Maceió and its surroundings, is an excellent travel destination, because in addition to having beautiful beaches, it also has an infrastructure of a big city. In Maceió you can enjoy incredible landscapes, with beaches and exuberant nature, but at the same time be in contact with the urban world. Those […]
Northeast Brazil Tourism Guide
Travel and tourism guide to the Brazilian Northeast with beaches, history and culture, as well as the music, architecture, art and geography of Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte and Sergipe.
The northeast is made up of a lot of natural beauty and an effervescent culture.
The immense coastline of the Northeast region of Brazil is the main factor contributing to local tourism.
With beautiful beaches, many untouched, which are compared only to those of the Caribbean, and place the Northeast among the great routes of world tourism.
Millions of tourists arrive at the modern airports in the northeast every year.
For some years now the states have been investing intensively in improving infrastructure, creating new tourist centres, and some in developing ecotourism.
The Northeast is attractive for various types of tourism
For beach and resort tourism, the region offers thousands of kilometres of tropical beaches, many of which are only partially developed, others still unexplored. There are an average of 300 days of sunshine a year. There are countless beaches that the Northeast coast offers.
Historical and cultural heritage is also very rich
Noteworthy are the colonial cities of São Luís and Olinda, considered cultural heritage of humanity, and Salvador, the first capital of Brazil, with recovered historical sites, as well as Recife, an area that was dominated by the Dutch in the 17th century.
The city of Salvador was formerly called Bahia, even by residents of the state itself.
It has also received some epithets, such as “Capital of Joy”, due to its huge popular festivities, such as its carnival, and “Black Rome”, for being considered the metropolis with the highest percentage of black people located outside Africa.
Today, it is again called Salvador and currently has a place on the National Historic Register for its rich architectural ensemble, in one of the most famous places in the state – the Pelourinho – listed as a World Heritage Site, Cultural Centre of the World.
For ecological and natural tourism, there are privileged areas in the Northeast, such as Chapada Diamantina, the National Parks of Sete Cidades, Serra da Capivara and Lençóis Maranhenses, the Delta of the Parnaíba River – internationally known for its beauty and biological diversity, as well as several other attractions.
The Northeast also offers rich folklore and handicrafts, characteristic gastronomy and a great diversity of popular festivals, in addition to extremely favourable climatic conditions (sun all year round), strategic location, close to major world markets and new potential for good business in agribusiness, tourism, software, clothing, manufacturing industry and many other sectors.
Northeast Tourism and Travel Guide
The mountain town of Guaramiranga is located in the Maciço do Baturité and is known, with some charming exaggeration, as “the Switzerland of Ceará”. In addition to an extensive coastline and a vast hinterland, Ceará has many mountain ranges. One of them is in the Baturité Massif, a region of […]
More and more tourists from all over Brazil and abroad are looking for the state of Alagoas due to its beautiful beaches, with blue and green waters, natural pools, corals, galleys, coconut trees and many natural beauties. There are many beaches scattered throughout the state of Alagoas, but each with […]
The paradisiacal scenery of Barra Grande beach is all you need for your next vacation. Destination of many Brazilians who love to sunbathe in front of the sea, the north coast of Alagoas draws attention for its spectacular landscapes. There are beaches often compared to the Caribbean and the best […]
Porto de Galinhas, in the south coast of Pernambuco, is within the municipality of Ipojuca is the beach of Porto de Galinhas which, for 10 years, has been considered the best beach in Brazil. The beach is inside a charming village with many shops, restaurants and cafes. Just 43 km […]
Pernambuco and its capital Recife, have a turbulent history. The history of Recife began in 1537: the king of Portugal divided the large colony into strips of land; The lands, called Hereditary Captaincies, were given to wealthy entrepreneurs so that they could prosper on behalf of the Crown. However, by […]
Recife offers a series of tourist attractions for all tastes. In addition to the beautiful beaches of the region, Recife also enchants for its historical and cultural attractions. Recife is one of the oldest in Brazil, it was founded by the Portuguese in the year 1537. Here, Portuguese, Indians and […]
Pernambuco is one of the most exuberant and expressive states of the Northeast, not only because of the beauty of its beaches, as you may have noticed, but also because of its strong culture. The colonization of Europeans created some cultural marks that can be seen in the cuisine, architecture […]
The state of Ceará has a small Canyon on the Salgado River in the vicinity of the town of Lavras da Mangabeira. Salgado River Canyon or Boqueirão is with two large rocky walls and cut by the main tributary of the South of Ceará, the Boqueirão, in Lavras da Mangabeira, […]
São Luís do Maranhão was founded by French, invaded by Dutch, colonized by the Portuguese. What was the result of this mixture? São Luís! The capital of Maranhão, in the Northeast, has one of the largest historical heritage sites in Latin America, the result of this amalgamation of different cultures. […]
The Historic Center of São Luís do Maranhão stands out for the uniformity and simple and regular beauty of its buildings, forming one of the largest architectural ensembles of Portuguese essence still preserved in Latin America. The architecture we inherited from the Portuguese is the richest part of São Luís’ […]
Maragogi, Japaratinga, Porto das Pedras and São Miguel dos Milagres belong to Costa dos Corais in the north coast of Alagoas and has vast coconut groves, beautiful beaches of fine sand, a sea of warm waters inhabited by extensive coral reefs and, of course, sun… lots of sun. The municipalities […]
The balneário Porto de Galinhas is part of the Costa dos Corais and is located in the south coast of Pernambuco, in the municipality of Ipujoca, about 40 minutes from Recife. It is one of the main beach destinations in northeastern Brazil. Access to Porto de Galinhas is via the […]
A complete guide to make the most of the Praia de Pipa or Pipa Village belongs to the municipality of Tibau do Sul, in Rio Grande do Norte (RN). The village of Pipa is among the main attractions of the state of RN and is home to some of the […]
The Brazilian northeast has a huge variety of tourist destinations, which is extremely well endowed with natural beauty, which is not simply limited to its beautiful beaches. As a result, this is one of the Brazilian regions with the greatest tourism potential, an activity that helps to move and boost […]
Araruna is a Brazilian Municipality in the State of Paraíba, being included in the mesoregion of Agreste Paraibano, in the microregion of Curimataú Oriental (formed by Araruna, Cacimba de Dentro, Solânea, Dona Inês, Tacima, Casserengue and Riachão). Nature, history, events, gastronomy, handicrafts and culture are present practically everywhere in the […]