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Sightseeing in Florianopolis - what to see. Complete travel guide

The amazing city of Florianopolis can be deservedly called one of the most picturesque cities in Brazil. Founded in 1726, it is the capital of the state of Santa Catarina . Part of the city, including its central area, lies on the island of the same name, while the other part is continental. The areas separated by the strait are connected by the biggest suspension bridge of the country. The stylish city attracts travelers from all over the world, offering them a well-developed infrastructure, picturesque beaches, and many interesting leisure establishments. Traditionally the peak of the tourist season falls on the summer months, i.e. deep winter typical for the Northern Hemisphere.
Picturesque architectural buildings, plenty of unique monuments and museums - the choice of interesting places to visit in Florianopolis is really huge. One of the most colorful and … Open
Travelers are attracted not only by the variety of entertainment and magnificent beaches but also by the unique atmosphere reigning in the city. The state of Santa Catarina is usually referred to as the so-called "white states" of Brazil. The fact is that a significant part of the local population is descendants of European immigrants. A few centuries ago these picturesque places began to be actively mastered by immigrants from Germany, Italy, and Portugal, therefore an original international culture has been formed here over the years.
Florianopolis resembles a typical European resort rather than a Brazilian city with its authentic African-Indian exotics. Experienced travelers often compare Florianopolis with beautiful Venice, Rome and even Lisbon due to its unique national charm, original architecture and cultural traditions. At the same time, the city has all the features of modern metropolises. Here you will find a stylish built environment, a variety of shopping malls and entertainment centers, lively promenades. The infrastructure of the city is largely geared towards tourists. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Picturesque architectural buildings, plenty of unique monuments and museums - the choice of interesting places to visit in Florianopolis is really huge. One of the most colorful and … Open
They are sure to be pleased with a worthy choice of high-class beach hotels. Rest on the picturesque beaches remains a favorite entertainment for many travelers. The charming city locally known as Floripa appeals not only to beach holiday fans. It is ready to offer its guests a rich excursion program. The variety of historic landmarks located in the city can amaze even experienced tourists.
The first major settlement on the site of the present city appeared in 1662. A migrant from Portugal, Francisco Dias Velho, founded a small village here and named it Nossa Senhora do Desterro. The village area gradually expanded, and 50 years later a large city appeared in its place. Visitors to Florianopolis have the opportunity to admire its beautiful buildings dating back to 17-18 centuries, which has managed to preserve their original look. The region is also rich in natural attractions, including the most famous one - the Lagoa da Conceicao freshwater lake. Florianópolis is an amazing modern city with a rich history, capable of impressing fans of a variety of leisure activities.

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Florianopolis
♥   Park 'Parque Natural Municipal Do Morro Da Cruz' , 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Park 'Parque Natural Municipal Da Galheta' , 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Do Rio Vermelho' , 14.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Park 'Parque Estadual Da Serra Do Tabuleiro' , 42.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Park 'Parque Natural Municipal De Navegantes' , 85.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Florianopolis and around
♥   Art museum 'Santa Catarina Art Museum' Santa Catarina, 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Brazil: things to see

The city of Brasilia is home to numerous landmarks. Sometimes the city itself is called a unique architecture project. From a bird’s eye view the shape of the city resembles an airplane. Every part of the “airplane” has its specific purpose – wings are residential quarters, administrative and cultural centres are the body. There is a large botanic garden in Brasilia, and tourists with kids are recommended to visit the local zoo. Finally, fans of architecture places of interest will like an excursion to Metropolitana Cathedral. … Open
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All about Florianopolis, Brazil - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with OrangeSmile.com - find out the 'must see' things in Florianopolis, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Florianopolis in few days.
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