Top 5: Winter Tourist Attractions in Brazil

by Anne Flannery

Jul 26, 2018

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Top 5 / South America

Winter in Brazil brings with it many things to do. In fact, when it comes to being outdoors, the winter months offer some excellent opportunities. Winter runs June–September in Brazil with temperatures in the upper 70s. The top five things to do in Brazil during winter stretch across the country. There is clearly no end to the options possible, but here are five options for a winter trip to South America’s largest country.



The Amazon rainforest is more temperate during the winter months and cruises are regularly available.


Sugarloaf Mountain

Sugarloaf Mountain and “Christ the Redeemer”  will take the better part of a day, accessible by tram. This tram started in 1912 and was the first in Brazil.


Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is open year-round and exploring this city in the winter can be more pleasant in milder temperatures.



Visit Olinda in northeastern Brazil, one of the best preserved colonial cities and home to the famous St. Benedict Monastary.



For something a little more unusual, visit the world’s largest cashew tree in Natal, Brazil. As famous as the California Redwoods, the setting for this tree is more beautiful than one can imagine.



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