Morro da Cruz, Itajai

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Although not the highest point on the island of Santa Catarina, at 285 m (935 ft), Morro da Cruz (Hill of the Cross) is the most accessible and it provides an almost complete panorama of the entire island. Looking out from the platform by the cross for which the hill is named, you can see the two bays, the bridges Hercílio Luz, Colombo Salles, and Pedro Ivo Campos, the neighborhood Trindade, part of the east coast of Florianópolis, and, of course, the vast Atlantic Ocean, surrounding the island. Put Morro da Cruz at the forefront of your travel plans using our Itajai holiday tool .
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  • Good place to enjoy the beautiful city of Itajaí, view all off with your charm, beautiful beaches ...
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  • Yields amazing photos and a fantastic visual of Itajaí, from there you have a notion of how the city is large and td q's in it. Valley mt worth
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  • The site overlooks the city. It is very beautiful to admire the scenery and take some pictures. Worth the visit!
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In the city center, the area to the west of the mouth of the river offers the greatest selection of places to stay. Find hotels both basic and upmarket, catering to diverse tastes and budgets. You'll find a larger set of accommodations heading south along the coast. The town of Balneario Camboriu houses a broader selection than Itajai itself, with chain hotels, rental apartments, family-owned pousadas (guesthouses), and budget-friendly hostels.
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