The much awaited 2014 FIFA World Cup is around the corner and in addition to the thrill of supporting their favourite teams; the fans are more excited about the wide variety of fabulous experiences the country has to offer them. A total of 64 matches are spread around a dozen cities in Brazil and these cities are opening up to be more tourist- friendly and preparing for a 2014 Football Party. The selected cities include Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Cuiaba, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Natal, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Sao Paulo.
On top of the intense hype for the matches between the 32 national teams, the 12 Brazilian host cities boast a wide array of exciting attractions; from the major economic hubs of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to the African Drumming in Salvador, the amazing beaches of Natal, beach buggy tours at Fortaleza, pulsating nightlife in Porto Alegre and the extraordinary UNESCO Heritage site at Recife. Every city has its own perks to ensure every visitor has an enjoyable time in Brazil this year.
Rio and Sao Paulo are two of the most popular cities in the world as well as the country’s key centres of high-class hotels, fashion, gastronomy and thriving night life. The city of Manaus will host England’s first game of the 2014 tournament. Manaus is famous for its riverboat adventures down Amazon and Rio Negro. There are amazing offers on flights to Manaus, flights to Sao Pauloand, flights to Rio de Janeiro from London, thus enabling the vacation to Brazil an affordable one for all Football lovers.
The matches scheduled at Brasilia will be at a completely new, rebuilt stadium. The city is popular for its modern architecture, steakhouses and Parque Nacional de Brasilia. Likewise, Cuiaba is of no exception – the stadium is absolutely new and due for completion this year. The city has its own highlights such as jaguar spotting, piranha fishing and riverboat cruises. There are low cost flights to Brasilia and great offers on flights to Cuiaba from London, exclusively this FIFA season.