Route & dates
8 days in State of Alagoas Itinerary
Start: Sao Jose Do Rio Preto
Maceio— 1 night
Bus: 2h 15min
Maragogi— 3 nights
Drive: 1h 30min
Sao Miguel dos Milagres— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly: 7h 15min
End: Sao Jose Do Rio Preto
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Paradise of Waters
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.On the 1st (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Tabuba Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Gunga Beach, see the interesting displays at Museu Théo Brandão, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Metropolitana of Maceio.
To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maceio online tour itinerary planner .
Sao Jose Do Rio Preto to Maceio is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sao Jose Do Rio Preto in October, expect nights in Maceio to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Maragogi.
Things to do in Maceio
Praia do Gunga
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Paradise in Alagoas
Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.Visiting Peroba Beach and Barra Grande Beach will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Feira de Artesanato and Centro de Artesanato de Tamandare. Step out of Maragogi with an excursion to Barreiras do Boqueirao Beach in Japaratinga--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Taocas, kick back and relax at Xareu Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at N S das Candeias Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande.
For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Maragogi road trip website .
Traveling by bus from Maceio to Maragogi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Maragogi, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Miguel dos Milagres.
Things to do in Maragogi
Japaratinga, Centro de Artesanato de Tamandare
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Sao Miguel dos Milagres
A tranquil enclave of the Coral Coast, Sao Miguel Milagres offers postcard-worthy scenes of white sand, swaying palm trees, and clear waters.Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marceneiro Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Sandalia do Lima, then stroll through Toque Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles.
To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sao Miguel dos Milagres tour itinerary builder .
Traveling by car from Maragogi to Sao Miguel dos Milagres takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Sao Miguel dos Milagres can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Sao Miguel dos Milagres
Marceneiro Beach, Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles
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