By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Bauernfest, known as a celebration of the German roots of Petrópolis, will see its final weekend on July 6th and 7th in Rio de Janeiro state's mountainous region. To enjoy German sausages, traditional dances and German beer, visit this historic city outside Rio.

The Bauernfest (peasant party), or festa alemã (German celebration), a ten-day celebration that goes on from June 28th until July 7th, is a commemoration of all things German. It is the second largest festivity of this kind, after the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here