5 days in Serra Catarinense Itinerary

5 days in Serra Catarinense Itinerary

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Bom Jardim da Serra
— 2 nights
— 2 nights


Bom Jardim da Serra

A calm town, and one of the coldest in Brazil, Bom Jardim da Serra sits at an altitude of 1,465 m (4806 ft) above sea level in the state of Santa Catarina.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro.

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Porto Alegre to Bom Jardim da Serra is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bom Jardim da Serra are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Urubici.
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Urubici — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora Mae dos Homens, steep yourself in history at Inscricoes Rupestres, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira do Avencal, then get great views at Mirante Urubici, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gruta Nossa Senhora de Lourdes. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Pedra Furada, get great views at Morro da Igreja, and then take in the awesome beauty at Morro do Campestre.

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Traveling by car from Bom Jardim da Serra to Urubici takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bom Jardim da Serra to Urubici, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Blumenau.
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Blumenau — 2 nights

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 18th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Alameda Duque de Caxias, see the interesting displays at Hering Museum, examine the collection at Museu da Cerveja, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz, and finally let little ones run wild at Vila Germanica Park. Keep things going the next day: walk around Vila Encantada, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Pomerode, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelinho da Havan.

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You can drive from Urubici to Blumenau in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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