15 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

15 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock State of Santa Catarina trip planner

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Fly to Hercílio Luz International Airport, Drive to Bombinhas
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Bombinhas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Penha
— 2 nights
Drive
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Blumenau
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lauro Muller
— 1 night
Drive
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Praia Grande
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florianopolis
— 4 nights
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Bombinhas

— 2 nights
A municipality geared towards seaside tourism, tiny Bombinhas makes up for its diminutive size with ample opportunities off its shores, including snorkeling, diving, and boat tours.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bombinhas Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bombinhas tour itinerary planner.

Chamarel, Mauritius to Bombinhas is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mauritius Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Chamarel in November: high temperatures in Bombinhas hover around 29°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Penha.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Penha

— 2 nights

National Seafood Capital

A trip to Penha usually starts at the town's major point of interest: one of the largest theme parks in Latin America.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Beto Carrero World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Molhe - Barra Sul, then kick back and relax at Praia das Laranjeiras, and then appreciate the history behind Cristo Luz.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Penha online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Bombinhas to Penha by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November in Penha, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Blumenau.

Things to do in Penha

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Blumenau

— 2 nights

Tropical Germany

Founded in 1850 by a dozen German immigrants, Blumenau remains a place apart from the rest of Brazil largely thanks to its distinct European culture, architecture, and cuisine.
On the 21st (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Nossa Senhora de Azambuja, then admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz, and then let little ones run wild at Vila Germanica Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Evangelica de Confissao Luterana Sao Lucas, steep yourself in history at Portal Turistico Sul, then look for all kinds of wild species at ArtFalcon Falcoaria, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Pomerode.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Blumenau trip planner.

Traveling by car from Penha to Blumenau takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. November in Blumenau sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Lauro Muller.

Things to do in Blumenau

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lauro Muller

— 1 night
Lauro Müller is a city in Santa Catarina, in the Southern Region of Brazil.HistoryDespite its German name, the city was settled by Italians at the end of the 19th century. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Tropeiros, then take in the dramatic natural features at Serra do Rio do Rastro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paróquia Imaculado Coração de Maria, and finally admire all the interesting features of Gruta do Rio Amaral.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lauro Muller online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Blumenau to Lauro Muller takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Blumenau in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Lauro Muller, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Praia Grande.

Things to do in Lauro Muller

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Praia Grande

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): trot along with a tour on horseback and then surround yourself with nature on Tribo dos Canyons. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Vale da Pedra Branca Trail and then stroll through Trilha Do Rio Do Boi.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Praia Grande itinerary tool.

Getting from Lauro Muller to Praia Grande by car takes about 2.5 hours. November in Praia Grande sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Praia Grande

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks

Florianopolis

— 4 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Florianopolis is known for beaches, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, kick back and relax at Barra da Lagoa Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Joaquina Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Campeche Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Florianopolis trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Praia Grande to Florianopolis in 3.5 hours. November in Florianopolis sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

State of Santa Catarina travel guide

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Beaches · Theme Parks · Historic Walking Areas
Beaches reign as top State of Santa Catarina tourist attractions, yet this small state in the south of Brazil offers more than just traditional sun-and-sand appeal. Over 550 km (340 mi) of coastline provide plenty of both secluded beach spots and well-developed resorts designed to attract a global audience of party-loving vacationers. Away from the busy coastal areas, a State of Santa Catarina vacation allows visitors to discover the country's European heritage, rich arts scene, outstanding cuisine, and renowned architecture. Many visitors begin their tour with Oktoberfest in Blumenau, home to large German and Italian communities and renowned for its award-winning microbreweries.