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Florianopolis is the capital and the second largest city of the state of Santa Catarina is situated in the southern region of Brazil. Hidden almost 500 miles from Rio it is easily reachable by one-hour flight from Rio de Janeiro and a 17- hour bus journey with a stop at Sao Paulo. In many ways, Floripa as it is known locally is much like Rio and Sao Paulo the other big and attractive tourist destination. It is a safe, fun-filled and appealing destination in its own ways and is truly a magical destination for beach lovers, and those who love adventure due to its lush rainforests and diverse hiking trails. So give a flying start to your holidays by booking flights to Florianopolis and enjoy great fun-filled holidays.
The capital of Santa Catarina took the spotlight for itself and is now an international holiday destination which is renowned for its nightlife, great parties and major competitions of surfing due to which it has earned the nickname of Magic Island. If you really want to know about a beautiful and informative part of the city then do visit the Historic Center of the city where you will find various historical buildings like the Public Market, Cathedral Metropolitana along with beautiful plazas, restaurants, bars and museums and you surely love and enjoy its atmosphere. Florianopolis is quite famous for its beaches and has more than 40 beaches spread across the whole island. If you love surfing then do visit the beaches like Praia Mole and Praia Brava and Barra da Lagoa. Enjoy windsurfing at Lagoa da Conceicao and hiking at Lagoa do Peri, Naufragados, Lagoinha do Lests. Do visit the landmark of the city the Hercilio Luz Bridge which is the longest suspension bridge in Brazil and is the second biggest in all of South America. You surely enjoy a visit to Fortaleza de Santo Antonio de Ratones, a fortress which is situated on the small island of Raton Grande and was built in the 18th century and served as a defense facility. The city has several museums which are worth visiting. Among them do visit the Santa Catarina Art Museum, Santa Catarina History Museum and the Eco-Museum of Ribeirao da IIha which preserves the Azorean culture.
For those interested in beach life and those who are not afraid of the sun and high temperatures for them December to March is high season and is a good time to visit. It is the peak season so expect to pay more for hotels and vacation rentals. The time of festivals like Carnival, Reveillion Week and Pascoa Week is also a very popular time among visitors and so you can expect the highest room rates of the year.
There are no direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Florianopolis. The cheapest and popular route between both the destinations is London-Heathrow to Florianopolis Hercillio Luz. Major airlines that offer flights between both the destinations are KLM, Air France, Iberia, Turkish Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Alitalia, Lufthansa, Air Canada, LATAM, AZUL Airlines, GOL Airlines and TAP Air Portugal.
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