15 days in Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
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Brasilia
— 3 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
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Ouro Preto
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha

Emerald of the Atlantic

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 Praia do Cachorro and Atalaia Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Praia do Leão and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, enjoy the sand and surf at Conceicao Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cacimba do Padre.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha road trip planning site.

Manchester, UK to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Fernando de Noronha, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, expect Fernando de Noronha to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:

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Brasilia

Capital of Hope

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church and Templo Seicho No Ie. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parque Olhos D'agua and Ermida Dom Bosco. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Catetinho, admire the striking features of Templo da Boa Vontade, snap pictures at Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge, and walk around Parque da Cidade Sarah Kubitschek.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brasilia route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Brasilia takes 7 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in May, expect Brasilia to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:

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Sao Paulo

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jardim Botanico de Sao Paulo and Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Itau Cultural Institute and Museu Penitenciario Paulista. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Estacao Pinacoteca, pause for some serene contemplation at São Paulo Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro De Sao Bento, and examine the collection at Casa da Boia Metais e Hidráulica.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo online day trip planner.

You can fly from Brasilia to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Brasilia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sao Paulo, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
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Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Explore hidden gems such as Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana and Praia Da Joatinga. Morro Dois Irmaos and Instituto Moreira Salles - IMS Rio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Reserva Beach, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and steep yourself in history at Parque Lage.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in May, expect Rio de Janeiro to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:

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Ouro Preto

Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Casa dos Contos, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, admire the masterpieces at Museu da Inconfidencia, see the interesting displays at Museum of Mineralogy, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ouro Preto road trip planning app.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Ouro Preto in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May since evenings lows in Ouro Preto dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Museums · Historic Sites
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Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
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.