Discover what to see in 4 days
Fortaleza, the capital of Ceará state, is one of the main destinations in northeastern Brazil with 350 days of sunshine per year, temperatures average of 30°C, beautiful beaches, colorful cliffs, rivers, a city of bustling nightlife, with a polite and very welcoming people. We have prepared this 4-day itinerary in Fortaleza so you can enjoy the city, which has holiday mood all year round.
Start the first day visiting one of the largest architectural symbols of Fortaleza – the José de Alencar Theater. The centennial theater, which bears the name of Ceará writer, is located in the central region, and is an odd place with its impeccable lush Portuguese tiles and iron architecture. The theater offers guided tours each hour, and worth it for those who love culture. After knowing the theater, go to the Center of Art and Culture Sea Dragon , which is a modern architecture space and has theaters, cinemas, art galleries, the Memorial of Ceara’s State Culture, a museum with folk art works and Planetarium. Around the center, there are many bars, restaurants and concert venues. In the afternoon, take a quiet walk on the sidewalks of the Iracema Beach. Do not miss the Handicraft Market of Beira Mar, known for the wide variety of typical products. Make a stop at the The English Bridge in the late afternoon to enjoy the sunset and take wonderful photos. To close the first day, continue walking along the busy Beira Mar Avenue, located on the Iracema Beach. The avenue is lined with several bars and good restaurants, it is a super nice place and suitable for strolls with family and friends.
The second day of the tour is dedicated to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the region. In the morning, head to the beautiful beach Praia do Morro Branco, located in the city of Beberibe. Be sure to take a walk in the famous Labirinto. The Labirinto is a fantastic place in the middle of the dunes, with an unforgettable setting. Later, the tip is to take a buggy ride along the beach and see the cliffs of colored sand. The end point of the tour can be the Das Fontes Beach, which is one of the most beautiful beaches of the coast with natural beauty and stalls offering local seaside food.
Enjoy the third day at the water park Beach Park. The park is one of the best, if not the best water park in Brazil, and has lots of fun for children and adults, such as the famous Insano, waterslide, with a drop of 41 meters. The entrances to the park can be purchased at the place, via Internet or via the sales kiosks located on the Iracema Beach.
Start the last day in Fortaleza enjoying the famous Do Futuro Beach. It is a beautiful beach with a wide choice of well-structured tents with restaurants, massage teams, pools, hammock areas and much more. Later, if time still permits, it is worth checking The Central Market of Fortaleza, a place with a variety of handmade quality products, Northeastern food and very friendly service. Near the Market is located the imposing Metropolitan Cathedral of Fortaleza, which has beautiful architecture. Its construction was inspired by the famous Notre Dame de Paris , well worth the visit as it is the postcard of the city.