9 days in Brazil Itinerary

9 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
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Aparecida
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
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Rio Grande
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
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Penha
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
End: Rio de Janeiro

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Bring the kids along to Copacabana Beach and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Tijuca Beach, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro road trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Rio de Janeiro. In January, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Aparecida.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

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Aparecida

Aparecida ©
Home to one of Brazil's most famous basilicas, the small city of Aparecida welcomes many times its population in tourists every year.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Morro do Cruzeiro, then make a trip to Sala das Promessas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aparecida road trip website.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Aparecida in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 23°C in Aparecida. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Rio Grande.

Things to do in Aparecida

Historic Sites
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National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida ©
National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida
Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida ©
Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida
Morro do Cruzeiro ©
Morro do Cruzeiro

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Rio Grande

Rio Grande
As its nickname, "Bride of the Sea," suggests, Rio Grande's history, culture, and lifestyle is wedded to the ocean.
On the 12th (Sun), kick back and relax at Praia da Capilha. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Helena Assumpcao Historical Museum, examine the collection at Harbour Museum, and then kick back and relax at Praia Molhes da Barra.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio Grande driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aparecida to Rio Grande. In January, daily temperatures in Rio Grande can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Rio Grande

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Praia Molhes da Barra, Helena Assumpcao Historical Museum
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Gramado

Gramado ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll around Mini Mundo, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, then find something for the whole family at Snowland, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Felskopf Viewpoint and then learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo.

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Explore your travel options from Rio Grande to Gramado with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Penha.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Felskopf Viewpoint, Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Snowland ©
Snowland
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo

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Penha

Penha ©
A trip to Penha usually starts at the town's major point of interest: one of the largest theme parks in Latin America.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): kick back and relax at Praia da Armacao and then find something for the whole family at Beto Carrero World.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Penha holiday app.

Getting from Gramado to Penha by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Penha can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Penha

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia da Armacao
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Beto Carrero World ©
Beto Carrero World
Praia da Armacao ©
Praia da Armacao

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