18 days in Brazil Itinerary

18 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Petrolina
Fly:  4 h
1
Aracaju
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Penedo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Barra de Sao Miguel
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Sao Miguel dos Milagres
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Olinda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Pitimbu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Lucena
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
9
Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Touros
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
11
Maracajau
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: Petrolina

2
nights
Aracaju

Aracaju ©
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.
Attractions like Orla de Atalaia and Oceanario de Aracaju make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Aracaju to Itabaiana to see Parque dos Falcoes about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museu da Gente Sergipana, kick back and relax at Croa do Gore, get engrossed in the history at Centro Cultural de Aracaju, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia de Sao Jose.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Aracaju road trip website.

Petrolina to Aracaju is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Petrolina in January: highs in Aracaju hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Penedo.

Things to do in Aracaju

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Parque dos Falcoes
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Croa do Gore ©
Croa do Gore
Orla de Atalaia ©
Orla de Atalaia
Museu da Gente Sergipana ©
Museu da Gente Sergipana

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Penedo

Penedo ©
Penedo is a municipality in the state of Alagoas in Brazil. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Matriz N S do Rosario Church, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Convento N S dos Anjos, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at N S da Corrente Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Penedo driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Aracaju to Penedo takes 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Penedo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Barra de Sao Miguel.

Things to do in Penedo

Historic Sites
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N S da Corrente Church ©
N S da Corrente Church
Convento N S dos Anjos ©
Convento N S dos Anjos
Matriz N S do Rosario Church ©
Matriz N S do Rosario Church

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Barra de Sao Miguel

Barra de Sao Miguel ©
In a typically tropical climate, with few highs and lows and a refreshing wind blowing in from the Atlantic, a Barra de Sao Miguel holiday primarily takes place outside.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stroll through Barra de Sao Miguel Beach, kick back and relax at Praia do Gunga, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Conchas Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Barra de Sao Miguel day trip app.

Getting from Penedo to Barra de Sao Miguel by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Penedo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Barra de Sao Miguel, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sao Miguel dos Milagres.

Things to do in Barra de Sao Miguel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Praia do Gunga
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Praia do Gunga ©
Praia do Gunga
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach ©
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach

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nights
Sao Miguel dos Milagres

Sao Miguel dos Milagres ©
A tranquil enclave of the Coral Coast, Sao Miguel Milagres offers postcard-worthy scenes of white sand, swaying palm trees, and clear waters.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Marceneiro Beach, thenget outside with Piscina Natural de São Miguel dos Milagres, and then kick back and relax at Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lages Beach, and then kick back and relax at Toque Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Miguel dos Milagres road trip website.

You can drive from Barra de Sao Miguel to Sao Miguel dos Milagres in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Sao Miguel dos Milagres

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Porto de Pedras, Marceneiro Beach
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Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres ©
Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres
Lages Beach ©
Lages Beach
Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles ©

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Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Muro Alto Beach and Pontal de Maracaipe. When in Porto de Galinhas, make a side trip to see Praia dos Carneiros in Tamandare, approximately Tamandare away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, and stroll through Cupe beach.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sao Miguel dos Milagres to Porto de Galinhas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. January in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Olinda.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praia dos Carneiros
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros

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nights
Olinda

Olinda ©
Displaying some of Brazil's best-preserved colonial architecture, the World Heritage-listed city of Olinda has long served as a hub for artists and bohemians.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, thenbrowse the exhibits of Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, and finally browse the exhibits of Atelier Vilanova. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Paco do Frevo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Boa Viagem Beach, thenexamine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Recife Antigo.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Olinda using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porto de Galinhas to Olinda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pitimbu.

Things to do in Olinda

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Recife
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Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Boa Viagem Beach ©
Boa Viagem Beach
Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute

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night
Pitimbu

Pitimbu ©
Pitimbu is a city in the state of Paraíba (Brazil), located in the microregion of the South Coast and metropolitan area of João Pessoa. On the 15th (Wed), head outdoors with Praia Bela, enjoy the sand and surf at Guarita Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta do Coqueiro Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pitimbu sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Olinda to Pitimbu takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Pitimbu can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lucena.

Things to do in Pitimbu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia Bela ©
Praia Bela

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Lucena

Lucena ©
Lucena is a municipality in the state of Paraíba in the Northeast Region of Brazil. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Igreja da Guia, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta de Lucena Beach, and then kick back and relax at Lucena Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Lucena trip planner.

Getting from Pitimbu to Lucena by car takes about 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Lucena

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lucena Beach ©
Lucena Beach
Ponta de Lucena Beach ©
Ponta de Lucena Beach

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nights
Praia da Pipa

Praia da Pipa ©
Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dos Golfinhos, kick back and relax at Pipa Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Falesias de Cacimbinhas. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Madeiro Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Amor Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Madeiro Beach, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Vila da Pipa Shopping.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Praia da Pipa holiday planner.

You can drive from Lucena to Praia da Pipa in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Touros.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tibau do Sul, Vila da Pipa Shopping
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Pipa Beach ©
Pipa Beach
Baia dos Golfinhos ©
Baia dos Golfinhos
Madeiro Beach ©
Madeiro Beach

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Touros

Touros
Touros is a municipality in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. On the 19th (Sun), stroll through Praia de Sao Jose, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perobas Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carnaubinha Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Touros trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Praia da Pipa to Touros takes 3 hours. January in Touros sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Maracajau.

Things to do in Touros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Maracajau

Maracajau
On the 20th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Maracajau and then kick back and relax at Prainha Beach (Coqueiro).

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Maracajau trip builder website.

You can drive from Touros to Maracajau in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maracajau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Praia de Maracajau
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