12 days in Fortaleza, Canoa Quebrada & Jijoca de Jericoacoara Itinerary

12 days in Fortaleza, Canoa Quebrada & Jijoca de Jericoacoara Itinerary

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Fortaleza
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Canoa Quebrada
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Fortaleza
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Jericoacoara
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Fortaleza
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Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Espigao da Av. Desembargador Moreira, then examine the collection at Cachaca Museum, and then make a trip to Museu General Sampaio.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fortaleza online trip planner.

Sao Paulo to Fortaleza is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, Fortaleza is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Fortaleza

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Cachaca Museum ©
Cachaca Museum

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Canoa Quebrada

Canoa Quebrada ©
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
On the 8th (Sun), stroll through Majorlandia Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maceio Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nosso Senhor do Bonfim Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): kick back and relax at Ceara Beach, kick back and relax at Praia de Canoa Quebrada, and then kick back and relax at Canoa Quebrada.

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Traveling by car from Fortaleza to Canoa Quebrada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Fortaleza in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Canoa Quebrada, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Pontal de Maceio Beach ©
Pontal de Maceio Beach
Praia de Canoa Quebrada ©
Praia de Canoa Quebrada
Nosso Senhor do Bonfim Church ©
Nosso Senhor do Bonfim Church

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Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©

Brazilian Miami

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stroll through Praia das Fontes and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitana Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): kick back and relax at Meireles Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Iracema Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at Mercado Central de Fortaleza, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Patrocinio.

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Getting from Canoa Quebrada to Fortaleza by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Canoa Quebrada in December, you will find days in Fortaleza are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
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Praia das Fontes ©
Praia das Fontes
Iracema Beach ©
Iracema Beach
Meireles Beach ©
Meireles Beach

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Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara

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A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jericoacoara Beach and Mangue Seco Beach. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Paraiso, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Duna do Por do Sol, and kick back and relax at Prea Beach.

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Traveling by shuttle from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Lagoa do Paraiso
Lagoa do Paraiso
Jericoacoara Beach ©
Jericoacoara Beach
Duna do Por do Sol ©
Duna do Por do Sol

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Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©

Brazilian Miami

Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of Cristo Rei and Capela Sao Pedro. Family-friendly places like Praia de Morro Branco and Praia do Futuro will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Fortaleza: Beach Park (in Aquiraz) and Choco Show Chocolateria (in Maracanau).

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fortaleza online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a shuttle from Jericoacoara to Fortaleza in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Praia de Morro Branco ©
Praia de Morro Branco
Praia do Futuro ©
Praia do Futuro
Beach Park ©
Beach Park

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