8 days in Brazil Itinerary

8 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

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Curitiba
— 2 nights
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Joinville
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Balneario Camboriu
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Florianopolis
— 2 nights
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Porto Alegre
— 1 night
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Gramado
— 2 nights
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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.
To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Curitiba trip itinerary planning website.

Sao Jose Do Rio Preto to Curitiba is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, Curitiba is little chillier than Sao Jose Do Rio Preto - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Joinville.

Things to do in Curitiba

Nightlife · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

Joinville

City of Princes

You'll feel a distinctly European atmosphere on your trip to Joinville, a city of about 550,000 in southern Brazil.
To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Joinville tour planner.

Drive from Curitiba to Joinville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Curitiba in December: high temperatures in Joinville hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Joinville

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

Balneario Camboriu

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.
For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Balneario Camboriu travel route builder site.

You can drive from Joinville to Balneario Camboriu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Balneario Camboriu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

Florianopolis

— 2 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florianopolis trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Balneario Camboriu to Florianopolis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Florianopolis are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:

Porto Alegre

— 1 night

Smile City

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Porto Alegre driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Porto Alegre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Porto Alegre can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Nightlife · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:

Gramado

— 2 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.
Discover how to plan a Gramado trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can 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. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Gramado

Tours · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:

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.