11 days in State of Pernambuco Itinerary

11 days in State of Pernambuco Itinerary

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Porto de Galinhas
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Fernando de Noronha
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Recife
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Porto de Galinhas

— 4 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
When in Porto de Galinhas, make a side trip to see Praia dos Carneiros in Tamandare, approximately Tamandare away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, and walk around Projeto Hippocampus.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas itinerary website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Porto de Galinhas. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Porto de Galinhas, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Fernando de Noronha

— 4 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, and don't miss a visit to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha day trip planning website.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Recife.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Recife

— 1 night

Brazilian Venice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Recife Antigo, then examine the collection at Paco do Frevo, then see the interesting displays at Ricardo Brennand Institute, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Boa Viagem Beach.

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Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Recife by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Recife, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Recife

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

State of Pernambuco travel guide

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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.