11 days in Brazil Itinerary

11 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Campinas
Drive:  8 h
1
Balneario Camboriu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Lauro Muller
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Bom Jardim da Serra
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Cambara do Sul
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Florianopolis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Curitiba
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 45 min
End: Campinas

1
night
Balneario Camboriu

Balneario Camboriu ©
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
On the 11th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Central Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia das Laranjeiras, pause for some photo ops at Cristo Luz, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento, and finally look for gifts at Balneario Shopping. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bombinhas Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora Imaculada Conceicao Chapel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Ines.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Balneario Camboriu trip planner.

Campinas to Balneario Camboriu is an approximately 2.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Campinas to Balneario Camboriu is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Balneario Camboriu can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lauro Muller.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bombinhas, Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento
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Praia das Laranjeiras ©
Praia das Laranjeiras
Bombinhas Beach ©
Bombinhas Beach
Central Beach ©
Central Beach

1
night
Lauro Muller

Lauro Muller
Lauro Müller is a city in Santa Catarina, in the Southern Region of Brazil.HistoryDespite its German name, the city was settled by Italians at the end of the 19th century. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Tropeiros.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lauro Muller road trip planner.

Drive from Balneario Camboriu to Lauro Muller in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Balneario Camboriu in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lauro Muller, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bom Jardim da Serra.
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few
hours
Bom Jardim da Serra

Bom Jardim da Serra ©
A calm town, and one of the coldest in Brazil, Bom Jardim da Serra sits at an altitude of 1,465 m (4806 ft) above sea level in the state of Santa Catarina.
On the 13th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro, then look for gifts at Tenda da Lili, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Barrinha Falls.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bom Jardim da Serra holiday planner.

You can drive from Lauro Muller to Bom Jardim da Serra in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Bom Jardim da Serra are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cambara do Sul.

Things to do in Bom Jardim da Serra

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro ©
Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro
Tenda da Lili ©
Tenda da Lili

2
nights
Cambara do Sul

Cambara do Sul ©
Perfectly placed for exploring the dramatic landscape surrounding it, Cambara do Sul has developed into a major hub for ecotourism.
On the 13th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Irma Tarcila Historic Municipal Museum. On your second day here, stroll around National Park of Aparados da Serra.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cambara do Sul attractions website.

Getting from Bom Jardim da Serra to Cambara do Sul by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Cambara do Sul

Parks Nature Shopping
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National Park of Aparados da Serra ©
National Park of Aparados da Serra
Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul ©
Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul

3
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa da Conceicao, then look for all kinds of wild species at Projeto TAMAR, then kick back and relax at Praia Mole, and finally take a stroll through Santo Antonio de Lisboa. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Galeria de Arte Luciano Martins, enjoy the sand and surf at Joaquina Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste, then take a stroll through Costa da Lagoa, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cambara do Sul to Florianopolis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Florianopolis can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Curitiba.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Santo Antonio de Lisboa ©
Santo Antonio de Lisboa
Jurere Beach ©
Jurere Beach
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole

2
nights
Curitiba

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
You've now added Estrada Da Graciosa to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Estrada Da Graciosa.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Curitiba trip planner.

You can drive from Florianopolis to Curitiba in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Florianopolis in May, things will get a bit cooler in Curitiba: highs are around 23°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Curitiba

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
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Feira do Largo da Ordem ©
Feira do Largo da Ordem
Museu Oscar Niemeyer ©
Museu Oscar Niemeyer
Estrada Da Graciosa
Estrada Da Graciosa

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