36 days in Brazil Itinerary

36 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil route planner
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Porto Alegre
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Bento Goncalves
— 4 nights
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Gramado
— 4 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
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Goiania
— 2 nights
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Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
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Campina Grande
— 3 nights
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Salvador
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Porto Seguro
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Belo Horizonte
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Porto Alegre — 1 night

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Chave-Mestra and then walk around Parque Farroupilha. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at Enigma Escape Game, then engage your brain at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS, then go for a walk through Mercado Publico Porto Alegre, and finally shop like a local with Galeria Hipotetica.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Alegre planner.

Curitiba to Porto Alegre is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. June in Porto Alegre sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bento Goncalves.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

Bento Goncalves — 4 nights

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Get out of town with these interesting Bento Goncalves side-trips: Flores Da Cunha (Vinicola Salvattore & Casa Gazzaro), Cristo (in Guapore) and Faccin Vinhos (in Monte Belo do Sul). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Casa Fontanari, take in the pleasant sights at Caminhos de Pedra, and explore and take pictures at Aurora Winery.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bento Goncalves holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Porto Alegre to Bento Goncalves in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Gramado.
Wineries · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:

Gramado — 4 nights

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.
When in Gramado, make a side trip to see Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul in Cambara do Sul, approximately Cambara do Sul away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lago Negro, test your team's savvy at Caro Watson, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, and walk around Mini Mundo.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Gramado driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bento Goncalves to Gramado in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Sao Paulo.
Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:

Sao Paulo — 4 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and wander the streets of Liberdade.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gramado to Sao Paulo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Goiania.
Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:

Goiania — 2 nights

A planned city offering more green space for each inhabitant than any other urban center in the country, Goiania was established as the state capital in 1933.
On the 10th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Painel I da Via Sacra, make a trip to Matriz do Divino Pai Eterno - Santuario Velho, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Basilica do Divino Pai Eterno. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Flamboyant Shopping Center, stroll around Flamboyant Park, and then stroll through Bosque dos Buritis.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Goiania trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Goiania takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in July: highs in Goiania hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

Porto de Galinhas — 4 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Step out of Porto de Galinhas to go to Cabo de Santo Agostinho and see Engenho Massangana, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, stroll through Muro Alto Beach, view the masterpieces at Casa Jerimum, and stop by Nata Artesanato.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas trip builder site.

You can fly from Goiania to Porto de Galinhas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Goiania in July, Porto de Galinhas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:

Fernando de Noronha — 6 nights

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, sightseeing, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha travel planning app.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Campina Grande.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 21:

Campina Grande — 3 nights

Arguably northeastern Brazil’s most important city, Campina Grande represents a thriving hub of industry, technology, and education.
Campina Grande is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Vila Sitio Sao Joao, stop by Vila do Artesao, get engrossed in the history at Museu Historico de Campina Grande, and admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte Popular da Paraiba.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Campina Grande trip site.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Campina Grande in 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Campina Grande due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Campina Grande, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Salvador.
Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:

Salvador — 3 nights

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Salvador is known for beaches, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Pelourinho, get engrossed in the history at Misericordia Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, and examine the collection at Geographic Institute and Museum of the History of Bahia.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salvador road trip planning app.

You can fly from Campina Grande to Salvador in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Campina Grande in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Salvador, with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Porto Seguro.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:

Porto Seguro — 2 nights

In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mucuge Street and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pitinga Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): see the vivid underwater world at Recife de Fora, stroll through Taperapua Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Porto Seguro trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Porto Seguro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in July, Porto Seguro is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Belo Horizonte.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Belo Horizonte — 2 nights

Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Sao Jose, pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, then make a trip to Praca da Liberdade, and finally get engrossed in the history at Memorial Minas Gerais Vale. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Arts and Crafts Museum, don't miss a visit to Mirante Mangabeiras, then stroll around Parque das Mangabeiras, and finally make a trip to Placa Comemorativa do Clube da Esquina.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Belo Horizonte trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Porto Seguro to Belo Horizonte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Belo Horizonte, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

Brazil travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.

State of Pernambuco travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
Home to a World Heritage-listed city that's considered one of the oldest European settlements on the continent, State of Pernambuco manages to preserve much of its colonial architecture and atmosphere despite modern developments. Big urban centers contain the majority of State of Pernambuco tourist attractions, which include landmark churches built in the early 16th century. A melting pot of African, European, and indigenous cultures, the region boasts a varied musical scene, drawing travelers interested in taking culturally enriching holidays in State of Pernambuco. Away from its major urban centers, the region boasts a relatively short but appealing coastline dotted with sandy beaches and lapped by surfing waves.

State of Paraiba travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Churches · Art Museums
Mostly agricultural, State of Paraiba remains largely undiscovered by foreign visitors despite its short but well-developed coastline and intriguing interior of cattle ranches and archaeological sites. Most State of Paraiba itineraries include a visit to Ponta do Seixas, the easternmost point of the continent that's geographically closer to Africa than south Brazil. In addition to lazing away on one of many sun-kissed beaches, a State of Paraiba vacation usually involves sightseeing in state capital Joao Pessoa, one of the oldest cities in Brazil known for its modern skyline and several clusters of restored colonial architecture.

State of Bahia travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Churches · Landmarks
In the early 16th century, original Portuguese explorers landed on the coastline of today's State of Bahia, a northeastern region where South America meets Africa. The mix of these two disparate cultures remains one of the main reasons to take a trip to State of Bahia, though a growing number of tourists also come for a chance to see protected sea turtle nesting grounds, hike to dramatic waterfalls, and spot whales along the coastline. National parks top most State of Bahia itineraries, serving as quiet and largely unspoiled wilderness areas that offer a peek into what most of Brazil looked like when the first Europeans arrived. Start your State of Bahia tour in state capital Salvador, a colonial-era city known for its attractive churches and cobblestoned streets.

State of Minas Gerais travel guide

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Landmarks · Churches · Specialty Museums
The landlocked State of Minas Gerais contains Brazil's storehouse of minerals, industrial diamonds, semiprecious gems, and quartz crystals. Visitors taking time to tour the region walk away with a deeper understanding of the country's industrial history, as well as a greater appreciation for its distinct architecture, cuisine, and natural treasures. Cosmopolitan cities packed with modern attractions provide plenty of urban things to do in State of Minas Gerais, while hydro-mineral spas and national parks serve as popular alternatives suitable for nature-lovers and travelers interested in discovering the quieter side of Brazil.