Route & dates
8 days in State of Santa Catarina Itinerary
Start: Porto Alegre
Fly: 4h 30min
Blumenau— 1 night
bus: 1h 15min
Balneario Camboriu— 3 nights
Drive: 1h 15min
Florianopolis— 3 nights
End: Porto Alegre
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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.On the 9th (Thu), examine the collection at Hering Museum and then let little ones run wild at Vila Germanica Park. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at Blumenau City Hall, admire the striking features of Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz, then see the interesting displays at Museu da Cerveja, and finally get to know the resident critters at Zoo Pomerode.
For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Blumenau road trip app .
Porto Alegre to Blumenau is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Blumenau can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Balneario Camboriu.
Things to do in Blumenau
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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.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Balneario Camboriu: Beto Carrero World (in Penha) and Bombinhas (Bombinhas Beach & Praia de Mariscal). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia das Laranjeiras, pause for some photo ops at Cristo Luz, and stroll through Central Beach.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Balneario Camboriu trip planner.
Traveling by bus from Blumenau to Balneario Camboriu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daytime highs in Balneario Camboriu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florianopolis.
Things to do in Balneario Camboriu
Bombinhas, 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Mole, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceicao da Lagoa, take a stroll through Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and kick back and relax at Jurere Internacional.
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Traveling by car from Balneario Camboriu to Florianopolis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Florianopolis sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Florianopolis
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