5 Essential Tours to Do in Santa Catarina

Beto Carrero World (Penha)
Considered the largest and most incredible theme park in Latin America, it offers its visitors a lot of fun. It has a zoo, shows and toys, all with lots of adrenaline and for all ages. The park has a complete structure of restaurants and snack bars, shops, security and support of specialized staff to meet the needs of those who visit.

Santo Antônio de Lisboa (Florianópolis)
In Florianópolis, be sure to visit the historic district of Santo Antônio de Lisboa, the oldest fishing village on the island of Santa Catarina. There we find the strong features of the Azorean culture. The historic colonial houses, the cuisine and the crafts make this picturesque place one of the most visited of the region. Highlighting the work of the billet lace makers and the oyster farms, which are marketed throughout Brazil.

Serra do Rio do Rastro
The Serra do Rio do Rastro is located in the southern state of Santa Catarina, in the municipality of Lauro Miller, with beautiful forests and waterfalls and at more than 1,421 meters of altitude, is one of the postcards of the state. The belvedere located at its top provides a lush panoramic view of the curvy road, spiraling down to the coast.

Unipraias Park (Balneário Camboriú)
The Unipraias Park is the main tourist attraction of Balneário Camboriú and one of the most visited of Santa Catarina. Opened in 1999, it has received several awards and was nominated in the best national and international guides. It is an excellent program for the whole family, bringing together fun, culture, adventure and wonderful landscapes. The Unipraias Park includes: cable car, gazebos with 240 meters of height, breathtaking panoramic views, trails and radical attractions optional. Aerial cable cars allow access to the Environmental Park and Laranjeiras Beach.

Vila Germânica Park (Blumenau)
The Vila Germânica Park, located in Blumenau, has 30 thousand square meters. Every year happens here the biggest German celebration of the Americas, the Oktoberfest. In addition, Vila Germânica Park is also the venue for events such as Sommerfest, Osterdorf, Festival, Fair and Brazilian Beer Competition, Flavors of Santa Catarina, Christmas Magic, among many others. In times that are not happening the parties, visitors can appreciate the beauty of the Germanic Village, with its charming half-timbered buildings. There are typical restaurants, cafes and souvenirs that bring out details of the tradition inherited by European settlers.