32 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

32 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock State of Santa Catarina holiday planner

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Bombinhas
— 7 nights
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Antonio Carlos
— 1 night
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Lages
— 3 nights
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Praia Grande
— 4 nights
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Garopaba
— 7 nights
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Florianopolis
— 9 nights

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Bombinhas

— 7 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.
Bring the kids along to Beto Carrero World and Praia De Quatro Ilhas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bombinhas: Parque Aquatico Cascaneia (in Gaspar) and Praia de Palmas (in Governador Celso Ramos). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bombinhas Beach, hike along Trilha da Tainha, enjoy breathtaking views from Mirante Eco 360, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Da Lagoa.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Bombinhas itinerary builder site.

Florianopolis to Bombinhas is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Antonio Carlos.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Antonio Carlos

— 1 night
Antônio Carlos, Santa Catarina is a municipality in the state of Santa Catarina in the South region of Brazil.Regional languageA local variety of the Hunsrückisch dialect (see: West Germanic languages) has been spoken and is part of the history of this region since pioneer days starting almost two centuries ago. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to Igreja matriz de Sao Pedro de Alcantara and then make a splash at Parque Aquatico Arco-iris.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Antonio Carlos visit planner.

You can drive from Bombinhas to Antonio Carlos in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Antonio Carlos are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lages.

Things to do in Antonio Carlos

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Lages

— 3 nights
Lages, formerly Lajens, is a Brazilian municipality located in the central part of the state of Santa Catarina, in the region known in Portuguese as "Planalto Serrano".It is located in the mountain region of the state and is the largest municipality of it. Get out of town with these interesting Lages side-trips: Vinicola Abreu Garcia (in Campo Belo do Sul), Urupema (Cascata que Congela & Morro das Torres) and Serra do Rio do Rastro (in Lauro Muller). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres, examine the collection at Thiago de Castro History Museum, and let the kids burn off some steam at Jonas Ramos Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lages itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Antonio Carlos to Lages takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Antonio Carlos to Lages, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Praia Grande.

Things to do in Lages

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia Grande

— 4 nights
Step out of Praia Grande with an excursion to Morro Dos Conventos Beach in Ararangua--about 1h 45 min away.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Praia Grande online trip builder.

You can drive from Lages to Praia Grande in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lages to Praia Grande is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Praia Grande are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Garopaba.

Things to do in Praia Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Garopaba

— 7 nights
Once a sleepy fishing village, Garopaba has managed to retain much of its low-key charm despite the thousands of visitors who flock to its shores.
Kids will enjoy Praia do Rosa and Siriu Beach. Explore Garopaba's surroundings by going to Cascata Encantada (in Paulo Lopes), Guarda do Embau (Fora Beach, Prainha Beach, &more) and Vermelha Beach (in Praia do Rosa). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vermelha Beach, kick back and relax at Preguica Beach, look for gifts at Queijo com Sotaque, and don't miss a visit to Praca 21 de Abril.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Garopaba route maker app.

Traveling by car from Praia Grande to Garopaba takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Garopaba are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Garopaba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Florianopolis

— 9 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Bring the kids along to Jurere Beach and Barra da Lagoa Beach. There's much more to do: stroll through Joaquina Beach, wander the streets of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Galheta, and head off the coast to Campeche Island.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Garopaba to Florianopolis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Florianopolis sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

State of Santa Catarina travel guide

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Beaches · Theme Parks · Landmarks
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.