Tours in Recife and Olinda during Carnival are the best option to visit the best spots of the city.
Recife and Olinda celebrates the Carnival in their own special way, making it one of the Carnival hotspots for Brazilians and a few tourists as well. Being a Carnival for and by the people, Recife and Olinda hosts a number of blocos or street parties spread throughout the city. While the partying takes place along the colorful, sloping streets of Olinda, there are many stages set up in and around the old town of Recife Antigo. The festivities begin with the traditional Galo da Madrugada which attracts over 1.5 millions revelers and carries on until Carnival Tuesday. Do take time to savor some regional dishes and visit the local markets and soak up the atmosphere of the Carnival spirit.