12 days in Brazil Itinerary

12 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil route planner

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Maceio
— 2 nights
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Sao Miguel dos Milagres
— 3 nights
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Maragogi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tamandare
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cabo de Santo Agostinho
Drive
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Recife
— 1 night
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Maceio

— 2 nights

Paradise of Waters

Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at Praia de Pajucara and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipioca.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Maceio trip itinerary planner.

Campinas to Maceio is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campinas to Maceio. In December in Maceio, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 15th (Wed), you're off to Sao Miguel dos Milagres.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Sao Miguel dos Milagres

— 3 nights
A tranquil enclave of the Coral Coast, Sao Miguel Milagres offers postcard-worthy scenes of white sand, swaying palm trees, and clear waters.
Sao Miguel dos Milagres is known for beaches, shopping, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres, stroll through Porto da Rua Beach, and make a trip to Piscina Natural de São Miguel dos Milagres.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sao Miguel dos Milagres trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maceio to Sao Miguel dos Milagres takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Sao Miguel dos Milagres can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Maragogi.

Things to do in Sao Miguel dos Milagres

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Maragogi

— 2 nights

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stroll through Antunes Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Ponta de Mangue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maragogi Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Maragogi holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Sao Miguel dos Milagres to Maragogi takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Maragogi are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for Tamandare.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Tamandare

— 1 night
Beaches and natural rock pools remain top draws on most Tamandare itineraries, though the relatively small coastal town also offers a surprisingly lively restaurant scene.
On the 20th (Mon), stroll through Praia dos Carneiros and then kick back and relax at Praia de Tamandare.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tamandare holiday planner.

You can drive from Maragogi to Tamandare in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Tamandare, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Tamandare

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Porto de Galinhas

— 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 21st (Tue), kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach and then stroll through Cupe beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal de Maracaipe.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

You can drive from Tamandare to Porto de Galinhas in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Tamandare in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Porto de Galinhas. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cabo de Santo Agostinho.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Cabo de Santo Agostinho

With a strong tourism industry and a stunning coastline, Cabo De Santo Agostinho keeps visitors busy with a full itinerary of beach activities.
On the 23rd (Thu), stroll through Praia de Calhetas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cabo de Santo Agostinho trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Porto de Galinhas to Cabo de Santo Agostinho takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and train. In December, daytime highs in Cabo de Santo Agostinho are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Recife.

Things to do in Cabo de Santo Agostinho

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Highlights from your trip

Recife

— 1 night

Brazilian Venice

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bar Teatro Mamulengo as well as Recife Antigo. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Recife Antigo and then join in the after-dark buzz at Bar Teatro Mamulengo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Recife trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Cabo de Santo Agostinho to Recife takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Recife

Nightlife · Historic Sites
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Brazil travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.