17 days in Brazil Itinerary

17 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Porto Alegre
— 3 nights
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Florianopolis
— 2 nights
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Bombinhas
— 2 nights
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Balneario Camboriu
— 2 nights
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Joinville
— 2 nights
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Curitiba
— 4 nights
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Porto Alegre — 3 nights

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fundacao Ibere Camargo, Metropolitan Cathedral and Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS and FUNDACAO ECARTA Fundacao Cultural e Assistencial. The adventure continues: make a trip to Mercado Publico Porto Alegre, stroll around Parque Farroupilha, explore the activities along Guaiba Lake (River), and stop by Gaia Porto Acessorios.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Porto Alegre road trip planning app.

Manaus to Porto Alegre is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. February in Porto Alegre sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can fly to Florianopolis.
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Florianopolis — 2 nights

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Get outdoors at Praia Mole and Lagoinha do Leste. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Jurere Beach and Joaquina Beach. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Campeche, take an in-depth tour of Ecomuseu do Ribeirao da Ilha, and see the interesting displays at Mini Floripa.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florianopolis journey maker website.

You can fly from Porto Alegre to Florianopolis in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bombinhas.
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Bombinhas — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Mariscal, kick back and relax at Praia De Quatro Ilhas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bombinhas Beach.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bombinhas road trip website.

You can drive from Florianopolis to Bombinhas in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Bombinhas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Balneario Camboriu.
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Balneario Camboriu — 2 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia das Laranjeiras and Central Beach. Get in touch with nature at Meia-Praia Beach and Nos Turismo. Change things up with a short trip to Museu da Cerveja in Blumenau (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: stroll through Brava Beach and kick back and relax at Pr dos Amores.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Balneario Camboriu trip planner.

You can drive from Bombinhas to Balneario Camboriu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Balneario Camboriu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Joinville.
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Joinville — 2 nights

You'll feel a distinctly European atmosphere on your trip to Joinville, a city of about 550,000 in southern Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Castelo dos Bugres, then take an in-depth tour of Museu Nacional de Imigracao e Colonizacao, then walk around Parque Zoobotanico, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu Da Danca Joinville.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Joinville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Balneario Camboriu to Joinville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for Curitiba on the 16th (Thu).
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Curitiba — 4 nights

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Oscar Niemeyer and Museu do Holocausto de Curitiba. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte and Bairro de Santa Felicidade. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Curitiba: Familia Fardo Vinicola (in Quatro Barras) and Paladar Vinhos e Queijos (in Colombo). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Benckebier Cervejaria Artesanal, and cruise along Estrada Da Graciosa.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Curitiba trip maker app.

Getting from Joinville to Curitiba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Joinville in February, with highs in Curitiba at 30°C and lows at 20°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Brazil travel guide

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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.
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State of Santa Catarina travel guide

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Beaches · Theme Parks · Landmarks
Beaches reign as top State of Santa Catarina tourist attractions, yet this small state in the south of Brazil offers more than just traditional sun-and-sand appeal. Over 550 km (340 mi) of coastline provide plenty of both secluded beach spots and well-developed resorts designed to attract a global audience of party-loving vacationers. Away from the busy coastal areas, a State of Santa Catarina vacation allows visitors to discover the country's European heritage, rich arts scene, outstanding cuisine, and renowned architecture. Many visitors begin their tour with Oktoberfest in Blumenau, home to large German and Italian communities and renowned for its award-winning microbreweries.
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