49 days in Brazil, Portugal & Ilha do Sal Itinerary

49 days in Brazil, Portugal & Ilha do Sal Itinerary

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Fly to Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues Airport, Drive to Paraiso Do Tocantins
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Paraiso Do Tocantins, Brazil
— 1 night
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Drive to Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues Airport, Fly to Comandante Ariston Pessoa Airport, Drive to Jericoacoara
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Jericoacoara, Brazil
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Fortaleza, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive
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Canoa Quebrada, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Bus to Fortaleza, Fly to Sal Island, Taxi to Santa Maria
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Santa Maria, Cape Verde
— 4 nights
Taxi to Sal Island, Fly to Faro
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Faro, Portugal
— 8 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 9 nights
Fly
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Recife, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Paraiso Do Tocantins, Brazil

— 1 night
Paraíso do Tocantins is a municipality in the state of Tocantins in the Northern region of Brazil. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Joao Batista de Brito Municipal Museum.

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Brasilia to Paraiso Do Tocantins is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brasilia in May; daily highs in Paraiso Do Tocantins reach 38°C and lows reach 26°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Paraiso Do Tocantins

Museums
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jericoacoara: Camocim (Dunas de Camocim, Tatjuba Beach, &more) and Paula Rios History and Culture Museum (in Itarema). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Paraiso, explore the striking landscape at Pedra Furada, explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Ciclo Jeri.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Jericoacoara online trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Paraiso Do Tocantins to Jericoacoara with the Route module. Traveling from Paraiso Do Tocantins to Jericoacoara, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a shuttle to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 25:

Fortaleza, Brazil

— 6 nights

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fortaleza: Paracuru (Vapor Beach, Piriquara Beach (Coqueiros), &more), Beberibe (Praia de Morro Branco & Monumento Natural das Falesias de Beberibe) and Beach Park (in Aquiraz). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia do Futuro, see the interesting displays at 10th GAC Cultural Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Sao Pedro, and take in the waterfront at Espigao da Av. Desembargador Moreira.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Fortaleza trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Jericoacoara to Fortaleza by shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 31:

Canoa Quebrada, Brazil

— 6 nights
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
Canoa Quebrada is known for beaches, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Canoa Quebrada, make a trip to Aldeia de pescadores, visit Vila do Estevao, and stroll through Redonda Beach.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Canoa Quebrada day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Fortaleza to Canoa Quebrada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fortaleza in May, expect nights in Canoa Quebrada to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 6:

Santa Maria, Cape Verde

— 4 nights
Santa Maria is situated in the southern part of the island municipality of Sal, Cape Verde which has recently became a fishing and touristic city. Santa Maria is known for beaches, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Santa Maria, admire all the interesting features of Salinas de Pedra de Lume, head outdoors with Wavemafia Cabo Verde, and take in nature's colorful creations at Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Maria trip planner.

Getting from Canoa Quebrada to Santa Maria by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Canoa Quebrada to Santa Maria is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Canoa Quebrada in June, with highs in Santa Maria at 32°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Faro.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:

Faro, Portugal

— 8 nights

Portuguese Venice

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Faro side-trips: Tavira (Jardim do Coreto, Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours, &more), Caramelo Beach Club (in Vila Real de Santo Antonio) and Praia da Quarteira (in Quarteira). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura, stroll around Ria Formosa, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Algarve Rock Brewery, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Faro trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Santa Maria to Faro takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Traveling from Santa Maria to Faro, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Maria in June, Faro is little chillier at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 20:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 9 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Sintra Railway Station, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Faro to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Faro in June, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Recife.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 20 — 29:

Recife, Brazil

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Recife: Porto de Galinhas (Cupe beach, Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, &more) and Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Dourada, examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, and view the masterpieces at Atelier Vilanova.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Recife trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Recife takes 11 hours. Traveling from Lisbon to Recife, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Recife. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Recife

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 5:

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.

Ilha do Sal travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Tourist Spots · Scuba & Snorkeling
Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes. Developed largely thanks to the salt industry boom of the 1800s, today the island thrives as a vacation destination perfectly suited for keen surfers. The town of Santa Maria remains a major reason to take a trip to Ilha do Sal, appealing to travelers with its pastel-colored houses, lovely eateries, and well-equipped beaches.

Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.