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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Cost U$332 ( Currency Converter ) to include breakfast, lunch and dinner, accommodation in rooms with private bathroom, all coach costs with English speaking guide and all entrance and trips costs. Snacks are not included.

Prices are based on double/twin rooms and there may be a supplement for single rooms. We can arrange to pair you up with another single if you would prefer this option. Please contact at address/email on booking form.

Note: the tour below can be booked with the Congress fees. There will be other tours available, to 'Amazon, Brasilia and Rio' and 'Rio and Iguazu Falls' - these will have to be paid direct to the travel agents. Further details soon....



DAY 1 Sunday - 14th
Departing Florianópolis, we will travel South to Praia do Rosa where a vegan lunch will be served. Then to Laguna - the second oldest town of Santa Catarina, founded in 1676, city of Anita and Giuseppe Garibaldi, heroes of the unification of Italy. Visit to Anita Garibaldi´s House, the Brazilian with about 5 thousand busts and monuments all over Italy - and Santa Marta Lighthouse, built in 1880, with walls of 2m of thickness, the biggest in South America - the third in the world for the distance the light reaches. 

    


DAY 2 Monday - 15th
Straight on to Gramado, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul - the last one before Argentina. Stop for lunch - dinner in Gramado, the city of the most important South American Cinema Festival and an important tourist centre. Free strolling in Gramado at night.

   


DAY 3 Tuesday - 16th
Visit to the spectacular canyon Itaimbezinho - up to 720 metres (2360 feet) deep walls and Parque Nacional de Aparados da Serra, full of Araucarias - the unique Brazilian pines. Dinner and free strolling in Canela visiting also the cascade Veu de Noiva (Bride Veil). Return to the hotel in Gramado.

               


DAY 4 Wednesday - 17th
Morning city-tour in Gramado - purchase of souvenirs and famous chocolates of Gramado. Lunch in Porto Alegre - capital of Rio Grande do Sul. Return to Florianopolis, with a stop to eat a popular pie "pastel" - a kind of rissole, filled with heart of palm, corn or banana covered with sugar and cinnamon (hummmm), fresh orange or cane juice - near Laguna. Back to Florianopolis.

   


DAY 5 Thursday - 18th
City tour in Florianopolis, or trekking to wild Lagoinha do Leste with a connoisseur guide. This beach can only be reached by foot or boat - from the top of the hill one can see a wonderful view of the beach and two sweet lagoons. Return to hotel for overnight. Day 6 - 19th check out and transfer to airport.

         


Cost U$332 ( Currency Converter ) to include breakfast, lunch and dinner, accommodation in rooms with private bathroom, all coach costs with English speaking guide and all entrance and trips costs. Snacks are not included.

Prices are based on double/twin rooms and there may be a supplement for single rooms. We can arrange to pair you up with another single if you would prefer this option. Please contact at address/email on booking form.

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