12 days in Curitiba, Porto Alegre & Canela Itinerary

12 days in Curitiba, Porto Alegre & Canela Itinerary

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Curitiba
— 1 night
Bus
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Porto Alegre
— 2 nights
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Porto Alegre
— 2 nights
Drive
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Canela
— 4 nights
Taxi to Caxias do Sul, Bus to Sao Jose Do Rio Preto

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Curitiba

— 1 night

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Curitiba trip planner.

Sao Jose Do Rio Preto to Curitiba is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sao Jose Do Rio Preto in August; daily highs in Curitiba reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks
Highlights from your trip

Porto Alegre

— 2 nights

Smile City

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Centro Cultural Usina do Gasometro (Gasometer Factory) as well as Barco Cisne Branco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Barco Cisne Branco, explore the world behind art at Fundacao Ibere Camargo, and then engage your brain at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto Alegre online sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Curitiba to Porto Alegre in 11 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Porto Alegre can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Porto Alegre

— 2 nights

Smile City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Centro Cultural Usina do Gasometro (Gasometer Factory) as well as Barco Cisne Branco. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): look for gifts at Iguatemi Shopping. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Centro Cultural Usina do Gasometro (Gasometer Factory), then see the interesting displays at Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana, then get a new perspective on things with Barco Cisne Branco, and finally view the masterpieces at Galeria Hipotetica.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Porto Alegre road trip planning site.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Canela.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Canela

— 4 nights
One of the best bases for ecotourism in the Serra Gaúcha area, the old town of Canela charms visitors with quaint architecture and a laid-back atmosphere.
You've added Parque Tematico Mundo Gelado, Bondinhos Aereos Parques da Serra, Parque Terra Magica Florybal, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Atelier Flavio Scholles and Galeria Arte12b. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes and Castelinho Caracol. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, stop by Cristais de Gramado, view the masterpieces at Galleria D'arte Giovanni Bocchi, and make a trip to Rua Coberta.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Canela trip planner.

You can drive from Porto Alegre to Canela in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Canela

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips