60 days in State of Ceara & Brazil Itinerary

60 days in State of Ceara & Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Itarema
— 1 day
2
Fortaleza
— 4 nights
3
Canoa Quebrada
— 5 nights
4
Natal
— 3 nights
5
Fernando de Noronha
— 8 nights
6
Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
7
Maceio
— 3 nights
8
Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
9
Gramado
— 2 nights
10
Florianopolis
— 4 nights
11
Ilha Grande
— 6 nights
12
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
13
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights

1
day
Itarema

Itarema ©
Itarema is a municipality in the state of Ceará in the Northeast region of Brazil. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see SoulKite Brazil.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Itarema road trip planning website.

Cruz to Itarema is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Itarema

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
SoulKite Brazil ©
SoulKite Brazil

4
nights
Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Family-friendly places like Praia de Morro Branco and Beach Park will thrill your kids. We've included these beaches for you: Praia do Futuro and Praia das Fontes. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iracema Beach, catch a live event at Arena Castelao, and raise your glass at Crocobeach.

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Getting from Itarema to Fortaleza by car takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Itarema to Fortaleza is 1 hour. June in Fortaleza sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Praia de Morro Branco, Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Morro Branco ©
Praia de Morro Branco
Beach Park ©
Beach Park
Praia do Futuro ©
Praia do Futuro

5
nights
Canoa Quebrada

Canoa Quebrada ©
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
Visit Praia de Canoa Quebrada and Uruau Beach (Marambaia) for some beach relaxation. Kids will enjoy Ceara Beach and Vila do Estevao. Venture out of the city with trips to Pontal de Maceio Beach (in Fortim) and Praia Ponta Grossa (in Icapui). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Por-do-Sol Dune, make a trip to Broadway de Canoa Quebrada, enjoy the sand and surf at Canoa Quebrada, and stroll through Majorlandia Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Canoa Quebrada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fortaleza to Canoa Quebrada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fortaleza in July, you will find days in Canoa Quebrada are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Natal.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Pontal de Maceio Beach, Majorlandia Beach, Uruau Beach (Marambaia), Praia Ponta Grossa
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Canoa Quebrada ©
Praia de Canoa Quebrada
Pontal de Maceio Beach ©
Pontal de Maceio Beach
Praia Ponta Grossa ©
Praia Ponta Grossa

3
nights
Natal

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Bring the kids along to Ponta Negra Beach and Dunas de Genipabu. Get outdoors at Pipa Beach and Parque das Dunas. Change things up with these side-trips from Natal: Chapadao Hill (in Praia da Pipa) and Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Reis Magos Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes, stop by Hand Craft Potiguar Mall, and make a trip to Praca Pedro Velho.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Natal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Canoa Quebrada to Natal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Canoa Quebrada in July, with highs in Natal at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Pipa, Cajueiro de Pirangi
Highlights from your plan
Pipa Beach ©
Pipa Beach
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Dunas de Genipabu ©
Dunas de Genipabu

8
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.
Attractions like Baia do Sancho and Praia do Cachorro make great kid-friendly stops. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Baia dos Golfinhos and Praia do Cacimba do Padre. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. The adventure continues: get outside with Baia dos Porcos, explore the activities along Buraco do Galego, enjoy the sand and surf at Fernado de Noronha Island, and stroll through Praia do Sueste.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha trip planning tool.

You can fly from Natal to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Natal in July, Fernando de Noronha is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

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

5
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and Muro Alto Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Cupe beach and Praia De Maracaipe. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto de Galinhas: Maragogi (Zoologico Pet Silvestre & Maragogi Beach) and Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, look for gifts at Nata Artesanato, get great views at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao do Outeiro, and explore the galleries of Casa Jerimum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas travel route builder site.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 1 hour. July in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Maceio.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Maragogi, Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro, Praia dos Carneiros
Highlights from your plan
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Pontal de Maracaipe ©
Pontal de Maracaipe

3
nights
Maceio

Maceio ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia do Gunga and Praia de Ipioca. Attractions like Frances Beach and Teatro Gustavo Leite make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maceio: Praia Dunas de Marapé. (in Jequia da Praia) and Paripueira Beach (in Paripueira). There's more to do: visit Centro Cultural & De Exposicoes Ruth Cardoso.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Maceio online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Porto de Galinhas to Maceio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Maceio when traveling from Porto de Galinhas in July, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Maceio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Praia Dunas de Marapé., Frances Beach, Praia do Gunga, Paripueira Beach
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Gunga ©
Praia do Gunga
Frances Beach ©
Frances Beach
Paripueira Beach ©
Paripueira Beach

1
night
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 30th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Devil's Throat and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Maceio to Foz do Iguacu in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Maceio in July; daily highs in Foz do Iguacu reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gramado.

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
Devil's Throat ©
Devil's Throat

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lago Negro and Parque da Ferradura. Bring the kids along to Mini Mundo and Rua Coberta. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, make a trip to Caro Watson Escape Game, and find something for the whole family at Snowland.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gramado trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Canela
Highlights from your plan
Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Parque Estadual do Caracol ©
Parque Estadual do Caracol
Snowland ©
Snowland

4
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
We've included these beaches for you: Lagoinha do Leste and Joaquina Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Praia Mole and Jurere Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florianopolis: Praia de Bombas (in Bombas) and Bombinhas Beach (in Bombinhas). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Santinho, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Santissima Trindade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Lagoa Beach, and explore the activities along Lagoa da Conceicao.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Florianopolis road trip app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Florianopolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Florianopolis, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Praia de Bombas, Bombinhas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste
Jurere Beach ©
Jurere Beach

6
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.
Relax by the water at Aventureiro and Praia Preta. Take a break from the city and head to Lagoa Azul and Dois Rios Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lopes Mendes Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Castelhanos Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Santo Antonio Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Florianopolis to Ilha Grande in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Florianopolis in August: highs in Ilha Grande hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Ilha Grande State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lopes Mendes Beach ©
Lopes Mendes Beach
Aventureiro ©
Aventureiro
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul

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.
Get in touch with nature at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Relax by the water at Pedra do Arpoador and Praia de Grumari. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra do Sal, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and see where the action happens at Maracanã.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro online day trip planner.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. August in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

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.
Get outdoors at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros and Cachoeira Loquinhas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alto Paraiso de Goias: Cavalcante (Cachoeira Santa Barbara & Santa Barbara Waterfall). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look for all kinds of wild species at Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado, and take an unorthodox tour of Jardim de Maytreia.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias is minus 1 hour. You will leave for home on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Cavalcante
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Vale da Lua ©
Vale da Lua

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