8 days in Brazil Itinerary

8 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Florianopolis
Drive:  1 h
1
Balneario Camboriu
— 2 nights
Bus:  15 min
2
Itajai
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
3
Blumenau
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Itapema
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Bombinhas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Florianopolis

2
nights
Balneario Camboriu

Balneario Camboriu ©
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
Take a break from Balneario Camboriu with a short trip to Beto Carrero World in Penha, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia das Laranjeiras, take in the awesome beauty at Morro do Careca, look for gifts at Balneario Shopping, and pause for some photo ops at Cristo Luz.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Balneario Camboriu tour itinerary planner.

Florianopolis to Balneario Camboriu is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Balneario Camboriu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Itajai.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Beto Carrero World
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Beto Carrero World ©
Beto Carrero World
Praia das Laranjeiras ©
Praia das Laranjeiras
Cristo Luz ©
Cristo Luz

1
night
Itajai

Itajai ©
With a rich heritage of Portuguese and German immigration, Itajai boasts many interesting cultural attractions, such as landmark works of architecture, restaurants serving diverse examples of local cuisine (in particular, freshly-caught seafood), and local history museums.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento, stroll through Cabecudas Beach, and then kick back and relax at Brava Beach.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Itajai trip tool.

Itajai is very close to Balneario Camboriu. In January in Itajai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Blumenau.

Things to do in Itajai

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Brava Beach ©
Brava Beach
Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento ©
Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento
Cabecudas Beach ©
Cabecudas Beach

1
night
Blumenau

Blumenau ©
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.
You've now added Glaspark Blumenau Museum to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Glaspark Blumenau Museum, walk around Praca Hercilio Luz, admire the landmark architecture of Castelinho da Havan, then admire the striking features of Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz, then see the interesting displays at Museu da Cerveja, and finally ponder the world of politics at Blumenau City Hall.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Blumenau trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Itajai to Blumenau takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Blumenau sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Itapema.

Things to do in Blumenau

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Vila Germanica Park ©
Vila Germanica Park
Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz ©
Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz
Blumenau City Hall ©
Blumenau City Hall

1
night
Itapema

Itapema ©
One of Santa Catarina's most popular tourist destinations, Itapema hugs the shore in an attractive sandy bay, framed by rocky outcrops and hills.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): kick back and relax at Meia-Praia Beach, then get your game on at Buga Park, then get great views at Mirante do Encanto, and finally stroll through Itapema Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Itapema itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Blumenau to Itapema in 1.5 hours. In January in Itapema, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bombinhas.

Things to do in Itapema

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Meia-Praia Beach ©
Meia-Praia Beach
Mirante do Encanto ©
Mirante do Encanto
Buga Park ©
Buga Park

2
nights
Bombinhas

Bombinhas ©
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.
On the 17th (Thu), make a trip to Vista Panoramica, then kick back and relax at Praia De Quatro Ilhas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Mariscal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Bombinhas Beach, look for gifts at Mbarete Beer House & Conveniencia, and then kick back and relax at Sepultura Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bombinhas day trip planner.

You can drive from Itapema to Bombinhas in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Bombinhas Beach ©
Bombinhas Beach
Praia De Quatro Ilhas ©
Praia De Quatro Ilhas
Praia de Mariscal ©
Praia de Mariscal

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