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Brazil Culture

  • Brazilian Culture
  • Carioca Brazilians playing beach football
  • Samba school parade in Sambodromo
  • Copacabana Beach
  • Christ The Reedemer above the clouds

Social Conventions

Casual clothing is the norm in Brazil due to the hot temperatures. The usual greeting between men is shaking hands, however, in informal settings, kissing women on both cheeks is normally practiced. As almost three-quarters of the population follow the Roman Catholic faith, the Catholic church is very revered and visitors should respect that.


The official language of Brazil is Portuguese, however, Spanish, English, Italian, French and German are also spoken. Indigenous languages include Gê, Tupi-guarani, Aruak and Karib.



Brazil has no official religion, however, 74% of the population are followers of the Roman Catholic faith. Due to the size of Brazil and its large population, many religions, including indigenous beliefs, are practiced. 



Brazil Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Brazil.

Learn about the history and culture of Brazil, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Brazil's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Brazil for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Brazil tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Brazil tours, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours? These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises and Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours among many others.



Book your Brazil tour with Goway! 

LATIN AMERICA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Brazil tours, vacations and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, see the country highlights on one of our classic itineraries, enjoy a small group tour, a Holiday of a Lifetime and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Brazil.

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