Santa Catarina - in the South of Brazil
Santa Catarina is located in southern Brazil and covers an area of 95.400 square km. It is the smallest State of the country.
The State borders of Argentina at the west and the ocean at the east, the region of Rio Grande de Sul at the south and the region of Parana in the north it is based in the geographical center of the southern and southeastern regions.
The capital, Florianópolis - short Floripa, is 720 km from São Paulo, 1.150 from Rio de Janeiro and 1.850 from Buenos Aires/Argentina away and welcomes visitors from all these places. Floripa has 100 beaches, in part responsible for the title the city shares with neighboring Balneário Camboriú, as the city with the best quality of living in all Brazil!!
The State welcomes to visit the 500-km coast with its beautiful beaches as well as the Serra Catarinense - the mountain region of Santa Catarina.
You will find hundreds of walking trails in the Atlantic Rainforest and the mountain region in Santa Catarina. It is famous for all kind of adventure sports like river-rafting, riding, mountainbiking, surfing, diving, kite-surfing, rapel, canyoning, climbing, and many more.
All these adventures are located in a beautiful surrounding of a diversitiv landscape. White sanded beaches, blue lakes, hugh waterfalls and the mountain region. Drive down the Serra do Rio do Rasto road going down the mountain in winding curves from an altitude of 1.480 meters to sea level. See how varios the landscapes could be in Santa Catarina.
Between the months of May and November it is possible to the see whales at the southern part of the coast. One of the most popular tourist attraction is the Oktoberfest in Blumenau, which by the way, is not the only thing the german colonization brought from Europe.
For those who prefer to relax many thermal water spas all around the state offer wellnes pure.
Santa Catarina is a paradise for all people searching pure nature, action, south american culture and beachlife.
We like to invite you in this beautiful little state of Brazil and you will see:
You will love it like we do;-)