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A trip to a Cocoa Farm in Bahia, per our insider advice.

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Brazilian Places to Know

As experts on the country, we can give you plenty of insider advice. This is where the Aventura do Brasil team shares its experience.

If you enjoy hiking, why not visit one or more of Brazil's many long-distance hiking trails on your Brazil vacation! We've compiled a selection of our best-of long-distance hiking trails in Brazilian nature reserves. From mountains and rainforests to dune landscapes and beaches, it's all here and waiting to be explored!

January 30, 2023

Jaú National Park is the fourth largest forest reserve in Brazil and the third largest park of intact tropical rainforest in the world. The area has an incredible number of plant species and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is ideal for hiking, canoeing and especially for boat expeditions. The untamed wilderness of Jaú National Park will surely touch you!

There are numerous Statues of Christ around the world, but none is as famous as the Cristo Redentor in Rio de Janeiro. However, due to a daring project by a small southern Brazilian town, the Cristo Redentor is now no longer the largest statue in Brazil. Learn more about the new biggest Cristo Protetor here!

Anyone visiting Brazil and especially Recife should not miss a trip to the "Instituto Ricardo Brennand". The museum is a cultural institution in the metropolis in the northeast of Brazil and a non-profit organization. It stands out not only for its diverse collection, but also for its beautiful park.

Solo traveling is trendy and offers a very different travel experience than traveling with a steady companion. But is a trip to Brazil something for solo travelers? Definitely! Even though Brazil doesn't boast the lowest crime rate in the world, a solo trip in Brazil offers amazing opportunities. One thing is for sure, you will never be on your own in Brazil!

The “Valley of Utopia” is located on the beautiful Atlantic Coast in Santa Catarina, just a few kilometers south of the popular vacation island of Florianópolis. The vast green landscape is a real highlight for camping and hiking enthusiasts. If you want to spend a night outdoors during your Brazilian vacation, this is our insider tip!

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. Many high rocky hills tower above Rio's skyscrapers and offer fantastic views of the metropolis. A hiking trail leads to almost all of the peaks. The absolute highlight is Pedra da Gávea, the highest point of Rio de Janeiro. Get to know more in our article!

Would you like to get around by public transportation in Brazil? In Florianópolis no problem at all! But don't look for trains or a metro. They don’t exist in the city, like almost everywhere in Brazil. Instead, Florianópolis has a well-developed bus network that works reliably. In our article, we introduce it to you.

Tripadvisor has once again listed the best beaches in the world to visit in 2022. Brazil is also very successful again this year and is represented among the top 10 worldwide with no less than three beaches that you should not miss during a trip to Brazil! We let you know Brazil's best beaches.

The state of Mato Grosso is located in the Midwest of Brazil and is known for the Pantanal, one of the largest inland wetlands on earth and home to a unique flora and fauna. We present you our highlights in Mato Grosso, so that you are well prepared for your next Brazil trip through the "Wild West" of Brazil!