13 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

13 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

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Bombinhas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florianopolis
— 4 nights
Drive
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Imbituba
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lauro Muller
— 1 night
Drive
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Blumenau
— 2 nights
Drive
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Penha
— 1 night
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bombinhas side-trips: Balneario Camboriu (Parque Unipraias Camboriu, Central Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Bombinhas Beach and stroll through Praia de Mariscal.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bombinhas online itinerary planner.

Sao Paulo to Bombinhas is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Transportation

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:

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: kick back and relax at Jurere Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Joaquina Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and look for gifts at Lagoa da Conceicao.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florianopolis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bombinhas to Florianopolis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Imbituba.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 12:

Imbituba

— 2 nights
Relatively small by Brazilian standards, coastal Imbituba remains one of the most popular day trips from state capital Florianopolis.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stroll through Guarda do Embau Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha Beach. Keep things going the next day: hike along Trilha da Pedra Branca and then kick back and relax at Praia do Rosa.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Imbituba vacation maker.

You can drive from Florianopolis to Imbituba in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Imbituba sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lauro Muller.

Things to do in Imbituba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:

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. On the 15th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museu ao Ar Livre and then explore the striking landscape at Serra do Rio do Rastro.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lauro Muller online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Imbituba to Lauro Muller takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Blumenau.

Things to do in Lauro Muller

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 14 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz and then let little ones run wild at Vila Germanica Park. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Pomerode, surround yourself with nature on ArtFalcon Falcoaria, and then steep yourself in history at Portal Turistico Sul.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Blumenau tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lauro Muller to Blumenau in 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Blumenau are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Penha.

Things to do in Blumenau

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

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:

Penha

— 1 night

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.
On the 18th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Beto Carrero World and then enjoy the sand and surf at Picarras Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Penha trip planner.

Traveling by car from Blumenau to Penha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Penha

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:

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.