23 days in Brazil Itinerary

23 days in Brazil Itinerary

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23 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Porto Alegre
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bento Goncalves
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Gramado
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Porto Alegre
— 3 nights
6
Florianopolis
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Bombinhas
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Florianopolis
— Few hours
9
Rio de Janeiro
— Few hours
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

4
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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Vancouver to Rio de Janeiro. Traveling from Vancouver in December, expect Rio de Janeiro to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Beaches
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Bondinho  Pao de Acucar ©
Bondinho Pao de Acucar
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

few
hours
Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre
On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Porto Alegre trip planner .

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December since evenings lows in Porto Alegre dip to 23°C. You'll set off for Bento Goncalves on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Nightlife Museums Parks
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2
nights
Bento Goncalves

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bento Goncalves trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Porto Alegre to Bento Goncalves takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
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Rail Tours
Caminhos de Pedra ©
Caminhos de Pedra
Parque Epopeia Italiana ©
Parque Epopeia Italiana

3
nights
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, nature, museums, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Pedra, don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta, and find something for the whole family at Snowland.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gramado tour planner.

Drive from Bento Goncalves to Gramado in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Canela
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Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Caro Watson Escape Game ©
Caro Watson Escape Game
Snowland ©
Snowland

3
nights
Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre ©
See even more of Porto Alegre: don't miss a visit to Chave-Mestra Porto Alegre, explore the activities along Guaiba Lake (River), walk around Parque Farroupilha, and engage your brain at PUCRS Science and Technology Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Porto Alegre road trip website .

You can drive from Gramado to Porto Alegre in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks Nature Museums
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Parque Farroupilha ©
Parque Farroupilha
Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre ©
Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre

few
hours
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Florianopolis trip website .

Traveling by flight from Porto Alegre to Florianopolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bombinhas.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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8
nights
Bombinhas

Bombinhas ©
A municipality geared towards seaside tourism, tiny Bombinhas makes up for its diminutive size with ample opportunities off its shores, including snorkeling, diving, and boat tours.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bombinhas: Balneario Camboriu (Praia das Laranjeiras, Morro do Careca, & more), Vila Germanica Park (in Blumenau) and Beto Carrero World (in Penha). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bombinhas Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Bombas Beach, get great views at Sitio Panoramico Bombinhas, and pause for some photo ops at Mirante do Encanto.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bombinhas trip builder .

Getting from Florianopolis to Bombinhas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Bombinhas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Balneario Camboriu, Mirante do Encanto, Beto Carrero World, Vila Germanica Park, Praia de Bombas
Find places to stay Dec 26 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Bombinhas Beach ©
Bombinhas Beach
Beto Carrero World ©
Beto Carrero World
Praia das Laranjeiras ©
Praia das Laranjeiras

few
hours
Florianopolis

Florianopolis
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Florianopolis trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Bombinhas to Florianopolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Nature Shopping
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Lagoa da Conceicao
Lagoa da Conceicao

few
hours
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
On the 8th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Grumari and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): get curious at Museum of Tomorrow, get great views at Morro da Urca, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pedra Bonita, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Mirante Dona Marta.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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