8 days in Brasilia, State of Alagoas & State of Pernambuco Itinerary

8 days in Brasilia, State of Alagoas & State of Pernambuco Itinerary

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8 days in Brasilia, State of Alagoas & State of Pernambuco Itinerary

Start: Brasilia
1
Brasilia
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Maceio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brasilia

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day
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the views from JK Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, then take an in-depth tour of Memorial JK, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brasilia journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Brasilia. In December in Brasilia, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Maceio.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites Museums
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Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Santuario Dom Bosco ©
Santuario Dom Bosco
Memorial JK ©
Memorial JK

2
nights
Maceio

Maceio ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Praia de Pajucara and then kick back and relax at Gunga Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Verde Beach, then look for gifts at Parque Shopping Maceio, and then kick back and relax at Frances Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Maceio trip app .

You can fly from Brasilia to Maceio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Frances Beach, Gunga Beach
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Gunga Beach ©
Gunga Beach
Praia de Pajucara ©
Praia de Pajucara
Frances Beach ©
Frances Beach

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Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 31st (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Gaipio Sugar Cane Mill. Keep things going the next day: stop by Nata Artesanato, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal de Maracaipe, then see the vivid underwater world at Natural Pools of Porto de Galinhas, and finally sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Maceio to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Porto de Galinhas when traveling from Maceio in December, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

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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, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baia do Sancho, see the interesting displays at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, kick back and relax at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Time (FNT) is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

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