Meet Our Tour Guides

Local residents of Rio de Janeiro.

Lucas Sosa

Lucas was born and raised in Rio. In 2003, after living for eight years in Miami, he decided to return to his hometown. Lucas has been a professional tour guide for the last 10 years. Lucas is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Marianne Álvarez
Marianne holds a degree is architecture from Universidade Federal Fluminense in Niterói. She started her career in tourism at MSC Cruises on the Port of Rio. In 2011, she started focusing on leading guided group architecture tours in Rio. In addition to her deep knowledge of the city’s architecture, Marianne has experience conducting tours for cruise passengers from ships such as MSC, Holland America, Oceania, Island Cruises, and Royal Caribbean.

Michael Romero
Michael is a carioca with nine years of experience giving tours in his native city. He enjoys showing visitors the famous attractions in Rio, like Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf, and also special places known only to locals. Michael also worked as a guide for four years in Madrid, Spain.

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