20 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Eldorado
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Curitiba
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Ponta Grossa
— 1 day
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Curitiba
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Morretes
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Blumenau
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Florianopolis
— 4 nights
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Urubici
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Lauro Muller
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Bom Jardim da Serra
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Cambara do Sul
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Florianopolis
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Eldorado — 1 night

Eldorado is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. Your day by day itinerary now includes Parque Estadual Caverna do Diabo. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Vale das Ostras, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Queda do Meu Deus, and then stroll through Parque Estadual Caverna do Diabo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Eldorado trip itinerary planning tool.

Campinas to Eldorado is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Curitiba.
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Curitiba — 1 night

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Vinicola Durigan, Expeditionary Museum, Museu Botanico Municipal (MBM), and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, then examine the collection at Expeditionary Museum, then examine the collection at Museu Botanico Municipal (MBM), and finally learn about winemaking at Vinicola Durigan.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Curitiba trip app.

Traveling by car from Eldorado to Curitiba takes 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Eldorado to Curitiba due to the time zone difference. December in Curitiba sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ponta Grossa.
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Ponta Grossa — 1 day

Princess of the Fields

Founded in 1822, Ponta Grossa has grown to become the fourth most populous city in the state of Parana, with a population of over 330,000.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Buraco Do Padre. On the 8th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Buraco Do Padre.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ponta Grossa online journey planner.

You can drive from Curitiba to Ponta Grossa in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Ponta Grossa, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Curitiba.
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Curitiba — 1 night

Ecological Capital of Brazil

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You can drive from Ponta Grossa to Curitiba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for Morretes on the 9th (Fri).
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Morretes

A small town dating back to colonial times, Morretes represents a major draw to the coastline of Parana, one of Brazil's southern states.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Casa Rocha Pombo, then examine the collection at Parana Encantado HISGEOPAR, and then stop by Bala de Banana Bananina - Loja da Fabrica.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Morretes tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Curitiba to Morretes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Curitiba in December, expect Morretes to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Blumenau.
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Blumenau — 1 night

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.
On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Glaspark Blumenau Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Blumenau journey planner.

You can drive from Morretes to Blumenau in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Florianopolis.
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Florianopolis — 4 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palacio Cruz e Sousa and Planetarium at the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Museum-lovers will appreciate Forte Sant'Anna e Museu de Armas and Forte de Santa Barbara da Vila. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Miorro da Lagoa, steep yourself in history at Igreja de Sant'Anna, see the interesting displays at Museu do Lixo, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florianopolis tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Blumenau to Florianopolis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Florianopolis, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Urubici.
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Urubici — 1 day

With average temperatures ranging between 12 C (54 F) and 16 C (61 F), and the possibility of snow in winter, Urubici is officially the coldest town in Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Papua, then head outdoors with Arroio do Engenho, and then stop by Loja Art & Mel.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Urubici trip builder tool.

Getting from Florianopolis to Urubici by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lauro Muller.
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Lauro Muller — 1 night

Lauro Müller is a city in Santa Catarina, in the Southern Region of Brazil.HistoryDespite its German name, the city was settled by Italians at the end of the 19th century. To find out how to plan a trip to Lauro Muller, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Urubici to Lauro Muller takes 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to Bom Jardim da Serra.
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Bom Jardim da Serra

A calm town, and one of the coldest in Brazil, Bom Jardim da Serra sits at an altitude of 1,465 m (4806 ft) above sea level in the state of Santa Catarina.
To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bom Jardim da Serra trip website.

Traveling by car from Lauro Muller to Bom Jardim da Serra takes an hour. December in Bom Jardim da Serra sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. You'll set off for Cambara do Sul on the 15th (Thu).
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. On the next day, look for gifts at Sabores da Querencia, then explore the stunning scenery at Malacara Canyon, then look for all kinds of wild species at Morro dos Cabritos, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra do Segredo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cambara do Sul online holiday planner.

Drive from Bom Jardim da Serra to Cambara do Sul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florianopolis.
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Florianopolis — 8 nights

Magic Island

Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Forte Sao Jose da Ponta Grossa and Santa Cruz de Anhatomirim Fortress. Get some historical perspective at Ribeirao da Ilha and Paroquia Nossa Senhora do Carmo. Explore Florianopolis' surroundings by going to Bombinhas (Scuba & Snorkeling, Garimpo Artes, &more), Praia de Palmas (in Governador Celso Ramos) and Praia de Bombas (in Bombas). See some other sides of Florianopolis: enjoy the sand and surf at Forte Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Praia da Solidao, stroll through Praia Brava, and make a trip to Ciclovia Beira Mar Norte.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florianopolis trip planning site.

You can drive from Cambara do Sul to Florianopolis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can fly 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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