11 days in Foz do Iguacu, Bento Goncalves & Fernando de Noronha Itinerary

11 days in Foz do Iguacu, Bento Goncalves & Fernando de Noronha Itinerary

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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Bento Goncalves
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Bento Goncalves
— 3 nights
Bus to Rodoviária, Fly to Fernando de Noronha
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Fernando de Noronha
— 2 nights
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Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then browse the different shops at Cataratas JL Shopping, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, and finally stop by Kapadokya. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, then examine the collection at Itaipu Ecomuseu, then see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland, and finally steep yourself in history at Marco Das Tres Fronteiras.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu online vacation builder.

Washington DC, USA to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 2 hours. In February, Foz do Iguacu is much warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors
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Bento Goncalves

— 3 nights

Wine Capital of Brazil

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Appreciate the collections at Vidraria Madelustre - Mundo do Vidro and Famiglia Tasca. Your inner history buff will appreciate Aurora Winery and Caminhos de Pedra. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bento Goncalves: Caxias Do Sul (Museu Ambiencia Casa de Pedra, Museu dos Ex-combatentes da FEB, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia, see the interesting displays at Garibaldi Municipal Museum, look for gifts at Devorata Trufas Artesanais, and go all around town with Vale das Vinhas Turismo.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bento Goncalves trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Bento Goncalves takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Fernando de Noronha

— 2 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Capela de Sao Pedro and Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Fernado de Noronha Island, explore the activities along Buraco do Galego, and stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planning site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Bento Goncalves to Fernando de Noronha in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in February, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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