31 days in State of Pernambuco & Maringa Itinerary

31 days in State of Pernambuco & Maringa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
2
Recife
— 6 nights
3
Caruaru
— 3 nights
4
Tamandare
— 2 nights
5
Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
6
Petrolina
— 1 night
7
Maringa
— 6 nights

7
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Baia do Sancho and Conceicao Beach. Get some cultural insight at Shark Museum and Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Aberto da Tartaruga Marinha de Fernando de Noronha Museum, kick back and relax at Praia do Cachorro, stroll through Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial.

Before you visit Fernando de Noronha, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Maringa to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Maringa to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Maringa in August since evenings lows in Fernando de Noronha dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Recife.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre

6
nights
Recife

Recife ©
Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
For shopping fun, head to Atelier Vilanova or Centro Cultural dos Correios. Let the collections at Ricardo Brennand Institute and Rodrigues Galeria de Artes capture your imagination. Explore Recife's surroundings by going to Olinda (Se Cathedral & Church and Monastery of Sao Bento). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, buy something for everyone on your list at RioMar Recife Mall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Recife Antigo.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Recife vacation planning site.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Recife by flight takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Recife is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Caruaru.

Things to do in Recife

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Olinda
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Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute
Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand ©
Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand

3
nights
Caruaru

Caruaru ©
Developing from what was once a single cattle ranch, the city of Caruaru has grown to become the most populous city in the interior of the state of Pernambuco.
J.Borges Memorial and Museu Casa do Mestre Vitalino e Atelie Severino Vitalino will appeal to museum buffs. Head to Caruaru Shopping and Shopping Difusorafor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Caruaru: Centro de Artesanato Tareco e Mariola (in Belo Jardim) and Museu do Centro de Artesanato de Pernambuco (in Bezerros). There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira de Caruaru, see the interesting displays at Museu Luiz Gonzaga, stop by Alto do Moura, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial Mestre Galdino.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Caruaru road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Recife to Caruaru in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Recife to Caruaru. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tamandare.

Things to do in Caruaru

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bezerros, Centro de Artesanato Tareco e Mariola
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J.Borges Memorial ©
J.Borges Memorial
Museu do Centro de Artesanato de Pernambuco ©
Museu Luiz Gonzaga ©
Museu Luiz Gonzaga

2
nights
Tamandare

Tamandare ©
Beaches and natural rock pools remain top draws on most Tamandare itineraries, though the relatively small coastal town also offers a surprisingly lively restaurant scene.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Carneiros, thenbrowse the exhibits of Mercadinho Rio Mar, and then examine the collection at Una Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Campas Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Velha de Sao Pedro, and then admire the landmark architecture of Nova Matriz de Sao Pedro.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tamandare online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Caruaru to Tamandare takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Caruaru to Tamandare due to the time zone difference. August in Tamandare sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Tamandare

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Una Museum, Mercadinho Rio Mar
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Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros
Campas Beach ©
Campas Beach
Nova Matriz de Sao Pedro ©
Nova Matriz de Sao Pedro

5
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Head to Atelie Gilberto Carcara and Feira de Artesanatofor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Casa Jerimum and Gaipio Sugar Cane Mill. When in Porto de Galinhas, make a side trip to see Engenho Massangana in Cabo de Santo Agostinho, approximately Cabo de Santo Agostinho away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, stroll through Cupe beach, and stop by Nata Artesanato.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tamandare to Porto de Galinhas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tamandare in August since evenings lows in Porto de Galinhas dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Petrolina.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ipojuca, Engenho Massangana
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Pontal de Maracaipe ©
Pontal de Maracaipe

1
night
Petrolina

Petrolina ©
Originally built as a sister city to neighboring Juazeiro, Petrolina has grown to become Pernambuco’s largest municipality.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Centro de Artes Ana das Carrancas, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora Rainha dos Anjos Matriz, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral - Igreja Sagrado Coracao de Jesus, thenexamine the collection at Oficina do Artesao Mestre Quincas, and finally stop by River Shopping.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Petrolina trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Petrolina in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in August, expect nights in Petrolina to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Maringa.

Things to do in Petrolina

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Oficina do Artesao Mestre Quincas ©
Oficina do Artesao Mestre Quincas
Centro de Artes Ana das Carrancas ©
Centro de Artes Ana das Carrancas

6
nights
Maringa

Maringa ©
Instantly notable for its striking skyline featuring the large conical spire of a distinctive cathedral, Maringa stands out as one of the world's greenest cities.
Head to Londrina Catuaí Mall and MMARTAN Londrinafor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santuario de Gracas Schoenstatt and Mother Leonia Milito Memorial House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maringa: Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora Aparecida (in Mandaguari), Museu Historico de Cambe (in Cambe) and Londrina (Parada do Coco, Didatico de Anatomia Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museu Esportivo de Maringa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor Nossa Senhora da Gloria, pick up some local products at Mercadao de Maringa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Cruz Chapel.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Maringa trip app.

Traveling by flight from Petrolina to Maringa takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Maringa is a bit cooler than Petrolina - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maringa

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Londrina, Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora Aparecida, Igreja Matriz Santuario Nossa Senhora Aparecida, Museu de Historia da Imigracao Japonesa do Parana, Museu Historico de Cambe
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Santuario de Gracas Schoenstatt ©
Santuario de Gracas Schoenstatt
Museu Historico de Cambe ©
Museu Historico de Cambe
Museu Esportivo de Maringa ©
Museu Esportivo de Maringa