Route & dates
11 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary
Start: Sao Paulo
Fly: 4h 45min
Pomerode— 1 night
Drive: 1h 30min
Balneario Camboriu— 3 nights
Drive: 1h 15min
Florianopolis— 3 nights
Drive: 2h 45min
Urubici— 3 nights
Drive + Fly: 5h 30min
End: Sao Paulo
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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.On the 30th (Mon), admire the striking features of Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Pomerode, then let little ones run wild at Vila Germanica Park, then examine the collection at Museu da Cerveja, and finally examine the collection at Hering Museum.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pomerode day trip planning tool .
Sao Paulo to Pomerode is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Sao Paulo in September, plan for slightly colder days in Pomerode, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Balneario Camboriu.
Things to do in Pomerode
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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.Venture out of the city with trips to Bombinhas Beach (in Bombinhas) and Beto Carrero World (in Penha). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia das Laranjeiras, pause for some photo ops at Cristo Luz, take in the awesome beauty at Morro do Careca, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Beach.
To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Balneario Camboriu online route builder .
Getting from Pomerode to Balneario Camboriu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florianopolis.
Things to do in Balneario Camboriu
Bombinhas Beach, Beto Carrero World
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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, historic sites, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Praia Mole, get to know the fascinating history of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jurere Internacional, and take in the exciting artwork at Galeria de Arte Luciano Martins.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Florianopolis itinerary planner .
You can drive from Balneario Camboriu to Florianopolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Florianopolis sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Urubici.
Things to do in Florianopolis
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With average temperatures ranging between 12 C (54 F) and 16 C (61 F), and the possibility of snow in winter, Urubici is officially the coldest town in Brazil.Change things up with these side-trips from Urubici: Serra do Corvo Branco (in Grao Para), Matriz de Sao Joaquim Church (in Sao Joaquim) and Serra do Rio do Rastro (in Lauro Muller). The adventure continues: get great views at Morro da Igreja, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora Mae dos Homens, contemplate the long history of Inscricoes Rupestres, and stop by Art & Mel.
For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Urubici journey planner .
Traveling by car from Florianopolis to Urubici takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Florianopolis to Urubici is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Urubici
Serra do Corvo Branco, Serra do Rio do Rastro, Matriz de Sao Joaquim Church
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