35 days in Brazil Itinerary

35 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto Alegre
— 1 day
2
Bento Goncalves
— 3 nights
3
Gramado
— 3 nights
4
Canela
— 2 nights
5
Florianopolis
— 4 nights
6
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
7
Armacao dos Buzios
— 1 night
8
Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
9
Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
10
Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
11
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights

1
day
Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre ©
On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): snap pictures at Viaduto Abdias do Nascimento, see the interesting displays at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS, make a trip to Enigma Escape Game, thenview the masterpieces at Galeria Hipotetica, and finally don't miss a visit to Chave-Mestra Porto Alegre.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Porto Alegre. In December, daily temperatures in Porto Alegre can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Enigma Escape Game ©
Enigma Escape Game
Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS ©
Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS
Viaduto Abdias do Nascimento ©
Viaduto Abdias do Nascimento

3
nights
Bento Goncalves

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bento Goncalves: Vinicola Valmarino (in Pinto Bandeira), Cristo (in Guapore) and Flores Da Cunha (Vinicola Salvattore, Viapiana Winery, &more). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Vale dos Vinhedos.

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Drive from Porto Alegre to Bento Goncalves in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries

Side Trips

Flores Da Cunha, Vinicola Valmarino, Cristo
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Vinicola Salvattore ©
Vinicola Salvattore
Cristo ©
Cristo
Vinicola Valmarino ©
Vinicola Valmarino

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.
Step out of Gramado with an excursion to Cascata das tres quedas in Rolante--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, don't miss a visit to Chave-Mestra Escape Game Gramado, and learn about winemaking at Vinicola Stopassola.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Gramado trip builder.

Traveling by car from Bento Goncalves to Gramado takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Canela.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cascata das tres quedas
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland

2
nights
Canela

Canela ©
One of the best bases for ecotourism in the Serra Gaúcha area, the old town of Canela charms visitors with quaint architecture and a laid-back atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Parque Terra Magica Florybal and then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Miragem Livraria, see the interesting displays at Mundo a Vapor, and then immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Canela online trip maker.

Canela is very close to Gramado. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Canela

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Miragem Livraria
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Mundo a Vapor ©
Mundo a Vapor
Parque Estadual do Caracol ©
Parque Estadual do Caracol
Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes ©
Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes

4
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Step out of Florianopolis with an excursion to Beto Carrero World in Penha--about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, stroll through Praia do Santinho, take a stroll through Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and step off the mainland to explore Campeche island.

Before you visit Florianopolis, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Canela to Florianopolis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Florianopolis can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Beto Carrero World
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Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Beto Carrero World ©
Beto Carrero World
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste

5
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pedra Bonita, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro driving holiday website.

Fly from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

1
night
Armacao dos Buzios

Armacao dos Buzios ©
Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
On the 5th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Geriba Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Orla Bardot Boardwalk, thendon't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios trip maker tool.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January in Armacao dos Buzios, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Geriba Beach ©
Geriba Beach
Rua das Pedras ©
Rua das Pedras
Orla Bardot Boardwalk ©
Orla Bardot Boardwalk

4
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Get out of town with these interesting Porto de Galinhas side-trips: Recife (Ricardo Brennand Institute & Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue) and Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Armacao dos Buzios to Porto de Galinhas by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. January in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Recife, Praia dos Carneiros
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Pontal de Maracaipe ©
Pontal de Maracaipe

6
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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta das Caracas, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and step off the mainland to explore Morro Sao Jose.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Ponta das Caracas ©
Ponta das Caracas

4
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Step out of Sao Paulo with an excursion to National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida in Aparecida--about 3h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, savor the flavors at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, see the interesting displays at Afro Brazil Museum, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo takes 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sao Paulo, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

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nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls and then have fun at Wake Iguassu Cable Park. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas, meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in January: highs in Foz do Iguacu hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

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