24 days in Brazil Itinerary

24 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Porto Alegre
— 5 nights
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Imbituba
— 1 night
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Garopaba
— 2 nights
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Florianopolis
— 2 nights
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Bombinhas
— 2 nights
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Balneario Camboriu
— 1 night
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Joinville
— 4 nights
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Curitiba
— 5 nights
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Porto Alegre

— 5 nights

Smile City

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Get outdoors at Imbe Beach and Guaiba Lake (River). Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS and Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana. Step out of Porto Alegre with an excursion to Tramandai Beach in Tramandai--about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Mercado Publico Porto Alegre and stroll around Parque Farroupilha.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Porto Alegre trip planner.

Manaus to Porto Alegre is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Manaus to Porto Alegre, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Porto Alegre can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will leave for Imbituba on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Imbituba

— 1 night
Relatively small by Brazilian standards, coastal Imbituba remains one of the most popular day trips from state capital Florianopolis.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Rosa and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vermelha Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Ibiraquera Lake and then kick back and relax at Praia da Barra de Ibiraquera.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Imbituba tour planner.

Getting from Porto Alegre to Imbituba by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Garopaba.

Things to do in Imbituba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Garopaba

— 2 nights
Once a sleepy fishing village, Garopaba has managed to retain much of its low-key charm despite the thousands of visitors who flock to its shores.
On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Silveira Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garopaba Beach.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Garopaba day trip planner.

You can drive from Imbituba to Garopaba in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Garopaba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Garopaba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Florianopolis

— 2 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, kick back and relax at Jurere Beach, and then take a stroll through Santo Antonio de Lisboa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Joaquina Beach, stroll through Praia Mole, and then stroll through Fundacao Projeto TAMAR - Florianopolis.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florianopolis trip app.

Getting from Garopaba to Florianopolis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bombinhas.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Bombinhas

— 2 nights
A municipality geared towards seaside tourism, tiny Bombinhas makes up for its diminutive size with ample opportunities off its shores, including snorkeling, diving, and boat tours.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Praia De Quatro Ilhas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sepultura Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bombinhas Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bombinhas trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Florianopolis to Bombinhas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Bombinhas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Balneario Camboriu

— 1 night
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Nos Turismo.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Balneario Camboriu trip planning app.

Drive from Bombinhas to Balneario Camboriu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Balneario Camboriu can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Joinville.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Joinville

— 4 nights

City of Princes

You'll feel a distinctly European atmosphere on your trip to Joinville, a city of about 550,000 in southern Brazil.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Nacional Do Mar and Museu Nacional de Imigracao e Colonizacao. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museu Nacional do Corpo de Bombeiros and Catedral de Joinville - Sao Francisco Xavier. Step out of Joinville to go to Sao Francisco do Sul and see Enseada Beach, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Estrada Bonita and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque Zoobotanico.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Joinville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Balneario Camboriu to Joinville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for Curitiba on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Joinville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Curitiba

— 5 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu Oscar Niemeyer and Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu do Holocausto de Curitiba and Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao. When in Curitiba, make a side trip to see Familia Fardo Vinicola in Quatro Barras, approximately Quatro Barras away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Bairro de Santa Felicidade, walk around Parque Barigui, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, and cruise along Estrada Da Graciosa.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Curitiba travel route builder tool.

Getting from Joinville to Curitiba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Joinville in February: high temperatures in Curitiba hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Curitiba

Museums · Parks · Scenic Drive · Wineries

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.

State of Santa Catarina travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Theme Parks · Historic Walking Areas
Beaches reign as top State of Santa Catarina tourist attractions, yet this small state in the south of Brazil offers more than just traditional sun-and-sand appeal. Over 550 km (340 mi) of coastline provide plenty of both secluded beach spots and well-developed resorts designed to attract a global audience of party-loving vacationers. Away from the busy coastal areas, a State of Santa Catarina vacation allows visitors to discover the country's European heritage, rich arts scene, outstanding cuisine, and renowned architecture. Many visitors begin their tour with Oktoberfest in Blumenau, home to large German and Italian communities and renowned for its award-winning microbreweries.