17 days in Brazil Itinerary

17 days in Brazil Itinerary

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17 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Sorocaba
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Sorocaba
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Jaragua Do Sul
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
3
Pomerode
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
4
Blumenau
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Tubarao
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Gramado
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Garopaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Imbituba
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h
9
Florianopolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
Curitiba
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
End: Sorocaba

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Sorocaba

Sorocaba
Well-connected to nearby Sao Paulo, pleasant Sorocaba remains an underrated gem.
To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sorocaba visit planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sorocaba. In December in Sorocaba, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll set off for Jaragua Do Sul on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Sorocaba

Nightlife Parks Museums
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Jaragua Do Sul

Jaragua Do Sul
Surrounded by mountains and divided by three snaking rivers, Jaragua do Sul feels like a city in close touch with the nature it's built on.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jaragua Do Sul trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sorocaba to Jaragua Do Sul. December in Jaragua Do Sul sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll set off for Pomerode on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Jaragua Do Sul

Museums Parks Shopping
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Pomerode

Pomerode ©
Founded in the 1860s by Pomeranian Germans, the small town of Pomerode boasts a well-developed tourist infrastructure that makes it a popular vacation destination for thousands of foreign visitors.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): meet the residents at Zoo Pomerode and then stroll around Vila Encantada.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pomerode driving holiday tool .

Drive from Jaragua Do Sul to Pomerode in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Blumenau.

Things to do in Pomerode

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Vila Encantada ©
Vila Encantada
Zoo Pomerode ©
Zoo Pomerode

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Blumenau

Blumenau ©
Founded in 1850 by a dozen German immigrants, Blumenau remains a place apart from the rest of Brazil largely thanks to its distinct European culture, architecture, and cuisine.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): make a splash at Parque Aquatico Cascaneia, then walk around Praca Hercilio Luz, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Vila Germanica Park.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Blumenau online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Pomerode to Blumenau takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Blumenau can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tubarao.

Things to do in Blumenau

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Parque Aquatico Cascaneia
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Parque Aquatico Cascaneia ©
Parque Aquatico Cascaneia
Vila Germanica Park ©
Vila Germanica Park

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Tubarao

Tubarao ©
Tubarão is a Brazilian municipality located in southern part of Santa Catarina state. On the 16th (Mon), examine the collection at Walter Zumblick University Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museu Ferroviario, then look for gifts at Farol Shopping, and finally see the interesting displays at Willy Zumblick Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tubarao trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Blumenau to Tubarao in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tubarao are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Tubarao

Museums Shopping
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Museu Ferroviario ©
Museu Ferroviario
Farol Shopping ©
Farol Shopping
Walter Zumblick University Museum ©
Walter Zumblick University Museum

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Gramado

Gramado ©
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.
Gramado is known for parks, museums, theme parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Snowland, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, walk around Mini Mundo, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Lavender Park.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gramado online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tubarao to Gramado takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Garopaba.

Things to do in Gramado

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canela
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Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland
Aldeia do Papai Noel ©
Aldeia do Papai Noel

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Garopaba

Garopaba ©
Once a sleepy fishing village, Garopaba has managed to retain much of its low-key charm despite the thousands of visitors who flock to its shores.
On the 20th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Morro da Embratel and then kick back and relax at Siriu Beach. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ferrugem Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paróquia São Joaquim, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garopaba Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Garopaba trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Gramado to Garopaba in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Garopaba can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Imbituba.

Things to do in Garopaba

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Siriu Beach ©
Siriu Beach
Ferrugem Beach ©
Ferrugem Beach
Garopaba Beach ©
Garopaba Beach

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Imbituba

Imbituba ©
Relatively small by Brazilian standards, coastal Imbituba remains one of the most popular day trips from state capital Florianopolis.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Praia do Rosa. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia da Barra de Ibiraquera, stroll through Vermelha Beach, and explore the activities along Ibiraquera Lake.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Imbituba online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Garopaba to Imbituba takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Imbituba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Imbituba

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia do Rosa ©
Praia do Rosa
Praia da Barra de Ibiraquera ©
Praia da Barra de Ibiraquera
Vermelha Beach ©
Vermelha Beach

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Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
On the 25th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Joaquina Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Mole, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceicao da Lagoa. On the next day, kick back and relax at Lagoinha do Leste, then head off the coast to Campeche island, and then browse the exhibits of Galeria de Arte Luciano Martins.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florianopolis trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Imbituba to Florianopolis takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Florianopolis sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Curitiba.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste
Joaquina Beach ©
Joaquina Beach

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Curitiba

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba and then explore and take pictures at Estrada Da Graciosa. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Imaculado Coracao de Maria, admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer MON, then walk around Parque Tangua, and finally make a trip to Bairro de Santa Felicidade.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Curitiba trip website .

Getting from Florianopolis to Curitiba by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Curitiba when traveling from Florianopolis in December, with lows around 20°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks Museums Scenic Drive
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Jardim Botanico de Curitiba ©
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba
Estrada Da Graciosa
Estrada Da Graciosa
Museu Oscar Niemeyer ©
Museu Oscar Niemeyer