31 days in Brazil Itinerary

31 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Porto Alegre
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gramado
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bento Goncalves
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cambara do Sul
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florianopolis
— 3 nights
Drive
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Balneario Camboriu
— 4 nights
Drive
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Blumenau
— 1 night
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Drive to Hercílio Luz International Airport, Fly to Afonso Pena Airport, Drive to Ilha do Mel
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Ilha do Mel
— 3 nights
Drive to Lauro Carneiro de Loyola Airport, Fly to Curitiba
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Curitiba
— 2 nights
Fly
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Londrina
— 1 night
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 5 nights
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Porto Alegre

— 2 nights

Smile City

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
On the 1st (Mon), get curious at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS, explore the activities along Guaiba Lake (River), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora Das Dores. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Orla do Guaiba, examine the collection at Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana, then admire the landmark architecture of Solar Palmeiro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Metropolitan Cathedral, and finally catch a live performance at Centro Historico Cultural Santa Casa.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Porto Alegre trip tool.

Sao Paulo to Porto Alegre is an approximately 4-hour travel. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Porto Alegre can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gramado.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Nightlife

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Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:

Gramado

— 4 nights

Hydrangea Garden

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Central Sul Raft and Parque Estadual do Caracol. Museum-lovers will get to explore Dreams Motor Show Gramado and Galleria D'arte Giovanni Bocchi. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera, and get in on the family fun at Mundo a Vapor.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gramado day trip planning app.

Drive from Porto Alegre to Gramado in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Gramado

Museums · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:

Bento Goncalves

— 3 nights

Wine Capital of Brazil

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Let the collections at Museu dos Ex-combatentes da FEB and Famiglia Tasca capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Aurora Winery and Caminhos de Pedra are in your itinerary. Explore Bento Goncalves' surroundings by going to Nossa Senhora de Lourdes Grotto (in Nova Roma do Sul) and Caxias Do Sul (Museu Ambiencia Casa de Pedra & Museu da Uva e do Vinho). There's more to do: do a tasting at Casa Fontanari.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bento Goncalves day trip planner.

Drive from Gramado to Bento Goncalves in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cambara do Sul.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 10:

Cambara do Sul

— 2 nights
Perfectly placed for exploring the dramatic landscape surrounding it, Cambara do Sul has developed into a major hub for ecotourism.
On the 11th (Thu), look for gifts at Sabores da Querencia, then take in breathtaking views at Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra do Segredo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cambara do Sul trip planning website.

You can drive from Bento Goncalves to Cambara do Sul in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Cambara do Sul

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 12:

Florianopolis

— 3 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Take a break from the city and head to Praia Mole and Praia da Galheta. Relax by the water at Praia do Santinho and Jurere Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, explore the ancient world of Bateria de Sao Caetano da Ponta Grossa, immerse yourself in nature at R3 animal, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa da Conceicao.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florianopolis travel route app.

Traveling by car from Cambara do Sul to Florianopolis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Florianopolis can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:

Balneario Camboriu

— 4 nights
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.
Visit Bombinhas Beach and Praia de Mariscal for some beach relaxation. Visiting Tribo da Agua Mergulho and Brava Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Balneario Camboriu: Bombas (Mirante De Bombas & Praia de Bombas) and Bombinhas (Sepultura Beach & Reserva Biologica Marinha do Arvoredo). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia das Laranjeiras, stop by Balneario Shopping, kick back and relax at Itapema Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Ines.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Balneario Camboriu journey planner.

You can drive from Florianopolis to Balneario Camboriu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Blumenau.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 19:

Blumenau

— 1 night

Tropical Germany

Founded in 1850 by a dozen German immigrants, Blumenau remains a place apart from the rest of Brazil largely thanks to its distinct European culture, architecture, and cuisine.
On the 19th (Fri), let little ones run wild at Vila Germanica Park, then explore the historical opulence of Castelinho da Havan, then see the interesting displays at Museu da Cerveja, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Blumenau attractions planning app.

Getting from Balneario Camboriu to Blumenau by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Blumenau, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ilha do Mel.

Things to do in Blumenau

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 20:

Ilha do Mel

— 3 nights
Situated in the mouth of the Baia de Paranagua, scenic and tranquil Ilha do Mel boasts many natural and man-made attractions.
Get in touch with nature at Farol Beach and Grande Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Fora Beach and Miguel Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Fortaleza da Ilha do Mel, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza N. S Dos Prazeres, get great views at Pedras da Pontinha, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Encantadas.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Blumenau to Ilha do Mel. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Ilha do Mel

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:

Curitiba

— 2 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Paroquia Sao Francisco de Paula, take a stroll through Bairro de Santa Felicidade, then steep yourself in history at Ukranian Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Tabor Magnificat, then admire all the interesting features of Estrada Da Graciosa, and then contemplate the long history of Museu de Arte Indigena.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Curitiba day trip website.

Explore your travel options from Ilha do Mel to Curitiba with the Route module. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ilha do Mel in March; daily highs in Curitiba reach 28°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to fly to Londrina.

Things to do in Curitiba

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:

Londrina

— 1 night

Little London

Established in the early 1900s by foreign settlers, Londrina initially served as a stopover point for British coffee traders transporting beans from Paraná and São Paulo to the port of Santos.
To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Londrina vacation planning tool.

Getting from Curitiba to Londrina by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Curitiba in March: highs in Londrina hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. You'll set off for Foz do Iguacu on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Londrina

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:

Foz do Iguacu

— 5 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Shop till you drop at Orquidario Vale Das Orquideas and Feirinha da JK. Museu de Cera Dreamland and Itaipu Ecomuseu will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Foz do Iguacu using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Londrina to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:

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.