from the center: 13 km.
Distance from airport: 25 km.
Nearby beaches: Sambaqui, Cacupé.
Neighborhood: Santo Antônio de Lisboa.
Antônio de Lisboa was one of the first Azorean
communities established in Florianópolis during
the 18th century. There is a great deal of history
preserved in its streets and houses. The historical
roots are maintained in the architectural design of
the buildings and the local church, which is also
the focal point for many exhibitions of local cultures,
such as the Festa do Divino Espírito Santo
(Divine Holy Spirit Fest), and the Terno dos Reis(The
The beach provides expansive views of the North Bay
and the continent, however the water is usually considered
inappropriate for bathing.
The calm, traditional neighborhood has few lodging
options. Traditional fishing methods are still common
and the shellfish and oyster farms supply various
local restaurants, offering wonderful food services.
- Local workmanship: there are stores of typical Island
handicrafts and there is a fair in the main square
- Visit the church Igreja Nossa Senhora das Necessidades,
built in a typical 18th century baroque style.
- It is possible to watch some of the traditional