9 days in Brazil Itinerary

9 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Hercílio Luz International Airport, Drive to Brusque
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Canela
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Brasilia



— 1 night

City of Fabrics

Strong European influences and a modern mix of cultures define Brusque, a city of around 120,000 residents in the south of Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at House of Aldo Krieger and then get engrossed in the history at Museu Historico e Geografico do Vale do Itajai-Mirim.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brusque trip planning website.

Brasilia to Brusque is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brasilia in May, expect nights in Brusque to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Blumenau.

Things to do in Brusque

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites


— 2 nights

Tropical Germany

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Zoo Pomerode, then buy something for everyone on your list at Norte Shopping, and then stop by Emporio Frozen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Praca Hercilio Luz, examine the collection at Museu de Habitos e Costumes, have fun at Vila Germanica Park, then see the interesting displays at Casa do Imigrante Carl Weege, and finally see the interesting displays at Music Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Blumenau road trip app.

Drive from Brusque to Blumenau in an hour. In May in Blumenau, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Canela.

Things to do in Blumenau

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips


— 2 nights
One of the best bases for ecotourism in the Serra Gaúcha area, the old town of Canela charms visitors with quaint architecture and a laid-back atmosphere.
Head to La Charbonnade and Associacao Canelense de Artesaosfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes and Mundo a Vapor. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Canela: Flores Da Cunha (Vinicola Luiz Argenta, Vinicola Salvattore, &more). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, appreciate the history behind Largo da Fama, do a tasting at Vitivinicola Jolimont, and examine the collection at Castelinho Caracol.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Canela trip app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Blumenau to Canela in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Canela

Wineries · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trip


— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stop by A Fabulosa Loja de Chocolates Caracol, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, then see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera, and finally examine the collection at Dreams Motor Show Gramado. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Ceramics Studio by Anelise Bredow, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Flavio Scholles, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, then view the masterpieces at Galeria Arte12b, and finally examine the collection at Hollywood Dream Cars.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gramado online day trip planner.

Gramado is just a short distance from Canela. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gramado

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Brazil travel guide

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.