Christmas in Florianópolis

Christmas in Florianopolis

The Christmas spirit invades the streets of Florianópolis. Christmas pictures are of all types that grace the city's main thoroughfares. Figures light poles are installed on the main routes from all parts of the capital of Santa Catarina. The decorations are the Avenida Beira-Mar Norte, Rua Felipe Schmidt porches, around the Praça XV de Novembro, Vidal Ramos Street, Praça do Laguinho (Pond Square) , near the entrance of the city,  Parque de Coqueiros,, Lagoa da Conceição, Morro das Pedras, Ingleses and Canasvieiras.


The Christmas Lights, as it is called, is one of the largest in history, according to the Department of Tourism. The city of Florianópolis prepares the Christmas Lights, with choirs, events, theaters and lots of fun. Christmas lighting has over 5 million micro lamps at Largo da Catedral.  In XV de Novembro Suqare is installed a Natural Crib. 

The Costumes: The decorations of the houses come in late November / early December, but every office and shop, also decorates. It is customary to have meetings end-of-year that promote the Hide and Seek (or Secret) where each participant picks one and buy you a present only revealing his name at the time of delivery, usually by means of tips for the person withdraws.


The night of April 24 is moved, the custom of the midnight mass still exists in most families, especially in small and medium-sized cities, more religious in nature. The cribs are part of the decoration and distinguishes the religious families. The dinner is usually the highlight of the evening always rich in possessions of the family, always an opportunity to meet and toast to love. The most famous dishes are Peru, french toast, cake Christmas, roasted chestnuts, various fruits, nuts, hazelnuts, almonds, raisins and fruit.Some say that eating dates at Christmas brings good luck. Grapes are the fruit most served. They open the presents after dinner and the party continues with many gifts and Christmas greeting. The next morning is to prepare for lunch. Many families leave the dinner served all day.

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Activities near to Christmas in Florianópolis

Velha Figueira (sightseeing) - This 100+ year-old tree in Praça XV de Novembro is honored in the official municipal hymn of Florianopolis. It is said that the Centennial Figueira was born in 1871 in a small circular garden in front of the Church. In 1891 he was transplanted to the XV de Novembro Square, where it remains today. The tree on which the verses Ilhéus were inspired, has got several superstitions and charms on them. Its large branches spanning muc...
Address: Praça XV de Novembro Florianópolis - SC
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Velha Figueira
Eighteenth Century Mansions (historical) - The row houses on Rua Fernando Machado on the 16 and the Praça XV de Novembro 352, 348, 344 and 340 maintain the aesthetic character of the Luso-Brazilian architecture, combining the alignments of the doors and windows, glazing the flags, the railings of the balconies decorated, and high-reliefs by weight of eclectic inspiration, in the fronts. Two terraced houses still remain in the back of the lots, their historical gardens, typical ...
Address: Praça XV de Novembro Praça XV de Novembro - Florianópolis
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Catedral Metropolitana (sightseeing) - One of the most beautiful buildings in the city, the Catedral Metropolitana is located at Praça XV de Novembro.  The Catedral Metropolitana was built on the same site as a former chapel, built in 1678 by the towns founder and explorer, Francisco Dias Velho.  The original design was by José da Silva Paes, who was also the first governor of this ancient state.   The cathedral is a heritage building, li...
Address: Rua Arcp Paiva, 70 - Florianópolis - SC, 88010-530, Brazil
Distance: 0.05km from the Christmas in Florianópolis
Catedral Metropolitana

Restaurants near to Christmas in Florianópolis

Adegas Carreño is a Wine restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Christmas in Florianópolis and can be found at Rua Visconde De Ouro Preto , 403

The Cellars Carreño offers over 350 choices of domestic and imported wines. Among the most popular labels are Francis Coppola and Torres of Spain. The house also offers sparkling wines and champagnes, and Portuguese olive oil, Greek and Spanish. Cellars Carreño is located in Florianopolis.

Cantina di Bernardi is a Italian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Christmas in Florianópolis and can be found at Praça Olívio Amorim, 10

To accompany the various pizza toppings served at home, are offered over 200 wine labels. The specialty of the Cantina di Bernardi comes with fillings such as that takes the name of the house, prepared mozzarella, zucchini, eggplant, marinated in garlic and olive oil and thyme.

Churrasco ao Vivo is a Brazilian Steak House restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Christmas in Florianópolis and can be found at Rua Madre Maria Villac, 735

Besides the tasty meats and accompaniments, churrasco Live captures a clientele increasingly producing their barbecue in the middle of the room, live. Among the cuts more applications is the sirloin steak and chorizo. The house also offers à la carte orders accompaniments and desserts like banana flambéed rum.

Delícias Portuguesas is a International restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Christmas in Florianópolis and can be found at Rua Visconde do Ouro Preto, 559

The house is a mixture of restaurant, bakery and coffee shop. The Portuguese has its delights inspired recipes in Portuguese cuisine and offers more than twenty-five kinds of sweet and savory. At lunch one of the most appealing options is the duck with peach palm, a confit of duck with orange, peach palm and thyme gratin with goat cheese.

Hotels near to Christmas in Florianópolis

Cecomtur HotelCecomtur Hotel3 Star Rating
Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Florianopolis, Cecomtur Hotel promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. Take advantage of the hotel's Wi-Fi in public areas, 24hr room service, room service, restaurant, meeting facilities. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy...
Oscar HotelOscar Hotel3 Star Rating
Oscar Hotel is conveniently located in the popular Florianopolis area. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. To be found at the hotel are laundry service/dry cleaning, safety deposit boxes, elevator, 24hr room service, shops. Designed and decorated to make guests feel right at home, each room comes with desk, in room safe, satellite/cable TV, non...
Porto Da Ilha HotelPorto Da Ilha Hotel4 Star Rating
Set in a prime location of Florianopolis, Porto Da Ilha Hotel puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Bicycle rental, safety deposit boxes, airport transfer, elevator, business center are on the list of things guests can enjoy. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenit...
Hotel Farol Da IlhaHotel Farol Da Ilha3 Star Rating
Located in Florianopolis, Hotel Farol Da Ilha is a perfect starting point from which to explore Florianopolis. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the hotel's facilities and services. All the necessary facilities, including elevator, 24hr room service, business center, restaurant, room service, are at hand. The well-appointed guestrooms feature satellite/cable TV, mini bar, shower, air ...