13 days in Florianopolis, Paraty & Ouro Preto Itinerary

13 days in Florianopolis, Paraty & Ouro Preto Itinerary

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Bus to Rodoviária, Fly to Florianopolis
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Florianopolis
— 4 nights
Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Bus to Paraty
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Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ouro Preto
— 4 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Pelotas

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Florianopolis

— 4 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Step out of Florianopolis to go to Penha and see Beto Carrero World, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, kick back and relax at Praia da Galheta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Joaquina Beach, and view the masterpieces at Galeria de Arte Luciano Martins.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florianopolis trip planner.

Pelotas to Florianopolis is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pelotas in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Florianopolis, with lows of 18°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Theme Parks

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Paraty

— 3 nights
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Centro Historico, take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak, don't miss a visit to Trilha Do Ouro, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ilhas da Gipoia Beach.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paraty online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Florianopolis to Paraty takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:

Ouro Preto

— 4 nights
Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
Explore Ouro Preto's surroundings by going to Congonhas (Capelas dos Passos da Paixao de Cristo & Doze Profetas De Aleijadinho). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, see Quadricross, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, and take an in-depth tour of Casa dos Contos.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Ouro Preto day trip planning tool.

Drive from Paraty to Ouro Preto in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Ouro Preto are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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