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  • Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)

If you love football, you won't want to miss the chance to see a soccer match in Rio de Janeiro! Come watch one of Brazil's passions and watch the best teams in Rio fight for the win. Accompanied by your guide, you'll feel the electric atmosphere of a Brazilian football match. It's an experience you'll never forget!


  • Do as the locals do and attend a Brazilian football match
  • Watch games from the three most powerful teams in Rio - Flamengo, Botafogo and Fluminense
  • Roundtrip hotel transfers from Rio de Janeiro included

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What You Can Expect

Rio de Janeiro Soccer Match

Rio de Janeiro Maracana Stadium Soccer Match

Rio's famous stadiums accommodate over 100,000 people and have been host to many championship games over the years, including the 1950 World Cup and Pele's last game.

From January through May, Rio de Janeiro's Championship is played in two cups: Gunabara's Cup and Rio's Cup. The two champions of each cup will play the final in two games and become Rio de Janeiro's champion team.

From May through December, the Brazilian Championship will take place, in which 20 teams play against each other to determine the Country's best team.

General seating is individual and under cover, and your guide is always in attendance. Note that the schedule is subject to change without prior notice.


March 1st - Botafogo vs Flamengo (4pm)
March 7th - Flamengo vs Friburguense (4pm)
March 8th -  Fluminense vs Botafogo (6:30pm)
March 11th - Flamengo vs Volta Redonda (10pm)
March 12th - Fluminense vs Bonsucesso (9pm)
March 21st - Fluminense vs Tigres (6:30pm)
March 22nd - Flamengo vs Vasco (6:30pm)
March 25th - Flamengo vs Bangu (10pm)
March 26th - Fluminense vs Cabofriense (7:30pm)
March 29th - Vasco vs Botafogo (4pm)
April 5th - Flamengo vs Fluminense (TBD)
May 10th - Fluminense vs Joinville
May 17th - Flamengo vs Sport
May 24th - Fluminense vs Corinthians
May 31st - Flamengo vs Fluminense
June 3rd - Fluminense vs Coritiba
June 7th - Fluminense vs Sport
June 7th - Flamengo vs Chapecoense
June 14th - Fluminense vs Ponte Preta
June 14th - Flamengo vs Atletico Mineiro
June 14th - Flamengo vs Atletico Mineiro
June 21st - Flamengo vs Vasco
June 28th - Fluminense vs Santos
July 5th - Flamengo vs Figueirense
July 8th - Fluminense vs Cruzeiro

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Ruiz was our guide, he introduced some background of this Derby match and record the attendance number to told us after the match, it was a pleasure experience. (Flamengo vs Botafogo)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2012

Everything went smoothly. Jose gave us a little background on the way to the game (useful for someone like me who doesn't follow soccer.

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