11 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

11 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Florianopolis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Lauro Muller
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Blumenau
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Penha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Bombinhas
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo

3
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Florianopolis is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Santo Antonio de Lisboa, kick back and relax at Lagoinha do Leste, stroll through Praia Mole, and revel in the low prices at Costao Ingleses.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florianopolis trip itinerary builder tool.

Sao Paulo to Florianopolis is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Florianopolis are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Lauro Muller.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Santo Antonio de Lisboa ©
Santo Antonio de Lisboa
Jurere Beach ©
Jurere Beach
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste

1
night
Lauro Muller

Lauro Muller ©
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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Tropeiros, take in the dramatic natural features at Serra do Rio do Rastro, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Rio Amaral.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lauro Muller vacation builder app.

You can drive from Florianopolis to Lauro Muller in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Blumenau.

Things to do in Lauro Muller

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Serra do Rio do Rastro ©
Serra do Rio do Rastro

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Pomerode, then admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Vila Germanica Park. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Church Center, take an in-depth tour of Museu Historico e Geografico do Vale do Itajai-Mirim, and then see the interesting displays at Archdiocese Dom Joaquim Museum.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Blumenau road trip planning tool.

Getting from Lauro Muller to Blumenau by car takes about 4.5 hours. In October in Blumenau, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Penha.

Things to do in Blumenau

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brusque, Zoo Pomerode
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Vila Germanica Park ©
Vila Germanica Park
Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz ©
Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz
Zoo Pomerode ©
Zoo Pomerode

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nights
Penha

Penha ©
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 24th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Beto Carrero World and then pause for some photo ops at Cristo Luz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Molhe - Barra Sul, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia das Laranjeiras, and then take in the awesome beauty at Morro do Careca.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Penha trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Blumenau to Penha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Penha can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bombinhas.

Things to do in Penha

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora Imaculada Conceicao Chapel, stroll through Prainha Beach, then kick back and relax at Praia De Quatro Ilhas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bombinhas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Mariscal, stroll through Morro do Macaco, then stroll through Ponta Grande Beach (Cangua), and finally trek along Trilha da Tainha.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bombinhas journey maker tool.

You can drive from Penha to Bombinhas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Bombinhas, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bombinhas

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