28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Salvador
— 3 nights
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Aracaju
— 1 night
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Petrolina
— 1 night
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Maceio
— 1 night
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Recife
— 5 nights
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Joao Pessoa
— 2 nights
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Teresina
— 1 night
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Natal
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
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Fortaleza
— 3 nights

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Salvador

Salvador ©

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
When in Salvador, make a side trip to see Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim in Senhor Do Bonfim, approximately Senhor Do Bonfim away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pelourinho, steep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, get engrossed in the history at Misericordia Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Salvador day trip tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Salvador. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Aracaju.

Things to do in Salvador

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Elevator Lacerda ©
Elevator Lacerda

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Aracaju

Aracaju ©

Cashew Tree of the Parrots

The capital of the state of Sergipe, Aracaju has developed a reputation as one of the most active, modern, and healthiest cities in the country.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Centro Cultural de Aracaju, then examine the collection at Museu da Gente Sergipana, and then kick back and relax at Croa do Gore. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Formadores de Nacionalidade, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Passarela do Caranguejo, and then appreciate the history behind Orla de Atalaia.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Aracaju online travel planner.

You can fly from Salvador to Aracaju in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Aracaju sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Petrolina.

Things to do in Aracaju

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Museu da Gente Sergipana ©
Museu da Gente Sergipana
Orla de Atalaia ©
Orla de Atalaia
Croa do Gore ©
Croa do Gore

1
night
Petrolina

Petrolina ©
Originally built as a sister city to neighboring Juazeiro, Petrolina has grown to become Pernambuco’s largest municipality.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Sao Francisco, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora Rainha dos Anjos Matriz, then get engrossed in the history at Museu do Sertao, and finally make a trip to Bododromo.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Petrolina holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Aracaju to Petrolina takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Aracaju in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Petrolina, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Maceio.

Things to do in Petrolina

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Museu do Sertao ©
Museu do Sertao

1
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Maceio

Maceio ©

Paradise of Waters

Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Frances Beach, kick back and relax at Praia do Gunga, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Santa Maria Madalena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipioca, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Verde Beach, and then kick back and relax at Praia de Pajucara.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Maceio trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Petrolina to Maceio by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Petrolina in February: highs in Maceio hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Recife.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Praia do Gunga ©
Praia do Gunga
Praia de Pajucara ©
Praia de Pajucara
Frances Beach ©
Frances Beach

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Recife

Recife ©

Brazilian Venice

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Recife: Porto de Galinhas (Cupe beach, Muro Alto Beach, &more) and Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Ricardo Brennand Institute, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boa Viagem Beach, browse the exhibits of O Galo da Madrugada, and gain insight at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand.

Planning Recife trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Maceio to Recife by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maceio in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Recife, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Recife

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros

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Joao Pessoa

Joao Pessoa ©

City Where the Sun Rises First

Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Sao Francisco, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Tambaba, and then stroll through Coqueirinho Beach.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Joao Pessoa attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Recife to Joao Pessoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. February in Joao Pessoa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Teresina.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Coqueirinho Beach ©
Coqueirinho Beach
Tambau Beach ©
Tambau Beach
Igreja Sao Francisco ©
Igreja Sao Francisco

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Teresina

Teresina

Capital of Sun and Light

Prepare for some hot and sticky weather as you head to Teresina, a city of nearly a million people perched between the Parnaiba and Poti rivers.
On the 16th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Sao Benedito, get outside with Nova Potycabana, then stop by Teresina Shopping, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Teresina itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Joao Pessoa to Teresina takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Natal.

Things to do in Teresina

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Igreja Sao Benedito
Igreja Sao Benedito
Nova Potycabana ©
Nova Potycabana
Teresina Shopping ©
Teresina Shopping

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Natal

Natal ©

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pipa Beach (in Praia da Pipa) and Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach, look for gifts at Luciana Artesanatos Nordestinos, and see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Natal trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Teresina to Natal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Natal are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dunas de Genipabu ©
Dunas de Genipabu
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Pipa Beach ©
Pipa Beach

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Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baia do Sancho, kick back and relax at Enseada da Caieira, take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial, and head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Natal to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Natal to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

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Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Get out of town with these interesting Fortaleza side-trips: Beach Park (in Aquiraz) and Praia de Cumbuco (in Cumbuco). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Futuro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Sao Pedro, have a few drinks at Crocobeach, and stroll through Iracema Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Fortaleza road trip planning site.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Fortaleza in 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Fortaleza. In February, daily temperatures in Fortaleza can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Praia do Futuro ©
Praia do Futuro
Beach Park ©
Beach Park
Iracema Beach ©
Iracema Beach

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