Route & dates
Recife— 23 nights
Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.Change things up with these side-trips from Recife: Cabo de Santo Agostinho (Lookout Stone of Cogomelo & Nazare Lighthouse), Porto de Galinhas (Projeto Hippocampus, Pontal de Maracaipe, &more) and Tamandare (Praia dos Carneiros, Capela de Sao Benedito, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Dourada, take an in-depth tour of Museu da Cidade do Recife - Forte das Cinco Pontas, and make a trip to Praca do Marco Zero.
For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Recife online travel planner.
In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Recife
Porto de Galinhas, Olinda, Tamandare, Ipojuca, Conde
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