Guidebooks for Brazil from all the major travel publishers are listed below, including country, specialist and multi-country guides, as well as books for regions and cities within Brazil (where available). Links to Amazon (UK, US and Canadian stores), Waterstones (UK) and selected publisher websites allow you to purchase the guidebooks online at best value with one simple click (individual chapter downloads are also available for selected Lonely Planet titles). Before choosing your title, check our buying guide to see the types of guidebooks available or click on the publisher logos below.

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Insight Brazil

Insight Guides

Our classic series, for more than 35 years, Insight Guides have provided a full account of the world's leading travel destinations through expert and informative text and stunning photography. With a rich mix of features on history and culture, detailed area-by-area chapters and a comprehensive listings section, each title combines three books in one: an ideal travel planner, a practical on-the-spot companion, and a a superb visual souvenir of a visit.


Mar 2014 (8th ed.)
384 pages


Footprint Brazil


Footprint Handbooks really get under the skin of the destination they are covering and are designed for independent, adventurous travellers looking for an authentic experience. Written for those looking to get off the beaten track, inquisitive about different cultures and sensitive towards the communities they encounter, Footprint guides are jam-packed with up-to-date information and facts. The compact, lightweight and durable format is ideal for long-haul breaks, while colour maps and planning sections make them the perfect travelling companion.


Feb 2014 (8th ed.)
676 pages

Author(s): Alex & Gardenia Robinson

Lonely_Planet Brazil

Country Guides

Packed with pre-planning information like transport and accommodation, detailed maps, lush images and fascinating background info, these guides are great if you want to get to explore every corner of a country, no matter what your time frame.


Nov 2013 (9th ed.)
736 pages

Author(s): Regis St. Louis, Gary Chandler et al.

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Footprint Brazil Dream Trip

Dream Trips

Our brand new Footprint Dream Trip series is the ultimate tool for those who want to get to the heart of a country on their holidays, but don't necessarily have a huge amount of time to travel. The Dream Trip series breaks down a country into inspirational itineraries which can be combined for longer trips, ensuring that you see the best of the destination during your visit. These itineraries, researched by expert authors, are carefully tailored ensure that you don't waste any time during your trip. Hand-picked recommendations, off-the-beaten-track suggestions and tips for all budgets mean that you will see the best the country has to offer on your dream trip. The compact and lightweight design is ideal to take on your travels.

Brazil Dream Trip

Feb 2013 (1st ed.)
288 pages

Author(s): Alex & Gardenia Robinson

DK_Eyewitness_Travel Brazil

DK Travel Guides

Covering over 100 destinations including Italy, Paris, New York and China, each Eyewitness Travel Guide is packed with stunning photographs, detailed illustrations, 3D maps, specially designed cutaways and floorplans of all the major sights. Written by expert authors and contributors, there is a huge selection of hotels and restaurant listings in each Eyewitness Travel Guide; making them the perfect companion for travellers who want to visualise their destination before they get there. Your holiday starts the moment you open the guidebook.


Dec 2012 (current ed.)
464 pages


Frommer's Brazil

Complete Guides

Written by more than 175 travel experts around the globe, Frommer's Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do. America's #1 bestselling travel series - More annually updated guides than any other series - 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides - Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries - Dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design - New for 2010: full-color Complete Guides with hundreds of color photos and maps throughout.


Apr 2012 (6th ed.)
512 pages

Author(s): Alexandra de Vries