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Mountains of southern Brazil: Fact file

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What places combine well with mountains of S Brazil?

A holiday in Argentina: relax on a beach after visiting Buenos Aires (direct flight to Florianópolis, 2 hours) the Iguazú Falls, or maybe even travels further afield, to Patagonia; the Serra Verde train ride from Curitiba (38mins by air from Florianópolis) to Morretes.

How do I get to mountains of S Brazil?

There are domestic flights from Rio (1 hour 40mins), São Paulo (1 hour 15mins) and to Florianópolis (38mins) to Curitiba.

What are the festivals, cultural and sport events in mountains of S Brazil?

Farra de Boi: Florianópolis, Easter. A festival dedicated to the bull, which has great significance in Brazilian celebrations.

What's the time difference between mountains of S Brazil and UK?

GMT -3 hours. There is daylight saving Oct- end Feb (approx) when clocks are put forward one hour.

When's the best time to visit mountains of S Brazil?

The seasons are more sharply defined the further south you go and frost and snow is not unknown in the far south in winter. It can be very hot (40°C) in summer Dec-Mar.

What's the official language in mountains of S Brazil?

Brazilian Portuguese, a more languid and musical version of Portugal’s mother tongue.

How do I get local currency in mountains of S Brazil?

Brazilian Real. Notes can be withdrawn from several ATMs in Curitiba and Porto Alegre. There is also an ATM in Morretes, the alighting point for the train. Limits may be lower than your UK bank allows. ATMs close at 10pm.

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