8 days in Brazil Itinerary

8 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
1
Itajai
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h
2
Blumenau
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
3
Balneario Camboriu
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Bombinhas
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo

few
hours
Itajai

Itajai ©
With a rich heritage of Portuguese and German immigration, Itajai boasts many interesting cultural attractions, such as landmark works of architecture, restaurants serving diverse examples of local cuisine (in particular, freshly-caught seafood), and local history museums.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento, indulge your taste buds at Mercado Publico de Itajai, and then kick back and relax at Brava Beach.

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Sao Paulo to Itajai is an approximately 3- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Blumenau.

Things to do in Itajai

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Brava Beach ©
Brava Beach
Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento ©
Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento

1
night
Blumenau

Blumenau ©
Founded in 1850 by a dozen German immigrants, Blumenau remains a place apart from the rest of Brazil largely thanks to its distinct European culture, architecture, and cuisine.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the striking features of Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz, stroll around Praca Hercilio Luz, admire the striking features of Castelinho da Havan, then examine the collection at Museu da Cerveja, then get a sense of history and politics at Blumenau City Hall, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Vila Germanica Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Blumenau trip builder website.

Getting from Itajai to Blumenau by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In January in Blumenau, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Blumenau

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Vila Germanica Park ©
Vila Germanica Park
Blumenau City Hall ©
Blumenau City Hall
Museu da Cerveja ©
Museu da Cerveja

3
nights
Balneario Camboriu

Balneario Camboriu ©
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
Take a break from Balneario Camboriu with a short trip to Beto Carrero World in Penha, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Praia das Laranjeiras, enjoy the sand and surf at Central Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Morro do Careca, and pause for some photo ops at Molhe - Barra Sul.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Balneario Camboriu online itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Blumenau to Balneario Camboriu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Balneario Camboriu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bombinhas.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Beto Carrero World, Meia-Praia Beach
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Beto Carrero World ©
Beto Carrero World
Praia das Laranjeiras ©
Praia das Laranjeiras
Central Beach ©
Central Beach

3
nights
Bombinhas

Bombinhas ©
A municipality geared towards seaside tourism, tiny Bombinhas makes up for its diminutive size with ample opportunities off its shores, including snorkeling, diving, and boat tours.
Bombinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Bombinhas Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Morro do Macaco, explore the galleries of Garimpo Artes, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mirante Eco 360.

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Getting from Balneario Camboriu to Bombinhas by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia de Bombas
Highlights from your plan
Bombinhas Beach ©
Bombinhas Beach
Praia de Mariscal ©
Praia de Mariscal
Praia De Quatro Ilhas ©
Praia De Quatro Ilhas

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