Brazil - Ceara, Piaui & Meranhao (PDF Chapter)
This is the Ceará, Piauí & Maranhão chapter from Lonely Planet’s Brazil guidebook.
These three northeastern states stretch along Brazil’s only north-facing coast and back deep into the arid interior. The main draw for visitors are the beaches of Ceará, arrayed for hundreds of glorious kilometers either side of Fortaleza, the states’ fun-loving biggest city.
- surf, chill and party in the magical and cinematic village of Jericoacoara
- dip into pristine lagoons between endless dunes in Maranhão’s surreal Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses (p)
- enjoy the quirky combo of colonial heritage and Afro-Brazilian culture in São Luís
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Ceará, Fortaleza, Canoa Quebrada, Icaraí de Amontada, Jericoacoara, Maranhão, São Luís and Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses.