15 days in State of Maranhao Itinerary

15 days in State of Maranhao Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sao Luis
— 6 nights
2
Barreirinhas
— 4 nights
3
Santo Amaro do Maranhao
— 3 nights

6
nights
Sao Luis

Sao Luis ©
Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Sao Luis is known for historic sites, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Calhau Beach, head outdoors with Espigao Costeiro, look for gifts at Casa das Tulhas, and explore the world behind art at Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sao Luis online road trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro to Sao Luis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, Sao Luis is somewhat warmer than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Barreirinhas.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Valparaiso Acqua Park, Aracagi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sao Luis Shopping ©
Sao Luis Shopping
Calhau Beach ©
Calhau Beach
Igreja da Se ©
Igreja da Se

4
nights
Barreirinhas

Barreirinhas ©
Most visitors consider Barreirinhas little more than a convenient base for exploring the nearby national park, yet the town's sandy beaches and picturesque riverside setting make it a rewarding destination in and of itself.
Barreirinhas is known for nature, historic sites, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Bonita e Lagoa Azul, head outdoors with Canto do Atins, stop by Centro de Artesanato, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lencois Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Barreirinhas trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Sao Luis to Barreirinhas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santo Amaro do Maranhao.

Things to do in Barreirinhas

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Rio Preguicas ©
Rio Preguicas
Lagoa Bonita e Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Bonita e Lagoa Azul
Preguicas (Mandacaru) Lighthouse ©
Preguicas (Mandacaru) Lighthouse

3
nights
Santo Amaro do Maranhao

Santo Amaro do Maranhao
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the activities along Lagoa da Esperanca and then get outside with Lagoa Betania. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lagoa da Gaivota, explore the activities along Lagoa das Andorinhas, and then explore the striking landscape of Lagoa das Americas.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santo Amaro do Maranhao trip planner.

Getting from Barreirinhas to Santo Amaro do Maranhao by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santo Amaro do Maranhao

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lencois Maranhenses National Park