Central and South America

Brazil

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Brazil

The Pantanal The Pantanal
The Pantanal
Cuiabá
5:00
Boipeba Island Boipeba Island
Boipeba Island
Velha-Boipeba
4:00
Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses
Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses
Barreirinhas
5:00
Fernando de Noronha Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha
Vila dos Remédios
4:00
São Francisco de Salvador Church and Convent São Francisco de Salvador Church and Convent
São Francisco de Salvador Church and Convent
Salvador
1:00
Parque National da Chapada Diamantina Parque National da Chapada Diamantina
Parque National da Chapada Diamantina
Lençóis
5:00

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Latin America’s most beautiful landscapes

Quite literally strewn with natural wonders, the South American continent is a land of exceptional landscapes. Here are a few of the most spectacular, from a list that is far from exhaustive.

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The historic treasures of Rio’s Centro

The Centro quarter is the financial heart of Rio de Janeiro, and has a rich cultural heritage as well. The splendid Theatro Municipal, the fabulous National Library, the posh hotels and lovely churches lining the large squares all take us on a historic tour of the country’s former capital, from its colonial past to independence.
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A visit to the Pavão-Pavãozinho favela

Not many people think about striking out into Rio’s favelas. But despite the reputation of these underprivileged districts, some of them can be visited quite easily, like Pavão-Pavãozinho, which is just behind the Copacabana beach. Houses piled up on top of each other, walls painted in different colours or decorated by graffiti artists, samba dancers, aspiring footballers, good times and community spirit: this is the people’s Brazil.
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