60 days in Africa, South America & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Africa, South America & Europe Itinerary

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1
Luanda, Angola
— 1 night
2
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil
— 3 nights
3
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
4
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 5 nights
5
Gramado, Brazil
— 5 nights
6
Florianopolis, Brazil
— 5 nights
7
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
— 4 nights
8
Manaus, Brazil
— 2 nights
9
Natal, Brazil
— 4 nights
10
Recife, Brazil
— 2 nights
11
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 5 nights
12
Salvador, Brazil
— 5 nights
13
Porto, Portugal
— 7 nights
14
Salamanca, Spain
— 5 nights

1
night
Luanda, Angola

Luanda ©
After decades of conflict, Luanda experienced a massive economic boom at the beginning of the 21st century, making it one of the most developed cities in Africa and a magnet for tourists.
On the 18th (Mon), explore the galleries of Fortaleza de Sao Miguel.

To see reviews and more tourist information, use the Luanda trip itinerary builder app.

Porto, Portugal to Luanda is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Porto to Luanda, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Porto in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Luanda: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Luanda

Museums
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Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel

3
nights
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Passagem Neighborhood (in Cabo Frio) and Arraial do Cabo (Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras, kick back and relax at Tartaruga Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Orla Bardot Boardwalk, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Armacao dos Buzios trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Luanda to Armacao dos Buzios. The time zone difference moving from West Africa Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Luanda in May, things will get a bit cooler in Armacao dos Buzios: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Arraial do Cabo, Passagem Neighborhood
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Rua das Pedras ©
Rua das Pedras
Orla Bardot Boardwalk ©
Orla Bardot Boardwalk

6
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
When in Rio de Janeiro, make a side trip to see Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi in Niteroi, approximately Niteroi away. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, and explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Armacao dos Buzios to Rio de Janeiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. May in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

5
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and examine the collection at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo online journey planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May: high temperatures in Sao Paulo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera

5
nights
Gramado, Brazil

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gramado: Flores Da Cunha (Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora de Lourdes e Campanario de Pedra, Vinicola Salvattore, &more) and Bento Goncalves (Vinicola Torcello, Vinicola Cainelli, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lago Negro, walk around Mini Mundo, find something for the whole family at Snowland, and try out the rides at Mundo a Vapor.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gramado holiday tool.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Gramado by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Gramado

Wineries Tours Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bento Goncalves, Flores Da Cunha, Canela
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia ©
Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia

5
nights
Florianopolis, Brazil

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florianopolis: Escola de Oleiros Joaquim Antonio de Medeiros (in Sao Jose) and Beto Carrero World (in Penha). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia Mole, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jurere Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Sao Jose.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Florianopolis tour planner.

Fly from Gramado to Florianopolis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Florianopolis, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sao Jose, Beto Carrero World
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Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Beto Carrero World ©
Beto Carrero World
Praia da Galheta ©
Praia da Galheta

4
nights
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Belo Horizonte ©
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belo Horizonte: Sabara (Rua Dom Pedro II, Casa Azul, &more) and Inhotim (in Brumadinho). The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Sao Jose, steep yourself in history at Placa Comemorativa do Clube da Esquina, and make a trip to Praca da Liberdade.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Belo Horizonte tour planner.

Fly from Florianopolis to Belo Horizonte in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Florianopolis in June: highs in Belo Horizonte hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Manaus.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sabara, Inhotim
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Basilica Nossa Senhora de Lourdes ©
Basilica Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
Inhotim ©
Inhotim
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte ©
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte

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nights
Manaus, Brazil

Manaus ©
It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Amazon Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Meeting of Waters. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Praca XV de Novembro (Praca da Matriz) and then identify plant and animal life at Arquipelago de Anavilhanas.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Manaus route planner.

You can fly from Belo Horizonte to Manaus in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. In June, Manaus is somewhat warmer than Belo Horizonte - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Natal.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Amazon Rainforest
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Meeting of Waters ©
Meeting of Waters
Amazon Rainforest ©
Amazon Rainforest
Arquipelago de Anavilhanas ©
Arquipelago de Anavilhanas

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nights
Natal, Brazil

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cotovelo Beach (in Parnamirim) and Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu, make a trip to Praca Pedro Velho, kick back and relax at Ponta Negra Beach, and stroll through Genipabu Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Natal online travel planner.

Getting from Manaus to Natal by flight takes about 10 hours. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Natal can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Recife.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cotovelo Beach, Cajueiro de Pirangi
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Dunas de Genipabu ©
Dunas de Genipabu
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Parrachos de Maracajau ©
Parrachos de Maracajau

2
nights
Recife, Brazil

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): browse the different shops at RioMar Recife Mall, thenmake a trip to Praca do Marco Zero, and then get to know the fascinating history of Recife Antigo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Dourada, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, thenexamine the collection at Paco do Frevo, and finally see the interesting displays at Ricardo Brennand Institute.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Recife planner.

You can fly from Natal to Recife in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Recife sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Recife

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Capela Dourada ©
Capela Dourada
Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue ©
Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue
Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute

5
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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Porto de Galinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, examine the collection at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados, stroll through Camboa Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Plan my day in Porto de Galinhas using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Recife to Porto de Galinhas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas

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nights
Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Venture out of the city with trips to Forte Beach (in Praia do Forte) and Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Pelourinho, enjoy breathtaking views from Elevator Lacerda, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, and examine the collection at Afro Brasileiro Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salvador trip planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Salvador by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Salvador can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Salvador

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Forte Beach, Guarajuba Beach
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Forte Beach ©
Forte Beach
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

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nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto: Coimbra (Sala dos Capelos, Praca do Comercio, &more). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Porto itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Salvador to Porto in 14 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Salvador to Porto due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Salvador in July; daily highs in Porto reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Coimbra
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz ©
Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz

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nights
Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salamanca: Segovia (Casa de los Marqueses de Lozoya, Casa fuerte de las Cadenas, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), admire the striking features of Palacio de Anaya, and visit Oleoturismo.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Salamanca travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Porto to Salamanca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Salamanca. Traveling from Porto in July, you will find days in Salamanca are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Segovia
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Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia

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