Blumenau and the German Culture City Tour

A little piece of Germany lives in southern Brazil. In the charming city of Blumenau, traces of German culture are recorded in every little details. There you will be in touch with their culture, habits, traditions and cuisine. Enjoy beautiful views of the city and enjoy some free time for shopping and handcrafts of the region. Blumenau is the stage for the biggest Oktoberfest of the world held outside of the German city of Munich due to the large German influence in the region. It's normal to forget that you're in a Brazilian city and soak into that German spirit which is all over town

08 Hours Approximately
Wheelchair access
Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
Free Cancellation
Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a historical City Center
  • Take a chance to taste German Gastronomy
  • See for yourself the German Architecture
  • Visit a Handcrafts Market
  • Enjoy shopping of local items

Includes

  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Roundtrip Transportation to Most Hotels in Balneario de Camboriu.

Excludes

  • Food and Drinks

Please Note

  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.
  • The tour date might change depending on weather conditions and other variables.

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Itinerary

After hotel pick ups, the tour begins with a visit to the historic downtown of the Brazilian capital of beer. As attractions of this tour, the Biergarten where the city started. In the surroundings are Duque de Caxias Avenue, also known as Palmeiras Avenue. It was the first planned street in the colony. The first imperial palms, brought from Rio de Janeiro, were planted in the center of the avenue, in 1876; the Colonial Family Museum (optional visit), a cultural space that preserves a collection of 6,200 pieces. They belong to the founder of Blumenau, colonizers and their families. Historical and well-maintained furniture, clothing, accessories, household items and machinery. At the back of the Museum complex is the forest garden, where you can still find trees planted by the city's founder and the Cemetery of the Cats. You will get to know this Cemetery made by the great-niece of the city's founder Hermann Bruno Otto Blumenau (1819-99), Edith. She had great affection for cats. When they died, the cats were buried with the right to funeral procession. Over time, the place became a tourist attraction and the subject of national news programs.

Right after that, a panoramic tour with a 15-minute stop for photographs is made at the City Hall. Afterwards, a visit is made to Vila Germânica Park, stage of Oktoberfest and major events in Blumenau. In this place there are shops selling souvenirs from the party and other Germanic themes, as well as bars and cafeteria. Tourists will have enough time to explore the village. During the tour there will be free time for shopping for knitwear, liquors and handicrafts. Lunch, not included, is suggested at Churrascaria Ataliba. Enjoy some time to buy local handmade goods before a convenient ride back to your Balneario Camboriu hotel.

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