16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  10 h 30 min
2
Itacare
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Armacao dos Buzios
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Zurich

5
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fernado de Noronha Island and Fortaleza N S dos Remedios. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Baia do Sancho and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, stroll through Conceicao Beach, see the interesting displays at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha online attractions planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 21- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Zurich to Fernando de Noronha. Traveling from Zurich in October, expect Fernando de Noronha to be warmer, temps between 34°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island
Porto de Santo Antonio Beach ©
Porto de Santo Antonio Beach
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho

3
nights
Itacare

Itacare ©
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Praia da Tiririca and Sao Sebastiao Cathedral. Visit Taipus de Fora Beach and Prainha Beach for some beach relaxation. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Itacarezinho Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jeribucacu Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Itacare route planner.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Itacare by combination of flight and bus takes about 22 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Itacare due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Itacare are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Taipus de Fora Beach, Sao Sebastiao Cathedral
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Praia da Tiririca ©
Praia da Tiririca
Taipus de Fora Beach ©
Taipus de Fora Beach
Prainha Beach ©
Prainha Beach

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Visit Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip planning app.

Getting from Itacare to Rio de Janeiro by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

4
nights
Armacao dos Buzios

Armacao dos Buzios ©
Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Armacao Beach and Mirante de Joao Fernandes. Visit Ferradura Beach and Azedinha Beach for some beach relaxation. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ferradurinha Beach and kick back and relax at Azeda Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Armacao dos Buzios trip planner.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Armacao dos Buzios, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ferradurinha Beach ©
Ferradurinha Beach
Ferradura Beach ©
Ferradura Beach
Armacao Beach ©
Armacao Beach

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