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Incredible Destinations in Brazil You Can’t Afford to Miss

Christ the redeemer in Rio de Janeiro
Lençóis Maranhenses in Maranhão
Iguazu Falls in Paraná
Paraty town in Rio de Janeiro

Featuring secluded beaches, incredible deserts, magical waterfalls, bustling cities, and serene colonial towns, Brazil’s landscape is diversity at its best. From north to south, you can find a world of unique places and multiple cultures without ever leaving the country.

On this page, you can find the best destinations in Brazil where I have been to, as well as all the places I featured on I Heart Brazil. After all, this country of continental proportions is jam-packed with unbelievable places to visit, exciting things to do, and interesting tourist attractions.

Scroll through the different regions and states below and click on a place in Brazil that captures your interest.

Where is your next adventure?

Click on the map or scroll to find all Brazilian states.

Acre Alagoas Amapá Amazonas Bahia Ceará DistritoFederal Espírito Santo Goiás Maranhão MatoGrosso Mato Grossodo Sul MinasGerais Paraná Paraíba Pará Pernambuco Piauí Rio de Janeiro Rio Grandedo Norte Rio Grandedo Sul Rondônia Roraima SantaCatarina Sergipe SãoPaulo Tocantins

Discover the north

The North is rich in natural landscapes and culture, boasting the largest number of Indigenous Brazilian people and natural, breathtaking places.

Acre destinations
Rondonia destinations
Amazonas destinations
Roraima destinations
Amapa destinations
Tocantins destinations
Para destinations

Discover the northeast

With waving deserts, palm tree-lined beaches, and historical towns, the Brazilian Caribbean is the second most visited area in the country.

Alagoas destinations
Paraiba destinations
Sergipe destinations
Bahia destinations
Pernambuco destinations
Ceara destinations
Piaui destinations
Maranhao destinations
Rio Grande do Norte destinations

Discover the central-west

With incredible wildlife and natural landscapes, the Central-West is a mindblowing region home to the country’s capital, Brasília.

Goias destinations
Mato Grosso destinations
Mato Grosso do Sul destinations

Discover the southeast

The Southeast is Brazil’s business hub, and therefore, the wealthiest area in the country. Still, it has no shortage of natural paradises and cozy small towns.

Espirito Santo destinations
Minas Gerais destinations
Rio de Janeiro destinations
Sao Paulo destinations

Discover the south

On top of the incredible landscapes, Brazil’s coldest region has the perfect mix of Brazilian culture and European influence.

Parana destinations
Rio Grande do Sul destinations
Santa Catarina destinations

Credits: Christ the Redeemer image by marchello74/