9 days in Recife Itinerary

9 days in Recife Itinerary

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Recife ©
Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Get some cultural insight at Recife Antigo and Church and Monastery of Sao Bento. Relax by the water at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and Pontal De Maracaipe. Explore Recife's surroundings by going to Porto de Galinhas (Praia De Maracaipe, Casa Jerimum, & more) and Tamandare (Carneiros Beach & Campas Beach). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Instituto Ricardo Brennand, deepen your understanding at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Se (do Salvador).

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Recife travel planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Recife. In July, daytime highs in Recife are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Porto de Galinhas, Olinda, Tamandare
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Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
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Muro Alto Beach
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Carneiros Beach