Best Day Tours Of Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza is located in the northeastern part of Brazil, being the capital of Ceara. The population of the city is 2.55 million, which makes it the fifth largest city in the capital. It is perfectly located for those that want to visit, one of the main cities of the country’s northeast region, together with Recife and Salvador. If you are a tourist and you want to visit, you will want to consider the following 2 city tours.

Fortaleza City Tour

Fortaleza City Tour

This is a 2 hours city tour that is guided and that focuses on the city’s story and history. There are various great attractions that are visited and the way in which the guides share information is highly entertaining and educational.


  • Meireles Beach
  • Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Jose de Alencar Theater
  • President Castelo Branco Mausoleum
  • Handicraft market
  • An English speaking guide
  • Picked up and dropped off at the hotel

What To Expect

This is a tour that highly focuses on the heritage and history of Fortaleza. You will get to see the largest of the country’s churches, the Metropolitan Cathedral, together with what was mentioned above as being renowned landmarks. You will want to bring your camera so that you can take a photo or more with Iracema statues.

Related Article:   Wildlife Watching In The Philippines

If you want to, it is possible to arrange a stop at Central Market. This is a great region if you enjoy handicraft markets. Various souvenirs are available there. The Meireles beach is a great urban beach, one of the many in Fortaleza. It is included in the tour and you will want to keep your eyes open since there is a great mix of tourists and locals here.

City Tour Of Fortaleza

Fortaleza City Tour 2

This tour will only focus on the main city sites, the ones that are appreciated by tourists. We can easily mention great attractions included like Quayside, Castelo Branco Mausoleum, Praia Do Futuro, Statue Of Iracema, Fortress Of Our Lady Assumption, Metal Bridge, Central Market and the renowned Metropolitan Cathedral. The tourists can choose afternoon or morning departure. The tour can also be offered via coach or bus.

The guides are really friendly and the tour is available in English. You will be taken from one attraction to the next and hotel pickup is something you will want to take advantage of. All tours start from the first departure point.

About the author

Adrian Cruce

I just love to travel, write about travel and so much more! :D Hope you enjoy my articles and Travel Tips. Feel free to comment below and get in touch with me on my blog and on Twitter!