22 days in Brazil Itinerary

22 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil sightseeing planner

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Curitiba
— 2 nights
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Morretes
— 1 night
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Cambara do Sul
— 2 nights
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4
Canela
— 1 day
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Gramado
— 2 nights
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Ivoti
— 2 nights
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Farroupilha
— 1 night
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Bento Goncalves
— 3 nights
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Garibaldi
— 1 night
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Balneario Camboriu
— 3 nights
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Joinville
— 2 nights
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Santos
— 2 nights
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Curitiba

— 2 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Feira do Largo da Ordem as well as Jardim Botanico de Curitiba.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Curitiba trip itinerary planning site.

Rio de Janeiro to Curitiba is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, with highs in Curitiba at 27°C and lows at 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Morretes.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:

Morretes

— 1 night
A small town dating back to colonial times, Morretes represents a major draw to the coastline of Parana, one of Brazil's southern states.
For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Morretes trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Curitiba to Morretes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Curitiba in November since evenings lows in Morretes dip to 22°C. You will leave for Cambara do Sul on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Morretes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 24:

Cambara do Sul

— 2 nights
Perfectly placed for exploring the dramatic landscape surrounding it, Cambara do Sul has developed into a major hub for ecotourism.
To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cambara do Sul online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Morretes to Cambara do Sul takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You will leave for Canela on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Cambara do Sul

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

Canela

— 1 day
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.
For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Canela trip planning tool.

You can drive from Cambara do Sul to Canela in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 26th (Thu), you're off to Gramado.

Things to do in Canela

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:

Gramado

— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lago Negro. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the activities along Lago Negro.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gramado online itinerary builder.

Gramado is very close to Canela. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ivoti.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

Ivoti

— 2 nights
Ivoti is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, located in the Porto Alegre metropolitan area. To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ivoti online road trip planner.

You can drive from Gramado to Ivoti in 1.5 hours. In November in Ivoti, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. You will leave for Farroupilha on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Ivoti

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:

Farroupilha

— 1 night
Farroupilha is a city in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in the Serra Gaúcha between the cities of Bento Gonçalves and Caxias do Sul. Find out how to plan Farroupilha trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Ivoti to Farroupilha takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Bento Goncalves on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Farroupilha

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

Bento Goncalves

— 3 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.
You've added Parque da Ovelha, PIZZATO Vinhas e Vinhos, Miolo Wine Group, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): learn about winemaking at Casa Valduga Winery, do a tasting at Miolo Wine Group, and then do a tasting at PIZZATO Vinhas e Vinhos. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Caminhos de Pedra and then relax in the rural setting at Parque da Ovelha.

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Bento Goncalves is just a stone's throw from Farroupilha. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Garibaldi.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:

Garibaldi

— 1 night
An enclave of Italian culture in Brazil's southernmost state, Garibaldi produces top-quality sparkling wines.
To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Garibaldi route app.

Garibaldi is just a short distance from Bento Goncalves. You will leave for Balneario Camboriu on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Garibaldi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

Balneario Camboriu

— 3 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Morcego Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Balneario Camboriu driving holiday app.

You can drive from Garibaldi to Balneario Camboriu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 8th (Tue), you'll travel to Joinville.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
Highlights from your trip

Joinville

— 2 nights

City of Princes

You'll feel a distinctly European atmosphere on your trip to Joinville, a city of about 550,000 in southern Brazil.
For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Joinville trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Balneario Camboriu to Joinville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll travel to Santos.

Things to do in Joinville

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:

Santos

— 2 nights
A lively coastal city, Santos has become known for its sea, soccer, and sand.
To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santos road trip planner.

You can fly from Joinville to Santos in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Santos, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night. You will leave for home on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Santos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:

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.