Regions and neighborhoods of Florianópolis
Florianopolis is divided into 5 regions, 13 districts e 49 neighborhoods. Most of them occupy the insular portion of the city, that is, the territorial extension of Santa Catarina Island. Only 2,77% of the municipality's territory is in the continental area, which borders the municipality of São José.
The city's regions are: Central, North, East, Sul e Continental .
The 13 districts are: Barra da Lagoa, Cachoeira do Bom Jesus, Campeche, Canasvieiras, Ingleses do Rio Vermelho, Lagoa da Conceição, Pântano do Sul, Ratones, Ribeirão da Ilha, Santo Antônio de Lisboa, São João do Rio Vermelho, Continental Headquarters district and the Insular Headquarters district.
The districts of Santo Antônio de Lisboa, Canasvieiras, Cachoeira do Bom Jesus, Ingleses do Rio Vermelho and Ratones together correspond to the neighborhoods of the North region of the island. The districts of São João do Rio Vermelho, Barra da Lagoa and Lagoa da Conceição concentrate the neighborhoods of the eastern region of the island. The districts of Campeche, Pântano do Sul and Ribeirão da Ilha encompass all the districts in the south of the island.
In this section you learn a little more about the city, the characteristics of each neighborhood, their stories, vocations, particularities, how to get to each one of them, tourist attractions, where to sleep and eat, among other details.
The central region of Florianópolis is the historical, political, commercial and cultural landmark of the city. The main and oldest settlement center on the island of Santa Catarina, the central region is the main point of the entire urban fabric... ( See more about the neighborhoods of the Central Region )
- Big Stream
- John Paul
- Jose Mendes
- Monte Verde
- Bag of Lemons
- Big bag
- Santa Monica
Florianópolis is not just an island! Although most of the city is in an insular area, it has many important points on the other side of the bridge. The mainland region is the only means of access to Santa Catarina Island and one of the most dynamic residential and commercial centers in the city... ( See more about the neighborhoods of the Continental Region )
The eastern region of Santa Catarina Island is one of the most beautiful and attractive in the entire city. Famous for its natural attributes, it gathers in one place dunes, hills, beaches and one of the most famous postcards of the city, Lagoa da Conceição. It is formed by the neighborhoods of Lagoa da Conceição, Barra da Lagoa and São João do Rio Vermelho... ( See more about the neighborhoods of the Eastern Region )
The northern region is the most populated during high season, as it has excellent infrastructure in terms of services and offers tourist attractions for all tastes, such as diving, hiking, schooner rides, banana boats, kayak and dune rentals. The beaches, with their warm and calm waters, are the favorites of bathers... ( See more about the neighborhoods of the North Region )
- Bom Jesus waterfall
- English from Rio Vermelho
- Jurerê International
- Traditional Jurerê
- Ponta das Canas
- Brava Beach
- Saint Anthony of Lisbon
The south of Florianópolis is considered the region with the most preserved nature in the city. The southwestern portion of Santa Catarina Island preserves the city's Azorean roots. In addition to the architecture of colonial Brazil, the parish of Ribeirão da Ilha has a gastronomic corridor based on oysters and shellfish. The southeastern portion, on the other hand, draws attention for its trails surrounded by Atlantic forest and beaches with medium waves, ideal for surfing... ( See more about the neighborhoods of the South Region )