Brazil - Rio de Janeiro State (PDF Chapter)
This is the Rio de Janeiro State chapter from Lonely Planet’s Brazil guidebook.
If you thought Rio was just a city, think again! Right next door, the equally enticing state of Rio de Janeiro is home to some of Brazil’s greatest treasures, from Brazil’s oldest national park to the gorgeous Costa Verde and colonial Paraty.
- surf the wild waves of Ilha Grande’s south shore or chill in a tranquil cove nearby
- climb up craggy Pico das Agulhas Negras in Parque Nacional do Itatiaia
- learn to cook gourmet Brazilian food in picturesque Paraty
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Costa Verde, Ilha Grande & Vila do Abraão, Paraty & around, Itatiaia Region, Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, Visconde de Mauá, Penedo, North of Rio de Janeiro, Petrópolis, Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos, Vassouras, Teresópolis, Nova Friburgo, East of Rio de Janeiro, Saquarema, Arraial do Cabo, Cabo Frio and Búzios.