28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Aracaju
— 2 nights
Fly
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Petrolina
— 1 night
Fly
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Maceio
— 3 nights
Fly
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Recife
— 4 nights
Drive
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Joao Pessoa
— 3 nights
Fly
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Teresina
— 1 night
Fly
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Natal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fortaleza
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sao Luis
— 1 night

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Aracaju

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Formadores de Nacionalidade, get to know the fascinating history of Passarela do Caranguejo, then kick back and relax at Atalaia Beach, and finally stroll through Croa do Gore. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Largo da Gente Sergipana, then see the interesting displays at Museu da Gente Sergipana, and then pause for some photo ops at Orla de Atalaia.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aracaju online holiday planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Aracaju. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Petrolina.

Things to do in Aracaju

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 3:

Petrolina

— 1 night
Originally built as a sister city to neighboring Juazeiro, Petrolina has grown to become Pernambuco’s largest municipality.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museu do Sertao, then make a trip to Orla de Petrolina, and then make a trip to Bododromo. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora Rainha dos Anjos Matriz, head off the coast to Ilha do Rodeador, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Sao Francisco.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Petrolina trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Aracaju to Petrolina takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Aracaju in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Petrolina, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Maceio.

Things to do in Petrolina

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:

Maceio

— 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maceio: Frances Beach (in Praia do Frances), Barra de Sao Miguel Beach (in Barra de Sao Miguel) and Paripueira (Praia de Sonho Verde & Paripueira Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Gunga, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jatiuca Beach, and have fun at Sniper Maceio.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maceio online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Petrolina to Maceio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Petrolina in February, expect nights in Maceio to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Recife.

Things to do in Maceio

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:

Recife

— 4 nights

Brazilian Venice

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Recife side-trips: Porto de Galinhas (Cupe beach, Muro Alto Beach, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, kick back and relax at Boa Viagem Beach, and gain insight at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Recife trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Maceio to Recife in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maceio in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Recife, with lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Recife

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:

Joao Pessoa

— 3 nights

City Where the Sun Rises First

Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
Get out of town with these interesting Joao Pessoa side-trips: Conde (Praia de Tambaba & Coqueirinho Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Tambau Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora do Rosario, stroll through Bessa Beach, and get a sense of history and politics at Palacio da Redencao.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Joao Pessoa holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Recife to Joao Pessoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Teresina.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:

Teresina

— 1 night

Capital of Sun and Light

Prepare for some hot and sticky weather as you head to Teresina, a city of nearly a million people perched between the Parnaiba and Poti rivers.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get outside with Nova Potycabana, then look for gifts at Teresina Shopping, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Sao Benedito.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Teresina holiday planner.

You can fly from Joao Pessoa to Teresina in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Teresina are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Natal.

Things to do in Teresina

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 15:

Natal

— 3 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Explore Natal's surroundings by going to Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte), Vila da Pipa Shopping (in Tibau) and Praia da Pipa (Praia Da Pipa, Sao Sebastiao Church, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu, see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau, stop by Luciana Artesanatos Nordestinos, and kick back and relax at Ponta Negra Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Natal trip tool.

Fly from Teresina to Natal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Natal are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 19:

Fernando de Noronha

— 5 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baia do Sancho, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Sueste, take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial, and look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Natal to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Natal to Fernando de Noronha. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:

Fortaleza

— 3 nights

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Explore Fortaleza's surroundings by going to Beach Park (in Aquiraz) and Praia de Cumbuco (in Cumbuco). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Futuro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Cristo Rei, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iracema Beach, and raise your glass at Crocobeach.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fortaleza trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Fortaleza takes 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Fortaleza. In February, daily temperatures in Fortaleza can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Sao Luis.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 24 — 27:

Sao Luis

— 1 night

City of Tiles

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa da Jansen, admire the masterpieces at Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao, then contemplate the long history of Centro Histórico, and finally pick up some local products at Feirinha Sao Luis.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Luis online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Fortaleza to Sao Luis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 28:

Brazil travel guide

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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.