17 days in Sao Paulo, Maceio & Aracaju Itinerary

17 days in Sao Paulo, Maceio & Aracaju Itinerary

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Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
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Maceio
— 7 nights
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Aracaju
— 4 nights
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Sao Paulo

— 5 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sao Paulo: Aparecida (Church of Sao Geraldo, National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida, &more). There's still lots to do: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at São Paulo Cathedral, get into the urban bustle at The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, and take a stroll through Paulista Avenue.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo journey planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sao Paulo. August in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Maceio.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Maceio

— 7 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Praia do Gunga and Frances Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maceio: Barra de Sao Miguel (Barra de Sao Miguel Beach & Bonita Beach), Lages Beach (in Porto de Pedras) and Sao Miguel dos Milagres (Piscina Natural de São Miguel dos Milagres, Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres, &more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Pajucara, enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal da Barra Beach, cool off at Pousada Fazenda Fiore, and look for gifts at Handicraft Center of Pontal da Barra.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Maceio trip planner.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Maceio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, Maceio is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Aracaju.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Aracaju

— 4 nights

Cashew Tree of the Parrots

The capital of the state of Sergipe, Aracaju has developed a reputation as one of the most active, modern, and healthiest cities in the country.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Saco beach and Praia De Aruana. Step out of Aracaju to go to Estancia and see Praia do Saco Dunes, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanario de Aracaju, appreciate the history behind Orla de Atalaia, kick back and relax at Atalaia Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia de Sao Jose.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Aracaju trip planner.

You can take a bus from Maceio to Aracaju in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Maceio in August since evenings lows in Aracaju dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Aracaju

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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