56 days in Brazil Itinerary

56 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Porto
Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
Petropolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Bus:  4 h
3
Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Bus + Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Campos Do Jordao
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Bento Goncalves
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Gramado
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Curitiba
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Brasilia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h
12
Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
13
Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Porto

2
nights
Petropolis

Petropolis ©
Once the summer getaway of Brazilian emperors, the "imperial city" of Petropolis serves as a tribute to the lavish lifestyles of Brazil's 19th-century elite.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Centro Historico de Petropolis, thenexamine the collection at Imperial Museum, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Cervejaria Bohemia, and finally view the masterpieces at Museu de Porcelana de Petropolis. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Praca do Cavaleiro Medieval, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Pedra do Sino, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Petropolis attractions site.

Porto, Portugal to Petropolis is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Porto in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Petropolis, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Petropolis

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Pedra do Sino
Highlights from your plan
Pedra do Sino ©
Pedra do Sino
Imperial Museum ©
Imperial Museum
Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara ©
Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara

6
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, and take in the awesome beauty at Pedra da Gavea.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Petropolis to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

5
nights
Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit a coastal fixture at Castelhanos Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Itaguacu Beach, stroll through Sitio Forte Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao.

To find reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande trip maker.

Traveling by bus from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sitio Forte Beach ©
Sitio Forte Beach
Castelhanos Lighthouse ©
Castelhanos Lighthouse
Igreja de Sao Sebastiao ©
Igreja de Sao Sebastiao

4
nights
Campos Do Jordao

Campos Do Jordao ©
Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Campos Do Jordao: Cancao Nova (in Cachoeira Paulista) and Aparecida (National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida & Passarela da Fe). There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take some stellar pictures from Morro do Elefante, explore the landscape on two wheels at Zoom Bike Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Amantikir Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Campos Do Jordao road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ilha Grande to Campos Do Jordao takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ilha Grande to Campos Do Jordao is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Aparecida, Cancao Nova
Highlights from your plan
Cancao Nova ©
Cancao Nova
Amantikir Park ©
Amantikir Park
Zoom Bike Park ©
Zoom Bike Park

4
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, see the interesting displays at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, and have some family-friendly fun at Pixel Realidade Virtual.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

4
nights
Bento Goncalves

Bento Goncalves ©
Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bento Goncalves: Vinicola Valmarino (in Pinto Bandeira), Flores Da Cunha (Vinicola Salvattore & Casa Gazzaro) and Cristo (in Guapore). There's more to do: do a tasting at Casa Fontanari and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Santo Antonio.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bento Goncalves trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Bento Goncalves in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flores Da Cunha, Vinicola Valmarino, Cristo
Highlights from your plan
Casa Fontanari ©
Casa Fontanari
Cristo ©
Cristo
Vinicola Salvattore ©
Vinicola Salvattore

4
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gramado: Monumento ao Curtidor (in Estancia Velha) and Porto Alegre (Chave-Mestra Porto Alegre & Enigma Escape Game). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gramado road trip site.

Drive from Bento Goncalves to Gramado in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Canela, Porto Alegre, Monumento ao Curtidor
Highlights from your plan
Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Enigma Escape Game ©
Enigma Escape Game

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
On the 6th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

Plan my day in Foz do Iguacu using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. July in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

3
nights
Curitiba

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Take a break from Curitiba with a short trip to Familia Fardo Vinicola in Quatro Barras, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, examine the collection at Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao, walk around Parque Barigui, and explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Curitiba road trip planning app.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Foz do Iguacu in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Curitiba, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Familia Fardo Vinicola
Highlights from your plan
Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte ©
Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba ©
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba
Museu Oscar Niemeyer ©
Museu Oscar Niemeyer

3
nights
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Brasilia is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul, examine the collection at Experiences Library, and ponder the world of politics at Itamaraty Palace.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brasilia online holiday planner.

You can fly from Curitiba to Brasilia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Curitiba in July, you will find days in Brasilia are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul
Itamaraty Palace ©
Itamaraty Palace

6
nights
Alto Paraiso de Goias

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Alto Paraiso de Goias is known for nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, take in the dramatic scenery at Vale do Rio Macaco waterfall, hike along Sertao Zen, and don't miss a visit to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cachoeira do Segredo
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Cachoeira do Segredo ©
Cachoeira do Segredo

7
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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: head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, kick back and relax at Praia do Sueste, stroll through Baia dos Golfinhos, and see the interesting displays at Shark Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha journey builder site.

You can fly from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos

4
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Porto de Galinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muro Alto Beach, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas travel planner.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas

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