11 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

11 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Florianopolis
— 4 nights
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Balneario Camboriu
— 4 nights
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Brusque
Drive
4
Gaspar
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5
Blumenau
— 1 night
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Pomerode
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Timbo
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Blumenau
— 1 night
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Florianopolis — 4 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florianopolis online holiday planner.

Jacarezinho to Florianopolis is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jacarezinho to Florianopolis due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Florianopolis are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Balneario Camboriu.
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Balneario Camboriu — 4 nights

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.
To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Balneario Camboriu trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Florianopolis to Balneario Camboriu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Brusque.
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Brusque

City of Fabrics

Strong European influences and a modern mix of cultures define Brusque, a city of around 120,000 residents in the south of Brazil.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cervejaria Zehn Bier. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Cervejaria Zehn Bier.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Brusque vacation maker app.

You can drive from Balneario Camboriu to Brusque in an hour. December in Brusque sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gaspar.
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Gaspar

Gaspar, Santa Catarina is a municipality in the state of Santa Catarina in the South region of Brazil. To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gaspar travel planning website.

You can drive from Brusque to Gaspar in an hour. In December in Gaspar, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Blumenau.
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Blumenau — 1 night

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.
To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Blumenau day trip planner.

Blumenau is just a short distance from Gaspar. December in Blumenau sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 14th (Tue), you're off to Pomerode.
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Pomerode

The Most German City in Brazil

Founded in the 1860s by Pomeranian Germans, the small town of Pomerode boasts a well-developed tourist infrastructure that makes it a popular vacation destination for thousands of foreign visitors.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Oxford Crystal Factory and then surround yourself with nature on ArtFalcon Falcoaria.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pomerode visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Blumenau to Pomerode takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Timbo.
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Timbo

Timbó is a municipality in the state of Santa Catarina in the South region of Brazil. On the 14th (Tue), admire the engineering at Complexo Turistico Jardim do Imigrante.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Timbo road trip planner.

Timbo is just a stone's throw from Pomerode. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Blumenau.
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Blumenau — 1 night

Tropical Germany

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Blumenau travel planner.

You can drive from Timbo to Blumenau in an hour. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel back home.
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State of Santa Catarina travel guide

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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.
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