janeiro for its excellent vibe at new year, adding that locals welcome tourists with open arms.

Posted by Francis FinchADNFCR-2704-ID-19535131-ADNFCR

"

Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

Learn why Wexas is the leader in creating luxury holidays. What is tailor-made travel?

Expert advice & support

Visit us in our London office

Let our travel specialists curate the perfect holiday:

  • Inspirational ideas based on experience
  • Established for over 45 years
  • Tailor a holiday to your precise requirements
  • Personalised quotes and documentation
  • In-depth Wexas travel guides

Every step of the way

Every step of the way

Our services are with you from start to finish:

  • Dedicated personal consultants
  • Wexas Travel App
  • Free airport lounges on qualifying bookings
  • Care and guidance pre, post and during holiday
  • Full financial security: ABTA & ATOL protected