Other places of interest near Blumenau, Brazil

The places near Blumenau that are also worthy of your visit are Curitiba, Florianopolis, Iguassu Falls, and Vila Velha Park.

Florianopolis

Also referred to as Floripa, this city is the capital of Santa Catarina. It is found on an island, the Island of Santa Catarina and is considered as one of the cities that is highly visited by tourists not only in the state but also in Brazil. This is due to its beaches.

Florianopolis has a total of 42 beaches and these beaches all vary in types. In the city you can find beaches that are small in which they are covered in backwaters, long beaches that have large sand strips, calm sea ones, beaches that look like lagoons, those that have strong waves good for surfing, famous beaches that are packed with a lot of tourists and isolated beaches that can be accessed only by trail.

Aside from surfing, there are also various activities that you can do in one of the many beaches that Florianopolis offers. Hand gliding, paragliding, trekking, and windsurfing are some of the activities that you can enjoy when in the Florianopolis beaches.

Curitiba

The capital city of the state of Paraná is the most populated city in southern Brazil. It also has the largest economy. It offers numerous tourist spots that you will truly enjoy. One of these is the Botanical Gardens that was created in resemblance to the French Gardens. It also has a Botanic Museum that researchers from around the world.

Iguassu Falls

Situated between Argentina and Brazil’s border, this famous attraction draws a lot of tourists. One good to know fact about Iguassu Falls is that it is actually bigger than the Niagra Falls being 60 feet higher and being almost two times wider. Because of this, it is regarded as the biggest and most remarkable falls in the world.

Vila Velha Park

The Vila Velha State Park is found in Ponta Grossa. The park was created in 1953 and in 1966 it was considered as a state heritage. The park is known for its sandstone formations that ascend from the fields. You can see formations that resemble any shape imaginable, from camel to a goblet. Furnas is another attraction in the Vila Velha State Park. There are two craters that are called Hell’s Cauldron. Out of the two, there is a deeper Furnas that is deeper than the other one and you can better appreciate it through the panoramic elevator integrated.