Route & dates
7 days in State of Parana Itinerary
Londrina— 1 night
Drive: 1h 15min
Maringa— 1 night
Fly: 2h 45min
Curitiba— 2 nights
Fly: 3h 15min
Foz do Iguacu— Few hours
Established in the early 1900s by foreign settlers, Londrina initially served as a stopover point for British coffee traders transporting beans from Paraná and São Paulo to the port of Santos.On the 6th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana de Londrina, then enjoy some diversion at Ginasio de Esportes Moringao, then contemplate the waterfront views at Igapo Lake, and finally examine the collection at Igreja Matriz Sao Jose.
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Pittsburgh, USA to Londrina is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Pittsburgh in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Londrina, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Maringa.
Things to do in Londrina
Igreja Matriz Sao Jose
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Instantly notable for its striking skyline featuring the large conical spire of a distinctive cathedral, Maringa stands out as one of the world's greenest cities.Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): head outdoors with Parque do Inga, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor Nossa Senhora da Gloria, and then see the interesting displays at Interactive Interdisciplinary Museum.
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Traveling by car from Londrina to Maringa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Maringa, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Curitiba.
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Ecological Capital of Brazil
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): examine the collection at The Pope Woods and Polish Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Oscar Niemeyer. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Curitiba's Holocaust Museum, then contemplate the long history of Ukranian Memorial, then take a stroll through Centro Historico de Curitiba, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral.
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Getting from Maringa to Curitiba by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, Curitiba is a bit cooler than Maringa - with highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.
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Foz do Iguacu
Land of the Waterfalls
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland, snap pictures at Ponte Tancredo Neves, and then don't miss a visit to Triple Frontier.
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You can fly from Curitiba to Foz do Iguacu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Curitiba in September, you will find days in Foz do Iguacu are a bit warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
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