20 days in Brazil Itinerary

20 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fernando de Noronha
— 2 nights
2
Recife
— 1 night
3
Ouro Preto
— 1 night
4
Tiradentes
— 2 nights
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
6
Paraty
— 2 nights
7
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
8
Balneario Camboriu
— 4 nights
9
Brasilia
— 1 night
10
Salvador
— 1 night

2
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Praia do Leão, Baia do Sancho and Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planning site.

Athens, Greece to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Athens to Fernando de Noronha. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Athens in January; daily highs in Fernando de Noronha reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Recife.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Leão ©
Praia do Leão
Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park ©
Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park

1
night
Recife

Recife ©
Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, Museu Cais do Sertao and Paco do Frevo. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at Paco do Frevo and then see the interesting displays at Museu Cais do Sertao.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Recife journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Recife takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Thu) before leaving for Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Recife

Museums
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Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand ©
Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand
Museu Cais do Sertao ©
Museu Cais do Sertao
Paco do Frevo ©
Paco do Frevo

1
night
Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, thenget engrossed in the history at Casa dos Contos, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ouro Preto trip planner.

You can fly from Recife to Ouro Preto in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Recife in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ouro Preto, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tiradentes.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar ©
Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar
Casa dos Contos ©
Casa dos Contos
Church of Sao Francisco de Assis ©
Church of Sao Francisco de Assis

2
nights
Tiradentes

Tiradentes ©
Named after the revolutionary hero who was born here, Tiradentes has become known for its well-preserved colonial-era architecture and scenic mountain location.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Capela de Santo Antonio da Canjica as well as Cachaca Mazuma Mineira.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tiradentes trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Ouro Preto to Tiradentes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In January, Tiradentes is slightly colder than Ouro Preto - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Tiradentes

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Cachaca Mazuma Mineira
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Cachaca Mazuma Mineira ©
Cachaca Mazuma Mineira
Capela de Santo Antonio da Canjica ©
Capela de Santo Antonio da Canjica

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Parque Nacional Tijuca, Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos, Praia de Ipanema, and other attractions.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip maker tool.

Drive from Tiradentes to Rio de Janeiro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, Rio de Janeiro is somewhat warmer than Tiradentes - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

2
nights
Paraty

Paraty ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saco do Mamangua Beach, Fazenda Bananal and Praia do Cachadaco. On the 30th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Saco do Mamangua Beach, kick back and relax at Praia do Cachadaco, and then relax in the rural setting at Fazenda Bananal.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paraty tour planner.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia do Cachadaco ©
Praia do Cachadaco
Fazenda Bananal ©
Fazenda Bananal

1
night
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Copan Building. On the 31st (Fri), explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP and then admire the striking features of Copan Building.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo trip maker.

Getting from Paraty to Sao Paulo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping
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Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

4
nights
Balneario Camboriu

Balneario Camboriu ©
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Praia do Campeche, Morro da Boa Vista Viewpoint, Lutheran Church Center, and other attractions.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Balneario Camboriu tour planner.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Balneario Camboriu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in February, Balneario Camboriu is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Parks Theme Parks Transportation

Side Trips

Blumenau, Praia do Campeche, Morro da Boa Vista Viewpoint
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Praia do Campeche ©
Praia do Campeche
Parque Unipraias Camboriu ©
Parque Unipraias Camboriu
Vila Germanica Park ©
Vila Germanica Park

1
night
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Congresso Nacional, Palacio da Alvorada and Praca dos Tres Poderes. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Praca dos Tres Poderes and then get a sense of history and politics at Palacio da Alvorada.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brasilia trip builder tool.

You can fly from Balneario Camboriu to Brasilia in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Balneario Camboriu in February since evenings lows in Brasilia dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Salvador.
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Congresso Nacional ©
Congresso Nacional
Praca dos Tres Poderes ©
Praca dos Tres Poderes
Palacio da Alvorada ©
Palacio da Alvorada

1
night
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim and then explore the galleries of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Salvador trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Brasilia to Salvador in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Salvador. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

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