Route & dates
9 days in State of Ceara Itinerary
Drive: 2h 30min
Canoa Quebrada— 2 nights
Drive: 2h 30min
Fortaleza— 3 nights
Jericoacoara— 3 nights
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A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.Step out of the city life by going to Praia de Canoa Quebrada and Barrinha Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ceara Beach, stroll through Retiro Grande Beach, don't miss a visit to Aldeia de pescadores, and stroll the grounds of Cemiterio De Canoa Quebrada.
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Fortaleza to Canoa Quebrada is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. When traveling from Fortaleza in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Canoa Quebrada, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Fortaleza.
Things to do in Canoa Quebrada
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They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.Get in touch with nature at Praia de Futuro and Porto das Dunas Beach. Step out of Fortaleza to go to Aquiraz and see Beach Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Iracema Beach, explore and take pictures at Arena Castelao, and take advantage of the amenities at Crocobeach.
For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Fortaleza trip planning website .
You can drive from Canoa Quebrada to Fortaleza in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Canoa Quebrada in July: highs in Fortaleza hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Jericoacoara.
Things to do in Fortaleza
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A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.Step out of the city life by going to Duna do Por do Sol and Pedra Furada. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Jericoacoara National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Paraiso, stroll through Jericoacoara Beach, don't miss a visit to Arvore da Preguica, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Ciclo Jeri.
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Traveling by shuttle from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Amazon Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle back home.
Things to do in Jericoacoara
Jijoca de Jericoacoara
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