Favorite Places and Things to Do

These are some of our favorite places in Brazil. You can read our stories and browse through our photo galleries, enjoy the scenery and fine examples of Brazilian colonial architecture, crafts, etc. I've created a book about my visit to the Serra da Capivara National Park to see the prehistoric wall and cave paintings. Absolutely extraordinary!

Most of these pages offer suggestions on where to shop and eat, but since things change all the time, that's exactly what they are, just ideas...For tips on making the most of your stay in Rio de Janeiro, please visit our Little Black Book.

The answer to "Where Are You?" is São Paulo!! Cool, huh? We also found the cutest yellow cat in a paulista garden!

Photo courtesy: Maria Eduarda Machado.

If you decide that it's time for some rest and relaxation or that long-awaited adventure, and would like to explore any of the destinations below, Férias Brasil has a guide to hotels and inns ranging from the charming and romantic to the highly sophisticated (Portuguese only).

You may wish to pay these guys a visit online: Ecobrasil. And to choose a pousada or inn, here's a suggestion from a friend in Brazil: Hidden Pousadas Brazil.

Amazon (Manaus and Anavilhanas Islands)
Belém
Brasília
Charqueadas and Pelotas (Rio Grande do Sul)
Fernando de Noronha
Fortaleza
Iguaçu Falls
Itaimbezinho (Rio Grande do Sul)
Jalapão (Tocantins)
João Pessoa
Lençóis Maranhenses (Maranhão)
Maceió
Mostardas (Rio Grande do Sul)
Paraty
Penedo (Alagoas)
Recife
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador
São Luis (Maranhão)
São Miguel das Missões (Rio Grande do Sul)
São Paulo
Serra da Capivara (Piauí)
Vale dos Vinhedos and Caminhos de Pedra (Rio Grande do Sul)

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