17 days in Brazil Itinerary

17 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock State of Rio Grande do Sul sightseeing planner

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Porto Alegre
— Few hours
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Cambara do Sul
— 3 nights
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Gramado
— 3 nights
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Canela
— 2 nights
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Bento Goncalves
— 5 nights
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Porto Alegre
— 3 nights

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Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre

Smile City

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Porto Alegre travel route builder.

Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October; daily highs in Porto Alegre reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. On the 19th (Mon), you're off to Cambara do Sul.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Nightlife · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul and National Park of Aparados da Serra. And it doesn't end there: stop by Sabores da Querencia, take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra do Segredo, and take in breathtaking views at Malacara Canyon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cambara do Sul route builder website.

Drive from Porto Alegre to Cambara do Sul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Gramado.

Things to do in Cambara do Sul

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
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Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul ©
Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul
National Park of Aparados da Serra ©
National Park of Aparados da Serra
Sabores da Querencia ©
Sabores da Querencia

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Gramado

Gramado ©

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Parque Olivas de Gramado has been added to your itinerary. Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo and Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes will appeal to history buffs. Mundo a Vapor and Vitivinicola Jolimont are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parque da Ferradura and look for gifts at Eriel Chocolates.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Gramado trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Cambara do Sul to Gramado in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will leave for Canela on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo ©
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo
Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes ©
Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
Mundo a Vapor ©
Mundo a Vapor

2
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Canela

Canela ©
One of the best bases for ecotourism in the Serra Gaúcha area, the old town of Canela charms visitors with quaint architecture and a laid-back atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at Castelinho Caracol, identify plant and animal life at Pinheiro Grosso Park, then examine the collection at Museu dos Beatles, and finally look for gifts at Florybal - Loja Temática. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata do Caracol, then identify plant and animal life at Ecoparque Sperry, and finally contemplate the long history of Recordar Fotos Estudio.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Canela trip itinerary planner.

Canela is very close to Gramado. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Canela

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Parque Estadual do Caracol ©
Parque Estadual do Caracol
Castelinho Caracol ©
Castelinho Caracol
Museu dos Beatles ©
Museu dos Beatles

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Bento Goncalves

Bento Goncalves ©

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.
For shopping fun, head to Vidraria Madelustre - Mundo do Vidro or Itallinni Biscotteria. Let the collections at Famiglia Tasca and Museu dos Ex-combatentes da FEB capture your imagination. Explore Bento Goncalves' surroundings by going to Flores Da Cunha (Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora de Lourdes e Campanario de Pedra, Vinicola Salvattore, &more). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Vale dos Vinhedos, identify plant and animal life at Vale do Rio das Antas, savor the flavors at Aurora Winery, and go for a walk through Caminhos de Pedra.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bento Goncalves trip planner.

You can drive from Canela to Bento Goncalves in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Vinicola Salvattore ©
Vinicola Salvattore
Vale dos Vinhedos ©
Vale dos Vinhedos
Casa Fontanari ©
Casa Fontanari

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Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre ©

Smile City

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): work some fitness into your day at Orla do Guaiba, pause for some serene contemplation at Metropolitan Cathedral, then explore the activities along Guaiba Lake (River), and finally walk around Parque Farroupilha. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Centro Historico Cultural Santa Casa, then take in the exciting artwork at Instituto Ling, and then engage your brain at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Porto Alegre trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Bento Goncalves to Porto Alegre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS ©
Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS
Centro Historico Cultural Santa Casa ©
Centro Historico Cultural Santa Casa
Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Metropolitan Cathedral