Balneário Camboriú
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Balneário Camboriú: Germanic Route with Blumenau & Pomerode

1. Balneário Camboriú: Germanic Route with Blumenau & Pomerode

Depart from Balneário Camboriú and set off for the "European Valley" known for its beautiful landscapes and unique Germanic culture. Start the tour by visiting the small town of Ilhota, considered to be the manufacturing center for underwear and bathing suits. Continue on to Blumenau, and visit the Beer Museum, the City Hall building, and Vila Germânica Park that hosts major events such as Oktoberfest - the second most important beer festival in the world, after only Munich in Germany, and the 2nd largest Brazilian event after Carnival. Stop off in the Vila Germânica Park to explore the scenery, and have an optional lunch (not included in the price). After this, proceed to Pomerode, the most Germanic city of Brazil where approximately 90% of its population speaks the German language. Find out about how the city colonizers came from Pomerania in northern Germany, and their culture is alive even today. Explore the main sights and take an interesting walk along the Route of the Enxaimel where you will see typical houses that hold curious stories about the Nazi period. Enjoy free time to stroll around the city, shop for chocolates, and savor a delicious German pie (not included) in a traditional confectionery shop. At the end of the afternoon, return to Balneário Camboriú.

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Balneário: Florianópolis Historical Tour & Beach Day Trip

2. Balneário: Florianópolis Historical Tour & Beach Day Trip

Depart from Balneário Camboriú and set off towards the capital and political center of the state of Santa Catarina, the "Magic Island" of Florianópolis. Find out how the city was founded in 1645 by the Azoreans, and still has the influence of culture and traditions of its colonizers, present in its historical and cultural patrimony. Discover how the island is very rich in gastronomy based on the seafood and culturally in many festivals, crafts, and architecture. Considered one of the most beautiful capitals of Brazil has more than 40 beaches, some still unexplored as well as large green areas that concentrate rich biodiversity. Visit the historic center and a viewpoint to enjoy a beautiful view of the Conceição Lagoon. Then, visit one of the amazing beaches where you will spend the day relaxing. At the pre-arranged time return to Balneário Camboriú, where you will be dropped off at your hotel and the tour ends.

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Balneário Camboriú: Italian Route Tour

3. Balneário Camboriú: Italian Route Tour

Your first stop will be in São João Batista, a small town which you will discover is one of the largest poles of the shoe industry in southern Brazil. Whilst there, you will take some time to learn of the local trade. Following that, discover Nova Trento, colonized by immigrants from Trentino Alto Adige, northern Italy, in 1875. There you can explore its main attractions, such as a charming artisan winery that sells delicious colonial products. You will then encounter the Santa Paulina Sanctuary, which is dedicated to the first Brazilian saint canonized by the Pope in 2002. You will visit the complex and the Basilica, before moving onward to the Museum of Italian Culture. You will finally visit Brusque, a city which is considered the cradle of the textile industry and the capital of prompt delivery for southern Brazil. It was colonized by Germans and Poles who turned it into a major garment production hub. At the conclusion of your insightful tour of the Italian Route, you will be returned to your hotel.

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Balneário Camboriú: Green Coast & Sea Region Tour

4. Balneário Camboriú: Green Coast & Sea Region Tour

Explore the surprising northern coast of Santa Catarina, known as Green Coast and Sea, on a full-day adventure from Balneário Camboriú. Discover numerous attractions and places of interest including the Pontal Norte, Queen's Road, Amores Beach, Brava Beach, Cabeçudas Beach, Papagaio Peak, Atalaia Beach, Beira Rio, Regata Village - built to receive the Ocean Race Regatta - Public Market, Historical Museum and the beautiful Matriz Church. Cross with a ferry to the city of Navegantes, one of the main ports of the state. Continue by the sea, and pass by Gravatá Beach, and the famous city of Penha, where Beto Carrero World Park is located, the largest themed park in Latin America. Enjoy some free time for lunch (not included). Later, head to Piçarras Beach and the Univali Oceanographic Museum, which has one of the most complete collections in Brazil. Continue to the Bacia do Vovô Beach, where you will have some free time to enjoy the beach. After the visit, return to Balneário Camboriú.

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What people are saying about Balneário Camboriú

This is a very well balanced tour covering the main sights and with sufficient free time. Guide is friendly and service minded, also shares a lot of information!

The tour is good and the guide is excellent telling a lot of interesting facts and making sure all wishes are accommodated