Located in southern Brazil, the state of Santa Catarina is home to German,
Italian, Portuguese, Hungarian and Polish settlements.
more than 6 million residents, unites a diversity of scenery and people.
Beautiful landscapes with white sand beaches along the coast of 561 kilometers,
tropical forests and snowy mountains. Florianópolis is the capital.
Geographic Guide - Travel.
Above, German architecture in Blumenau,
Santa Catarina (photo M. Martins). More
pictures of Brazil
Florianópolis as seen from Morro da Cruz.
The stunningly beautiful beaches of Guarda do Embaú, in the Santa Catarina
Beaches of Santa
With 561 km of coast,
the State of Santa Catarina, in southern Brazil, has beaches of rare natural
beauty. Some of them of difficult access, but still a worthwhile visit.
There is the beaches of
Florianópolis, the capital of Santa Catarina, near the resources of a
big town. There is also the wonderful beaches of Garopaba, Praia do Rosa,
Guarda do Embaú (photo), Laguna, Imbituba, Balneário Camboriú, Bombinhas,
São Francisco do Sul and many athers.
Beach of Balneário Camboriú.
Balneário Camboriu, a resort in southern
Portal of Joinville, the biggest city of