International Vegetarian Union (IVU)


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Be part of this world: 8 - 14th November 2004
Plan your trip now! Costão de Santinho Resort & Spa
Praia do Santinho - Florianópolis - Brazil

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EXCURSION PROGRAMME

Take advantage of your visit to Florianopolis and join in a full day tour programme. You can book the tour during the Congress.

FULL DAY TOURS Thursday 11th November

 


F1 - FLORIPA CITY TOUR 

Hercilio Luz Bridge, Metropolitan Cathedral, Cruz e Souza Palace, XV de Novembro Square, Largo da Anfândega (Custom-house Square), Mercado Publico (Public Market), Civic Centre, Samba Aisle, North Front Shore, Conceiçao Lagoon, Joaquina Beach, Mole Beach, Ingleses Beach, Canasvieiras, Jurere Beach, Sao Jose da Ponta Grossa Fort. Lunch at Vida Vegetarian Restaurant.

Ref F1  (lunch + admissions included). U$18 Currency Converter

 

          

 

       

 


 

F2 - SCHOONER TRIP TO DOLPHIN BAY AND HISTORIC FORTRESS
Scooner trip visiting Ilha do Francês (Frenchman Island), Sao Jose da Ponta Grossa Fort, Ratones Island, Santo Antonio Fort, Dolphin Bay (where if lucky you can see dozens of dolphins at a very short distance) and Anhatomirim Island - important stage of struggle among Portugueses, Spanish and Dutch people to control the Island of Santa Catarina. Lunch in a typical simple beach restaurant.

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F3 - SANTO AMARO DA IMPERATRIZ MINERAL SPRING BATH 
The first thermal spring to be explored in Brazil - considered the second best in the world, behind only to Vichy in France, due to its excelent terapeutic qualities. Water come from a a deep well of 700 m at 40o C. Situated in the Atlantic Forest features ecological walks. Relaxing terapheutic bath Caldas da Imperatriz either in a basin or in a pond (or both). Pic nic at Cobrinha de ouro.
Ref F3  (lunch + bath + admissions included). U$18
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F4 - PARQUE MUNICIPAL LAGOA DO PERI

Situated in the South of the Island Of Santa catarina, the Park has many atractions, trails and beatiful landscapes. Pic nic at the park and after visit to Armaçao and Matadeiro Beaches. Besides Armaçao beach, Matadeiro is one of the most beautiful spots of the island, with walking access from Armaçao. Matadeiro beach with strong waves is becoming one of the prefered places for surf and bodyboard.

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F5 - LOGOA DA CONCEIÇAO AND COSTA DA LAGOA

Situated in the South of the Island Of Santa catarina, the Park has many atractions, trails and beatiful landscapes. Pic nic at the park and after visit to Armaçao and Matadeiro Beaches. Besides Armaçao beach, Matadeiro is one of the most beautiful spots of the island, with walking access from Armaçao. Matadeiro beach with strong waves is becoming one of the prefered places for surf and bodyboard.

Ref F5  (lunch + admissions included). U$18 Currency Converter

 


 

F6 - RAFTING

After basic training on firm ground and more familiar with the equipment, there will be the "baptism" at the Rio Cubatão drop, where the rowboat descends a 4 meters waterfall, with plenty of emotion. After that there willbe a descent of a rafting rich in dazzling landscapes. In continuation, one pass through small rapids until the Carrousel for a little surf. In the sequence, a beautiful well and the Pedra do Navio (Ship's rock), where one can jump to the well. After that one proceed to a region of flat rocks, fine woods and excellent rapids, until arrival at the bridge of Santo Amaro da Imperatriz. 

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F7 - SANTINHO DUNES AND MOZAMBIQUE BEACH

Picnic at Mozambique beach, the biggest of Florianopolis, with 13 km of extention, going throught the dunes and arriving at beach where we will have a nice picnic. Return throught Costao do Santinho.

Ref F7  (snacks for picnic - everyone will make his own sandwich during breakfast). For free.

 

             


All full days based on 30-40 participants – if there are insufficient on any one tour we may need to combine trips.

 

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