60 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

60 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Barcelona, Spain
+5
Train + Subway + Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  17 h
1
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 4 nights
+4
Shuttle + Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  8 h 45 min
2
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 6 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Paraty, Brazil
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
6
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Florianopolis, Brazil
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Barcelona, Spain

4
nights
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Morro de Sao Paulo ©
One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gamboa Beach and Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto). Visit Garapua Beach and Quarta Praia for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Terceira Praia, stroll through Segunda Praia, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz, and visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Morro.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Morro de Sao Paulo journey website.

Barcelona, Spain to Morro de Sao Paulo is an approximately 20- hour combination of train, flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Barcelona to Morro de Sao Paulo, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in March, expect Morro de Sao Paulo to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Gamboa Beach ©
Gamboa Beach
Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) ©
Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto)
Terceira Praia ©
Terceira Praia

6
nights
Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lagoa Azul and Aventureiro. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Dois Rios Beach and Abraaozinho Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Saco do Ceu Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sitio Forte Beach, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

Planning Ilha Grande trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry from Morro de Sao Paulo to Ilha Grande in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Aventureiro ©
Aventureiro
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Dois Rios Beach ©
Dois Rios Beach

7
nights
Paraty, Brazil

Paraty ©
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Explore hidden gems such as Meio Beach and Vermelha Beach. Relax by the water at Sono Beach and Lula Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Sao Goncalo Beach, stroll through Iriri Beach, witness a stunning natural landmark at Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco, and admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Toboga.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paraty day trip tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sono Beach ©
Sono Beach
Meio Beach ©
Meio Beach
Praia Ilha do Pelado ©
Praia Ilha do Pelado

6
nights
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia Grande and Azedinha Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Azeda Beach and Praia do Pero. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Armacao dos Buzios: Cabo Frio (Praia das Dunas, Prainha, &more) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Arraial do Cabo). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Joao Fernandinho Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Armacao Beach, pause for some photo ops at Escultura Os Tres Pescadores, and don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios trip maker.

Drive from Paraty to Armacao dos Buzios in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. March in Armacao dos Buzios sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cabo Frio, Arraial do Cabo
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Prainha ©
Prainha
Praia Grande ©
Praia Grande
Praia das Conchas ©
Praia das Conchas

5
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Barra da Tijuca Beach and Praia de Itacoatiara. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Grumari. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, catch a live performance at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro holiday planning app.

You can drive from Armacao dos Buzios to Rio de Janeiro in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia de Itacoatiara
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Itacoatiara ©
Praia de Itacoatiara
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

7
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Juquehy Beach and Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Tombo Beach and Gois Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia Guarau (in Peruibe) and Sao Sebastiao (Praia Barra do Sahy & Jureia Beach). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Jardins District, make a trip to Memorial Santa Paulina e Capela Sagrada Familia, shop like a local with Paulista Avenue, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Sao Paulo trip tool.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo by combination of flight and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, expect Sao Paulo to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Sebastiao, Guaruja, Praia Guarau
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Juquehy Beach ©
Juquehy Beach
Tombo Beach ©
Tombo Beach
Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach ©
Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach

8
nights
Florianopolis, Brazil

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Visit Barra da Lagoa Beach and Praia do Santinho for some beach relaxation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia do Rosa and Lagoinha do Leste. Explore Florianopolis' surroundings by going to Bombinhas (Morro do Macaco, Praia De Quatro Ilhas, &more), Guarda do Embau Beach (in Palhoca) and Ferrugem Beach (in Garopaba). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Matadeiro Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Campeche, take in the dramatic scenery at Praia da Solidao, and make a trip to Mirante Ponto de vista.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Florianopolis online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bombinhas, Sao Jose, Praia do Rosa, Guarda do Embau Beach, Ferrugem Beach
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Matadeiro Beach ©
Matadeiro Beach
Praia do Rosa ©
Praia do Rosa
Praia De Quatro Ilhas ©
Praia De Quatro Ilhas

5
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bela Vista Biological Refuge and Avenida Jorge Schimmelpfeng. When in Foz do Iguacu, make a side trip to see Balneario Terra das Aguas in Santa Helena, approximately Santa Helena away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take a memorable tour with Tours, and see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Foz do Iguacu takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Balneario Terra das Aguas
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Bela Vista Biological Refuge ©
Bela Vista Biological Refuge
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palermo Soho and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and catch a live event at Estadio Alberto J. Armando (La Bombonera).

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Buenos Aires in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. While traveling from Foz do Iguacu, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Palermo Soho ©
Palermo Soho
Palermo ©
Palermo

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