Distinctive araucaria trees, a diverse blend of cultures brought by a history of immigration, and the world-famous Iguaçu Falls.
|Santa Catarina |
Popular beaches and a huge Oktoberfest celebration in Blumenau.
|Rio Grande do Sul |
Brazil with a bit of Uruguayan and Argentinian flavor—gaúcho (South American cowboy) culture and chimarrão, as well as vineyards in the Serra Gaúcha.
- 1 Blumenau - a huge Oktoberfest is held here
- 2 Curitiba
- 3 Florianópolis
- 4 Joinville
- 5 Pelotas
- 6 Porto Alegre
- 7 Rio Grande
- 8 São Miguel das Missões
- Vila Velha
- 1 Iguaçu Falls
- 2 Ilha do Mel
- Santa Catarina Island (Florianópolis) — between São Paulo and Porto Alegre, this island is one of the top travel destinations in south Brazil, with its 42 beaches and incredible landscape
The South is the smallest of Brazilian regions, and also, economically speaking, one of the most developed. It borders Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay. It also received most of the immigrants from Italy, Germany and other European countries such as Poland and Ukraine in the 19th century.