60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil journey planner

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Fly to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Drive to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 9 nights
Fly
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Campina Grande
— 4 nights
Taxi to Recife, Fly to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
Drive
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Petropolis
— 1 night
Drive
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Tiradentes
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 8 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rodoviaria, Fly to Sao Paulo
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Sao Paulo
— 6 nights
Fly
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Gramado
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bento Goncalves
— 5 nights
Drive to Salgado Filho Airport, Fly to Montes Claros

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Porto de Galinhas

— 5 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ricardo Brennand Institute and Atelier Di Farias. Head to Casa Jerimum and Nata Artesanatofor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto de Galinhas: Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue (in Recife) and Atelier Vilanova (in Olinda). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, stroll through Gamboa Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and get a dose of the wild on Receptivo Up.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas trip builder app.

Montes Claros to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 23.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Montes Claros in June, Porto de Galinhas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fernando de Noronha

— 9 nights

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste. Visit Capela de Sao Pedro and Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao for their historical value. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Shark Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, and head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha road trip planning app.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly to Campina Grande.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Campina Grande

— 4 nights
Arguably northeastern Brazil’s most important city, Campina Grande represents a thriving hub of industry, technology, and education.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Salao de Artesanato da Paraiba and Museu de Arte Popular da Paraiba. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vila Sitio Sao Joao and Jackson do Pandeiro Memorial. Go for a jaunt from Campina Grande to Alagoa Grande to see Casa de Margarida Maria Alves Museum about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: take a stroll around People Park, get engrossed in the history at Museu do Algodao, examine the collection at Northeast Museum of Minerals and Gems, and stop by Vila do Artesao.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Campina Grande online vacation planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Campina Grande in 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Campina Grande due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Campina Grande when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in June, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Campina Grande

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Rio de Janeiro

— 7 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Appreciate the collections at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas and Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro. Visiting Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi in Niteroi (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, step into the grandiose world of Ilha Fiscal, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador.

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Getting from Campina Grande to Rio de Janeiro by combination of taxi and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Petropolis.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Petropolis

— 1 night

The Imperial City

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 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Handicraft Museum of the State of Rio de Janeiro, examine the collection at Imperial Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Porcelana de Petropolis, then see the interesting displays at Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, and finally stop by Castanha Castor.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Petropolis visit planner.

Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Petropolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Petropolis are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tiradentes.

Things to do in Petropolis

Museums · Shopping

Tiradentes

— 3 nights
Named after the revolutionary hero who was born here, Tiradentes has become known for its well-preserved colonial-era architecture and scenic mountain location.
Head to Atelier do Arquiteto Sergio Ramos and Atelier Guido Bolettifor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Instituto Mario Mendonca and Galeria de Arte - Moitara Arte Indigena. Step out of Tiradentes to go to Sao Joao del Rei and see Atelier e Galeria Guido Boletti, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Galeria e Fundacao Oscar Araripe, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santo Antonio, look for gifts at Al Bazaar Especiarias, Masalas e Chas, and get engrossed in the history at Museu Regional de Sao Joao del-Rei.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tiradentes road trip website.

Traveling by car from Petropolis to Tiradentes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Petropolis in June, expect Tiradentes to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Tiradentes

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paraty

— 6 nights
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Get in touch with nature at Centro Historico and Galeria Aecio Sarti. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cachacaria Cana Caiana and Atelier de Ceramica Jorge Pessotti. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Centro Cultural Sesc Paraty, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Zoom de Fotografia, make a trip to Casa da Cultura de Paraty, and identify plant and animal life at The Gold Path.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Paraty road trip website.

Drive from Tiradentes to Paraty in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Ilha Grande

— 8 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Popular historic sites such as Castelhanos Lighthouse and Igreja de Sao Sebastiao are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aquamarina Mergulho and Lagoa Azul. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Aventureiro, relax and rejuvenate at Ilha Grande Yoga, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grande das Palmas Beach, and take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ilha Grande vacation builder website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Sao Paulo

— 6 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Head to Paulista Avenue and Mercado Municipal de São Paulofor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP and Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo. Venture out of the city with trips to Espaco Giullians (in Sao Roque) and São Caetano Park Mall (in Sao Caetano do Sul). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, explore the world behind art at Espaco Olavo Setubal, get curious at Galeria de Arte Digital do Sesi-SP, and take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Vermelho.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo travel route planner.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Sao Paulo by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ilha Grande in July, things will get a bit cooler in Sao Paulo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Gramado

— 5 nights

Hydrangea Garden

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.
Visiting Lago Negro and Parque Estadual do Caracol will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Casa Seganfredo and Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes. Venture out of the city with trips to Porto Alegre (Aldo Locatelli Art Gallery, Instituto Ling, &more) and Morro Reuter (Atelier Flavio Scholles, Ceramics Studio by Anelise Bredow, &more). There's lots more to do: stop by Cristais de Gramado, stroll around Mini Mundo, examine the collection at Museu dos Beatles, and find something for the whole family at Mundo a Vapor.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gramado travel planner.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Gramado by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Gramado

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bento Goncalves

— 5 nights

Wine Capital of Brazil

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Get some cultural insight at Casa Fontanari and Casa Postal. Famiglia Tasca and Santuario Santo Antonio will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Vinicola Valmarino (in Pinto Bandeira), Flores Da Cunha (Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora de Lourdes e Campanario de Pedra & Vinicola Salvattore) and Museu dos Ex-combatentes da FEB (in Caxias Do Sul). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Vale dos Vinhedos, indulge your taste buds at Fabian, and contemplate the long history of Aurora Winery.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bento Goncalves trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Gramado to Bento Goncalves in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Brazil travel guide

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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.