If a city has the nickname ‘The Marvelous City’, then it probably has lots of cool things to offer. Especially when the word ‘marvelous’ is related to the natural beauty of this certain city. Welcome to Rio de Janeiro, or Cidade Maravilhosa, as the Brazilians tend to call their beloved Rio. A city that truly lives up to its nickname.
Antonio Carlos Jobim. A tribute to the writer of The Girl from Ipanema, one of most famous songs ever.
Not only biking in Rio de Janeiro becomes more popular every day, but it is a trend that goes all around Brazil.
Cycling in Rio de Janeiro will soon be made more easy in some of the city's favelas. The first favelas in Rio to get bike paths will be the communities of Complexo da Maré, in the north of the city. With a length of 22 km, the bike lanes will connect its various communities and its cyclists to the stations of the BRT bus transport.
In our new bike tour in Rio de Janeiro, the Panorama tour, we cycle through Aterro do Flamengo, better known as Flamengo Park.
Now that the World Cup is being held in Rio de Janeiro everything in this city seems to be about football. During our bike tours in Rio de Janeiro however, you'll constantly pass by places that have something to do with football, even if there is no World Cup going on. That makes cycling in Rio de Janeiro extra fun for football geeks.