Guided Walking Tour in Florianopolis

florianopolis walking tour

Explore the charming streets of Florianópolis on a 2.5-hour walking tour that takes you from the iconic Hercilio Luz Bridge to the bustling Mercado Publico, all the way to the historic Praca XV de Novembro, and concludes at Armazém Rita Maria. Discover the city’s cultural heritage, architectural wonders, and vibrant local life while indulging in delicious regional flavors. Florianópolis is ready to enchant you at every turn.

General information

Price / 25 USD

You can pay online

Language

English & Spanish

Availability

Saturday

Starting time

10:00 hrs

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Included / excluded

Professional guide

2.5-hour guided walking tour

Gratuities (optional)

Food and drinks

Full description

Explore a captivating 2.5-hour walking tour through the enchanting streets of Florianópolis, Brazil! Our journey will take us through the heart of this historic city, where we will explore its rich cultural heritage, architectural gems, and vibrant local life.

Our adventure begins at the iconic Hercilio Luz Bridge, a symbol of Florianópolis that spans the sparkling waters of the Santa Catarina Island. As we stand on this engineering marvel, you’ll learn about its history and significance to the city.

From there, we’ll make our way to Largo da Alfandega, a charming square that’s a hub of cultural activity. You’ll discover how this square has played a pivotal role in Florianópolis’ history and its transformation into a cultural hotspot.

Next, we’ll step into the bustling Mercado Publico de Florianopolis. Here, your senses will come alive as we navigate through a treasure trove of local flavors, from fresh seafood to handmade crafts. Feel free to sample some delicious regional snacks as we chat with the friendly vendors.

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As we stroll through the cobblestone streets, we’ll visit the beautiful Igreja Sao Francisco and Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosario, two stunning churches that showcase the city’s deep religious roots and architectural beauty.

Our journey will then lead us to the majestic Palacio Cruz e Sousa, a historic building that houses the Santa Catarina Museum. Here, you’ll learn about the state’s cultural history, from indigenous roots to contemporary art.

Our exploration continues as we arrive at the Catedral Metropolitana de Florianopolis. Admire the neoclassical architecture and discover the stories behind this magnificent cathedral that has been a spiritual center for the city’s residents for centuries.

As we move on to Praca XV de Novembro, a lively square surrounded by historic buildings and lush trees, you’ll experience the vibrant atmosphere of daily life in Florianópolis. Take in the sights and sounds of locals and tourists alike.

Our unforgettable journey concludes at Armazém Rita Maria, a delightful waterfront spot where you can savor delicious Brazilian cuisine and raise a toast to the memories we’ve created today.

 

 

 

 

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Mercado Público de Florianópolis,wait in front of the CAT – Tourist Assistance Center.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.