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7 Cities in South America to Tack On to Your Rio Olympics Trip
Add these destinations to your itinerary and make the most of your vacation.
Many destinations are within easy reach of Rio.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Are you a big fan of intricate architecture, steamy tango and thrilling fútbol (soccer) matches? Buenos Aires is calling. This city is known for its combination of European influences and South American charm, as evidenced in its building facades and buzzing neighborhoods. You can spend your days strolling the streets, learning how to tango, filling up on Argentine steak and reveling in the nightlife scene. One must-visit spot is "the San Telmo neighborhood, with its weekend market and great steakhouses," says About.com's South America travel expert Ayngelina Brogan. Plus, getting to Argentina's capital is a cinch with multiple daily nonstop flights available from Rio.
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
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