FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil prepares for greatest show on earth

FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil prepares for greatest show on earth

After years of preparation the talking is finally over, with Brazil set to host the FIFA World Cup 2014 from June 12th until July 13th.

The tournament offers the destination a once in a lifetime opportunity to showcase its tourism offering, with hundreds of thousands of travellers expected to converge on the country.

Here Breaking Travel News presents a comprehensive overview of our coverage of the World Cup and the tourism offering of Brazil as the 32 teams begin their quest for glory.

Tourism in Brazil

For visitors to Brazil, Breaking Travel News presents a city guide to each of the 12 cities which will host the matches.

From Manaus in the northern Amazon jungle, through to the coastal towns of Fortaleza, Salvador, and Natal Breaking Travel News has you covered.

Belo Horizonte, Curitiba and capital Brasilia are next, before we reach the mega cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

Cuiabá and Porto Alegre complete the set.

There is an update on tourism in Brazil here, while the proud footballing heritage of the county comes under review here.

With all 32 teams now set up in their base camps, we take a look at where the teams are staying, while also taking a tour of the 12 magnificent stadia which have been prepared for the event.

But it is not all football, with Breaking Travel News also offer a few options for those who want to get away from the football.

Finally, don’t forget to keep an eye on the dedicated Breaking Travel News Fifa World Cup 2014 news channel, which will bring you all the latest from the tournament.