33 days in State of Parana Itinerary

33 days in State of Parana Itinerary

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Londrina
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maringa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Toledo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Foz do Iguacu
— 5 nights
Drive
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Guarapuava
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ponta Grossa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Curitiba
— 5 nights
Drive
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Morretes
— 4 nights
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Guaratuba
— 4 nights
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Londrina — 4 nights

Little London

Established in the early 1900s by foreign settlers, Londrina initially served as a stopover point for British coffee traders transporting beans from Paraná and São Paulo to the port of Santos.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Londrina: Igreja Matriz Santuario Nossa Senhora Aparecida (in Arapongas) and Catedral Nossa Senhora de Lourdes (in Apucarana). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de Gracas Schoenstatt, contemplate the waterfront views at Igapo Lake, get engrossed in the history at Museu Historico de Londrina Padre Carlos Weiss, and look for gifts at Londrina Catuaí Mall.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Londrina itinerary planning website.

London, UK to Londrina is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Londrina. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Londrina hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Maringa.
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Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:

Maringa — 3 nights

Song City

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.
Step out of Maringa with an excursion to Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora Aparecida in Mandaguari--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museu Esportivo de Maringa, stop by Maringa Park Shopping Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Madre Paulina, and get outside with Parque do Inga.

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Traveling by car from Londrina to Maringa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Maringa sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Toledo.
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Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

Toledo — 2 nights

Toledo is a municipality Brazil state of Paraná. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Municipal De Toledo, walk around Parque Ecologico Diva Paim Barth, then examine the collection at Museu de Antiguidades Maquinas de Costura, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art-Tayaa. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Cristo Rei, then admire the striking features of Igreja Catolica Menino Deus, then walk around Parque do Povo - Luiz Claudio Hoffmann, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinicola Dezem.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Toledo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Maringa to Toledo by car takes about 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Maringa to Toledo due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Maringa in September: highs in Toledo hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Foz do Iguacu.
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Foz do Iguacu — 5 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Centro de Falcoaria, and get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Foz do Iguacu takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Guarapuava.
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Guarapuava — 2 nights

Guarapuava is a city in the mid south of Paraná state in Brazil. On the 13th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Nossa Senhora de Belem, then sample the tasty concoctions at Jordana Bier, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Mariano de Schoenstatt- Tabor das Vocacoes. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Municipal das Araucarias, then get outside with Parque Do Lago, and then examine the collection at Entre Rios History Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Guarapuava trip planner.

Traveling by car from Foz do Iguacu to Guarapuava takes 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Ponta Grossa.
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Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:

Ponta Grossa — 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cervejaria Usinamalte (in Palmeira) and Parque Historico De Carambei (in Carambei). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Buraco Do Padre, see the interesting displays at Museu de Arqueologia Ciro Flamarion Cardoso, admire the landmark architecture of Sesc Estacao Saudade, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of the Resurrection - Benedictine Monastery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta Grossa travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Guarapuava to Ponta Grossa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Guarapuava to Ponta Grossa due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Ponta Grossa are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Curitiba.
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Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Curitiba — 5 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Curitiba is known for parks, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, pick up some local products at Feira do Largo da Ordem, cruise along Estrada Da Graciosa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Tabor Magnificat.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Curitiba trip site.

You can drive from Ponta Grossa to Curitiba in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Curitiba are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Morretes.
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:

Morretes — 4 nights

A small town dating back to colonial times, Morretes represents a major draw to the coastline of Parana, one of Brazil's southern states.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Morretes: Quatro Barras (Morro do Anhangava, Familia Fardo Vinicola, &more), Pico Capivari Mirim (in Campina Grande Do Sul) and Antonina (Parana Peak & Usina Hidreletrica Governador Parigot de Souza). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Ekoa Park, contemplate the long history of Estrada do Central, pause for some serene contemplation at Matriz de Nossa Senhora do Porto Church, and examine the collection at Parana Encantado HISGEOPAR.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Morretes trip builder tool.

Getting from Curitiba to Morretes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Guaratuba.
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Guaratuba — 4 nights

With golden sands, bright blue sea, and mountains framing the picturesque city of Guaratuba, it seems as though it were made for tourists.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Guaratuba: Memorial of the Municiapality of Pontal do Parana (in Pontal do Parana) and Paranagua (Cotinga Island & Sao Benedito Church). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural Municipal Lagoa do Parado, don't miss a visit to Largo Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, contemplate the waterfront views at Salto do Parati, and head outdoors with Cabaraquara - Roteiro das Ostras.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Guaratuba trip planner.

You can drive from Morretes to Guaratuba in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:

State of Parana travel guide

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Waterfalls · Zoos · Gardens
Featuring a strong European heritage, State of Parana represents one of Brazil's most surprising regions, delighting visitors with its coastal cities boasting Mediterranean atmosphere and innovative architecture. Often overlooked by foreign tourists who flock to its northern neighbor, the state remains one of Brazil's wealthiest and most developed regions. Beach lovers and surfers vacation in State of Parana to take advantage of good weather and warm Atlantic waters, while nature-lovers prefer the region's largely unspoiled swathes of rainforest. No State of Parana tour is complete without a visit to the region's World Heritage-listed national park, celebrated worldwide for its jaw-dropping waterfalls.
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