18 days in Brazil Itinerary

18 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Jaguaruna
— 2 nights
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Treze de Maio
— 1 night
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Nova Veneza
— 1 night
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Praia Grande
— 2 nights
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Sao Jose dos Ausentes
— 4 nights
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Cambara do Sul
— 2 nights
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Sao Joaquim
— 3 nights
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Bom Jardim da Serra
— 2 nights
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Jaguaruna

— 2 nights
Jaguaruna is a municipality in the state of Santa Catarina in the South region of Brazil.The city is served by Humberto Ghizzo Bortoluzzi Regional Airport. On the 20th (Mon), stroll through Praia do Camacho and then kick back and relax at Arroio Corrente Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Jaguaruna trip itinerary planning tool.

Laguna to Jaguaruna is an approximately 1-hour car ride. May in Jaguaruna sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Treze de Maio.

Things to do in Jaguaruna

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Treze de Maio

— 1 night
Treze de Maio is a municipality in the state of Santa Catarina in the South region of Brazil. To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Treze de Maio tour itinerary site.

Treze de Maio is just a stone's throw from Jaguaruna. In May, daytime highs in Treze de Maio are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nova Veneza.

Things to do in Treze de Maio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Nova Veneza

— 1 night
Nova Veneza is a Brazilian municipality located in Santa Catarina, Southern Brazil. On the 23rd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Stone houses, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nossa Senhora de Caravaggio, make a trip to Gondola Veneziana, then do a tasting at Vinicola Borgo, then see the interesting displays at Immigrant Museum Conego Miguel Giacca, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Sao Marcos.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nova Veneza online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Treze de Maio to Nova Veneza takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Nova Veneza are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Praia Grande.

Things to do in Nova Veneza

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Praia Grande

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): trek along Trilha Do Rio Do Boi.

Make your Praia Grande itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Nova Veneza to Praia Grande in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Praia Grande can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will leave for Sao Jose dos Ausentes on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Praia Grande

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Sao Jose dos Ausentes

— 4 nights
Sao Jose dos Ausentes is known for nature, outdoors, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Canyon Monte Negro, head outdoors with Desnivel dos Rios, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz De Sao Jose Dos Ausentes, and explore the stunning scenery at Canion Boa Vista.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Sao Jose dos Ausentes driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Praia Grande to Sao Jose dos Ausentes in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cambara do Sul.

Things to do in Sao Jose dos Ausentes

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Cambara do Sul

— 2 nights
Perfectly placed for exploring the dramatic landscape surrounding it, Cambara do Sul has developed into a major hub for ecotourism.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul, explore the striking landscape at Pedra do Segredo, and then don't miss a visit to St. Joseph Parish. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of National Park of Aparados da Serra.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Cambara do Sul trip planner.

Getting from Sao Jose dos Ausentes to Cambara do Sul by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Sao Joaquim.

Things to do in Cambara do Sul

Parks · Nature

Sao Joaquim

— 3 nights
Include a short side trip to Sao Joaquim to visit the coldest city in Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Tropeiros and then appreciate the history behind Monumento Manoel Joaquim Pinto. On the next day, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, stroll around Snow Valley, then appreciate the history behind Praca Joao Ribeiro, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Matriz de Sao Joaquim Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Joaquim visit planner.

Getting from Cambara do Sul to Sao Joaquim by car takes about 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bom Jardim da Serra.

Things to do in Sao Joaquim

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Bom Jardim da Serra

— 2 nights
A calm town, and one of the coldest in Brazil, Bom Jardim da Serra sits at an altitude of 1,465 m (4806 ft) above sea level in the state of Santa Catarina.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Barrinha Falls and then explore the striking landscape at Serra do Rio do Rastro. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Canion das Laranjeiras, stop by Tenda da Lili, and then stroll through Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bom Jardim da Serra trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Sao Joaquim to Bom Jardim da Serra takes an hour. Traveling from Sao Joaquim to Bom Jardim da Serra, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bom Jardim da Serra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Brazil travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.