10 days in Recife, Porto de Galinhas & Maceio Itinerary

10 days in Recife, Porto de Galinhas & Maceio Itinerary

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Recife
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Porto de Galinhas
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Maceio
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Recife — 1 night

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
On the 15th (Tue), stop by Plaza Shopping Casa Forte and then take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Vilanova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, then buy something for everyone on your list at RioMar Recife Mall, and then take a stroll around Centro Cultural dos Correios.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Recife trip itinerary builder app.

Vitoria to Recife is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March in Recife, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Porto de Galinhas.
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Porto de Galinhas — 5 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Get in touch with nature at Muro Alto Beach and Praia dos Carneiros. Shop till you drop at Nata Artesanato and Casa Jerimum. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal de Maracaipe, browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira de Artesanato, and take in the exciting artwork at Atelie Gilberto Carcara.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas tour itinerary website.

Drive from Recife to Porto de Galinhas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Maceio.
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Maceio — 3 nights

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.
Visiting Praia do Gunga and Praia de Pajucara will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Feira de Artesanato da Pajucara and Parque Shopping Maceio. Step out of Maceio to go to Praia do Frances and see Frances Beach, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipioca.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Maceio trip planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Maceio by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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