33 days in Brazil Itinerary

33 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Guarulhos - Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport, Drive to Taubate
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Taubate
— 1 night
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Juiz de Fora
— 3 nights
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Cabo Frio
— 9 nights
Drive
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Lima Duarte
— 2 nights
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Volta Redonda
— 5 nights
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Ubatuba
— 7 nights
Drive
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Taubate
— 4 nights
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Taubate

— 1 night
Sitting between Brazil's two most important cities--Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro--Taubate has emerged as a productive and culturally significant center of industry and art in equal measure.
On the 13th (Mon), head outdoors with Parque Santos Dumont, then don't miss a visit to Mirante do Banhado, and then make a trip to Praca Santa Terezinha. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museu De Historia Natural de Taubate, then stop by Via Vale Garden Shopping, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Monteiro Lobato.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Taubate online driving holiday planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Taubate is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Brussels to Taubate, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in December, expect Taubate to be warmer, temps between 35°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Juiz de Fora.

Things to do in Taubate

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Juiz de Fora

— 3 nights
Conveniently located between three of the biggest cities in Brazil, Jui de Fora--or simply "JF" to locals--served as an important stop on the road between Rio de Janeiro and the gold rush towns of Minas Gerais.
Juiz de Fora is known for shopping, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with E.R.A. Esportes Radicais de Aventura, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Primeira Igreja Batista de Juiz de Fora, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora da Gloria, and take some stellar pictures from Imperador Hill Belvedere.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Juiz de Fora trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Taubate to Juiz de Fora takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cabo Frio.

Things to do in Juiz de Fora

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Cabo Frio

— 9 nights
Founded way back in 1615, Cabo Frio represents the seventh-oldest city in Brazil.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cabo Frio: Arraial do Cabo (Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia, Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, &more) and Armacao dos Buzios (Escultura Os Tres Pescadores, Joao Fernandes Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia do Forte, race across the water with a speed boat tour, stroll through Praia das Conchas, and make a trip to Largo de Sao Benedito.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cabo Frio trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Juiz de Fora to Cabo Frio in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Juiz de Fora in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Cabo Frio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lima Duarte.

Things to do in Cabo Frio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Lima Duarte

— 2 nights
The golden days of Lima Duarte may be long gone, but the former mining hub's appeal lingers on.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Cachoeirinha, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, then explore the activities along Lago dos Espelhos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosario. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Cachoeira dos Macacos, walk around Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, and then head outdoors with Prainha - Circuito das Aguas.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lima Duarte travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Cabo Frio to Lima Duarte in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Cabo Frio in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Lima Duarte, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Volta Redonda.

Things to do in Lima Duarte

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Volta Redonda

— 5 nights

City of Steel

Nicknamed "City of Steel" after its traditional main export, the economy and culture of Volta Redonda has diversified in recent years.
Change things up with these side-trips from Volta Redonda: Bananal (Fazenda Loanda & Fazenda dos Coqueiros) and Conservatoria (Casa do Poeta Atelie, Locomotiva, &more). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Arena Kartodromo Internacional de Volta Redonda, brush up on your military savvy at Memorial of Ex-Combatants, sample the tasty concoctions at Mistura Classica, and see the interesting displays at Professor Dr. Herberto Pinto Tavares Museum.

Plan my day in Volta Redonda using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Lima Duarte to Volta Redonda in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Volta Redonda

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ubatuba

— 7 nights

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Venture out of the city with trips to Paraty (Sono Beach, Paraty Bay, &more) and Trindade (Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco, Praia do Cachadaco, &more). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Projeto Tamar, meet the residents at Ubatuba Aquarium, steep yourself in history at Ruinas do Presidio da Ilha Anchieta, and enjoy the sand and surf at Prumirim Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ubatuba trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Volta Redonda to Ubatuba in 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Volta Redonda to Ubatuba is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Taubate.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Taubate

— 4 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Taubate side-trips: Sao Jose Dos Campos (Parque Vicentina Aranha & Vale Sul Shopping) and Santo Antonio do Pinhal (Matinho di Flor, Pico Agudo, &more). See even more of Taubate: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Terezinha Sanctuary, appreciate the history behind Cristo Redentor, and examine the collection at Didatico do Corpo Humano Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Taubate tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ubatuba to Taubate takes 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ubatuba to Taubate is 1 hour. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Taubate

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.