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14+ Free Things to Do on Your Next Trip to Brazil

Brazil São Paulo Rio de Janeiro Insider Guides Budget Travel
by Matador Creators Feb 6, 2017

Here’s a run-down of our top things to do in Brazil for free.

Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that connects you with fellow travelers and locals, and helps you build trip itineraries with spots that integrate seamlessly into Google Maps and Uber. Download the app to add any of the spots below directly to your future trips.

Appriciate street art on Boulevard Olímpico, Rio de Janeiro

 Boulevard OlímpicoRio de Janeiro, BrazilRejuvenated boulevard designed for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Colorful murals adorn several blocks leading from the Museum of Tomorrow. Great place for a stroll and some colorful photography.
#gallery #free #art #murals #riodejaneiro #brazil #olympics #rio2016

Escadaria Selaron, Rio de Janeiro

 Escadaria SelaronRio de Janeiro, BrazilFamous stairway in the heart of Lapa. Beware of pickpockets here and watch your cell phones (particularly iPhones!) and cameras here. Go early or around sunset if you want to take plenty of photos with fewer tourists around. Brilliant colors! #free #art #colors #tiles #publicart

Explore sand dunes of Genipabu Beach, Natal

 Praia de GenipabuExtremoz, BrazilCruising through the sand dunes of Genipabu Beach outside of Natal, Brazil. 🙌

Hike to Castelinho Morin, Rio de Janeiro

 Castelinho Morim PetrópolisPetrópolis, BrazilEasy one-hour hike to Castelinho-Morin.

Snorkel at Praia do Perigoso, Rio de Janeiro

 Praia do PerigosoRio de Janeiro, BrazilPraia do Perigoso – paradise after a little hike.

Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, San Jaun

 Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis ChateaubriandSan Juan, BrazilOne of the best art museums in São Paulo and it is always free on Tuesdays! Its building is also one of the city’s landmark and it is located right next to a metro station, which is always useful. #museum #free #gallery #art

Enjoy the sunset over Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara

 Parque Nacional de JericoacoaraJijoca de Jericoacoara, BrazilPreparing for sunset on the sand dunes of Jericoacoara, in Northeastern Brazil.

And the view from Niterói Parque Da Cidade, Niterói

 Niteroi Parque Da CidadeNiterói, BrazilThe best view on Rio is from Niteroi.

Beco do Batman, São Paulo

 Beco do BatmanSão Paulo, BrazilAn outdoor gallery in a cool neighborhood where there are many bars and restaurants. Graffiti is a big thing in SP and this is a great thing to check it out. #graffiti #brazil #streetart #free

Hike to Pedra Bonita, Rio de Janeiro

 Pedra BonitaRio de Janeiro, BrazilNice hike to Pedra Bonita.

Surf at Praia de Atalaia

 Praia de AtalaiaCoroa do Meio, BrazilThe coolest thing about this beach is the amount of sand before the water. It looks amazing and it makes you forget you are in a city beach. Also good for surfing ;) #surf #surfspot #beach #brazil

Explore Fortaleza dos Reis Magos, Natal

 Fortaleza dos Reis MagosNatal, BrazilIt is a fortress from the 17th century built by the Portuguese and once invaded by the Dutch. Not that easy to reach or well preserved but worth going. The scenery of the sea, the fortress, the river going into the sea and crystal clear pools formed around the area make the difference ;) #free #history

Get out the city and relax on Praia de Ponta Negra

 Praia de Ponta NegraNatal, BrazilGreat city beach next to a upper class neighborhood and with a good infrastructure. There are vendors walking through it and also bars by the beach that offers chairs and umbrellas to hide from the sun. Beers (Brazilian pilsens ) from 7-9 reais the 600ml bottle. #beach #sun #bar #swimming

Appreciate the sunset at Praia de Porto da Rua, São Miguel dos Milagres

 Praia de Porto da Rua – Rota Ecológica dos MilagresSão Miguel dos Milagres, BrazilSunset at this small fisherman village in the countryside of Alagoas. If you go down from Maragogi to the capital you will see many beautiful beaches and one of them is Porto da Rua. #beach #beachlife #beaches #brazil

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