22 days in Brazil & Amsterdam Itinerary

22 days in Brazil & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Fortaleza, Brazil
— 3 nights
Drive
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Aquiraz, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive
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Jericoacoara, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Van Gogh Museum and Vondelpark. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Sea Life Scheveningen (in The Hague) and Scheveningen (museum Beelden aan Zee & Skyview De Pier). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. November in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

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Fortaleza, Brazil

— 3 nights

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Praia do Futuro and Maranguape Eco Museum. Step out of Fortaleza to go to Cumbuco and see Praia de Cumbuco, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at 10th GAC Cultural Museum, stroll through Iracema Beach, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte Contemporanea do Ceara, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial da Cultura Cearense.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fortaleza travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Fortaleza takes 12.5 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam to Fortaleza, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in November, with highs in Fortaleza at 35°C and lows at 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Aquiraz.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:

Aquiraz, Brazil

— 6 nights
A popular destination with outdoor adventurers, the coastal city of Aquiraz offers plenty of attractions--both man-made and natural--along its lengthy, lively coastline.
Kids will enjoy Praia de Canoa Quebrada and Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aquiraz: Aguas Belas Beach (in Caponga), Beberibe (Praia de Morro Branco, Praia das Fontes, &more) and Cascavel (Barra Nova Beach & Praia de Balbina). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Barrinha Beach and play a few rounds at Aquiraz Riviera Golf Course.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Aquiraz travel route planner.

You can drive from Fortaleza to Aquiraz in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Aquiraz

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 28:

Jericoacoara, Brazil

— 5 nights

Jeri

A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jericoacoara Beach and Duna do Por do Sol. Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lagoa do Paraiso, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ciclo Jeri, see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, and explore the striking landscape at Pedra Furada.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jericoacoara journey site.

Traveling by car from Aquiraz to Jericoacoara takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.