8 days in Foz do Iguacu & Sao Miguel das Missoes Itinerary

8 days in Foz do Iguacu & Sao Miguel das Missoes Itinerary

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8 days in Foz do Iguacu & Sao Miguel das Missoes Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
1
Foz do Iguacu
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Sao Miguel das Missoes
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Rio de Janeiro

4
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.
Foz do Iguacu is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, adventure, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, steep yourself in history at Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Foz do Iguacu when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sao Miguel das Missoes.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

3
nights
Sao Miguel das Missoes

Sao Miguel das Missoes ©
Home to one of Brazil's famous historical ruins, Sao Miguel das Missoes attracts history buffs from around the world.
On the 17th (Thu), do a tasting at Vinicola Fin, then make a trip to Square Pinheiro Machado, then relax in the rural setting at Fazenda da Laje, and finally steep yourself in history at Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Sete Povos das Missoes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Angelopolitana, then see the interesting displays at Escolar do Colegio Evangelico Augusto Pestana Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Antropologico Diretor Pestana Museum.

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Traveling by car from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Miguel das Missoes takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sao Miguel das Missoes

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Santo Angelo, Ijui, Vinicola Fin
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Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes ©
Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes
Catedral Angelopolitana ©
Catedral Angelopolitana

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