Activities in Rio de Janeiro
So this page about activities in Rio is a collection of information with links to more specific pages. Since most of the time the weather in Rio de Janeiro is pretty good, lots of activities our outside. Especially the ones at the beach are great fun!
Activities in Rio – Capoeira
On my page for Capoeira there is a collection of pages on this topic. Learn about the history, the moves, the music and also where you can practice in Rio de Janeiro. Even though Capoeira is more culturally connected to Bahia and Salvador, is still quite popular in Rio. Though Capoeira is part dance, part martial art, Rio also is a great place to learn the traditional Brazilian dances like samba and forró, read here more about these dances.
These days quite a few people come to Rio for a longer stay, many of these people want to learn the language. Click the link Learn Portuguese in Rio and you will get to a small collection of pages I have put together, there I explain a bit about the language and the best ways to learn. There are links and addresses to schools and good resources. Even though English is spoken, you cannot operate fully in Rio without command of the native tongue!
Activities in Rio – Games and Play
So here is where you find activities that for most are not sports but just games for recreation and fun many times at night. I have a whole page dedicated to Pool in Rio, it has some history and many addresses. On the Games in Rio page you have links and addresses to places for darts, bowling and Go-kart.
Sports in Rio
To say that sports in Rio is popular is an understatement; Football, beach volley, running, Jiu-jitsu, surfing, climbing and lots more is practiced all over the place. On the beach, in the gyms, in the mountains; it’s everywhere. But how can you practice these sports? On this page is some general info, clicking on the links takes you to the specific information about that particular sport or activity.
Activities on Rainy Days
Rio is a city that is greatly benefitted by the sun. There is so much nature in the city, from the forest to parks, from the beach to waterfalls, that the sun is almost a must when visiting Rio. But of course we can’t control the weather and lots of people asked for tips on what to do when it is raining. So we decided to create the following article for you, When It Rains in Rio de Janeiro – What to Do?.