60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Drive to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 9 nights
Fly
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Campina Grande
— 4 nights
Taxi to Recife, Fly to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
Drive
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Petropolis
— 1 night
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Tiradentes
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 8 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rodoviaria, Fly to Sao Paulo
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Sao Paulo
— 6 nights
Fly
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Gramado
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bento Goncalves
— 5 nights
Drive to Salgado Filho Airport, Fly to Montes Claros

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Porto de Galinhas — 5 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ricardo Brennand Institute and Casa Jerimum. Head to Nata Artesanato and Atelier Vilanovafor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto de Galinhas: Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue (in Recife) and Atelier Di Farias (in Olinda). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, stroll through Toquinho Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and squeeze the most out of the city with Receptivo Up.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas trip builder app.

Montes Claros to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Montes Claros in June, Porto de Galinhas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha — 9 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste. Visit Capela de Sao Pedro and Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios for their historical value. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Baia dos Porcos, examine the collection at Shark Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia dos Golfinhos, and head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha road trip planning app.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly to Campina Grande.
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Campina Grande — 4 nights

Arguably northeastern Brazil’s most important city, Campina Grande represents a thriving hub of industry, technology, and education.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Salao de Artesanato da Paraiba and Casa de Margarida Maria Alves Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vila Sitio Sao Joao and Museu Historico de Campina Grande. Go for a jaunt from Campina Grande to Alagoa Grande to see Jackson do Pandeiro Memorial about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll around People Park, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte Popular da Paraiba, get engrossed in the history at Museu do Algodao, and examine the collection at Indigenous Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Campina Grande trip planning tool.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Campina Grande in 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Campina Grande, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro — 7 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Appreciate the collections at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas and Espaco Cultural da Marinha. Visiting Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi in Niteroi (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, get into the urban bustle at Centro Cultural Carioca, stop by Feira da Praca XV, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Campina Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Petropolis.
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Petropolis — 1 night

The Imperial City

Once the summer getaway of Brazilian emperors, the "imperial city" of Petropolis serves as a tribute to the lavish lifestyles of Brazil's 19th-century elite.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Handicraft Museum of the State of Rio de Janeiro, examine the collection at Imperial Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Porcelana de Petropolis, then see the interesting displays at Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, and finally stop by Castanha Castor.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Petropolis visit planner.

Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Petropolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Petropolis are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tiradentes.
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Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

Tiradentes — 3 nights

Named after the revolutionary hero who was born here, Tiradentes has become known for its well-preserved colonial-era architecture and scenic mountain location.
Head to Atelier do Arquiteto Sergio Ramos and Atelier e Galeria Guido Bolettifor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Instituto Mario Mendonca and Museu da Moto Tiradentes. And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Atelie Valin Branco, look for gifts at Al Bazaar Especiarias, Masalas e Chas, explore the galleries of Atelier Guido Boletti, and see the interesting displays at Anos 80 Museu da Nostalgia & Miniaturas.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tiradentes driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Petropolis to Tiradentes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, Tiradentes is little chillier than Petropolis - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Paraty.
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Paraty — 6 nights

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Get in touch with nature at Centro Historico and Centro Cultural Sesc Paraty. Do some cultural sightseeing at Galeria Aecio Sarti and Fabio Marqui Arte. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Cachacaria Cana Caiana, admire the striking features of Igreja de Santa Rita, get to know the fascinating history of The Gold Path, and take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Marcio Franco.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paraty trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tiradentes to Paraty takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande — 8 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Visiting Aquamarina Mergulho and Lagoa Azul will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aventureiro and Parnaioca Beach. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Preta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grumixama Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at Ilha Grande Yoga.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo — 6 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Head to Paulista Avenue and Mercado Municipal de São Paulofor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP and Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo. Venture out of the city with trips to Espaco Giullians (in Sao Roque) and São Caetano Park Mall (in Sao Caetano do Sul). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, admire the masterpieces at Espaco Olavo Setubal, stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and get curious at Galeria de Arte Digital do Sesi-SP.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo journey planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Sao Paulo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ilha Grande in July; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Gramado.
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Gramado — 5 nights

Hydrangea Garden

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.
Visiting Lago Negro and Parque Estadual do Caracol will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Cristais de Gramado and Instituto Ling. Get out of town with these interesting Gramado side-trips: Porto Alegre (Aldo Locatelli Art Gallery, Galeria Hipotetica, &more) and Morro Reuter (Atelier Flavio Scholles, Ceramics Studio by Anelise Bredow, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo, laugh and play at Mundo a Vapor, see the interesting displays at Hollywood Dream Cars, and walk around Mini Mundo.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gramado trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Gramado in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bento Goncalves.
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Bento Goncalves — 5 nights

Wine Capital of Brazil

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Get some cultural insight at Casa Fontanari and Vinicola Salvattore. Famiglia Tasca and Santuario Santo Antonio will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Vinicola Valmarino (in Pinto Bandeira), Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora de Lourdes e Campanario de Pedra (in Flores Da Cunha) and Museu dos Ex-combatentes da FEB (in Caxias Do Sul). There's more to do: do a tasting at Vale dos Vinhedos and indulge your taste buds at Aurora Winery.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bento Goncalves trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Gramado to Bento Goncalves in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
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Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:

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.
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