11 days in Brazil Itinerary

11 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil tour planner

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Balneario Camboriu
— 1 night
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Lauro Muller
— 1 night
Drive
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Bom Jardim da Serra
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Cambara do Sul
— 2 nights
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Florianopolis
— 3 nights
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Curitiba
— 2 nights
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Balneario Camboriu

— 1 night
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
On the 11th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Central Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia das Laranjeiras, pause for some photo ops at Cristo Luz, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento, and finally look for gifts at Balneario Shopping. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bombinhas Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora Imaculada Conceicao Chapel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Ines.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Balneario Camboriu trip planner.

Campinas to Balneario Camboriu is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Campinas to Balneario Camboriu is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Balneario Camboriu can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lauro Muller.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lauro Muller

— 1 night
Lauro Müller is a city in Santa Catarina, in the Southern Region of Brazil.HistoryDespite its German name, the city was settled by Italians at the end of the 19th century. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Tropeiros.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lauro Muller road trip planner.

Drive from Balneario Camboriu to Lauro Muller in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Balneario Camboriu in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lauro Muller, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bom Jardim da Serra.

Bom Jardim da Serra

A calm town, and one of the coldest in Brazil, Bom Jardim da Serra sits at an altitude of 1,465 m (4806 ft) above sea level in the state of Santa Catarina.
On the 13th (Mon), stroll through Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro, then look for gifts at Tenda da Lili, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Barrinha Falls.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bom Jardim da Serra holiday planner.

You can drive from Lauro Muller to Bom Jardim da Serra in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Bom Jardim da Serra are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cambara do Sul.

Things to do in Bom Jardim da Serra

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Nature

Cambara do Sul

— 2 nights
Perfectly placed for exploring the dramatic landscape surrounding it, Cambara do Sul has developed into a major hub for ecotourism.
On the 13th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Irma Tarcila Historic Municipal Museum. On your second day here, stroll around National Park of Aparados da Serra.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cambara do Sul attractions website.

Getting from Bom Jardim da Serra to Cambara do Sul by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Cambara do Sul

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Florianopolis

— 3 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa da Conceicao, then stroll through Fundacao Projeto TAMAR - Florianopolis, then kick back and relax at Praia Mole, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Santo Antonio de Lisboa. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Galeria de Arte Luciano Martins, enjoy the sand and surf at Joaquina Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste, then take a stroll through Costa da Lagoa, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cambara do Sul to Florianopolis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Florianopolis can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Curitiba.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Curitiba

— 2 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
You've now added Estrada Da Graciosa to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Estrada Da Graciosa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Curitiba trip planner.

You can drive from Florianopolis to Curitiba in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Florianopolis in May, things will get a bit cooler in Curitiba: highs are around 23°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Curitiba

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums · Shopping

Brazil travel guide

4.5
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.