Visit São Francisco Do Sul - Best of São Francisco Do Sul

São Francisco do Sul is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. It covers an area of 540 km² (208 miles2) and had an estimated population of 42,569 in 2011. It was founded as a village by the Portuguese in 1658. Despite the date of its foundation, there's a previous record that a famous navigator left Honfleur, Normandy in France by the year of 1503 and arrived at São Francisco do Sul, at the Bay of Babitonga, Jean Binot Paulmier De Gonneville is also recognised by many historians as one of the first, if not the first person to step and discover Sao Francisco's city. It is situated on the northern end of the Island of São Francisco at the entrance to the Babitonga Bay. São Francisco do Sul is an important part of the Brazilian infrastructure. It provides large bulk shipping facilities and is served by the major container shipping lines connecting with the South American east and west coasts, Africa, Asia, North and Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. During the past decade, São Francisco do Sul has become a popular tourism destination for South American and international guests.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at São Francisco Do Sul, Brazil. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. A gripping city on its own right, Curitiba also deserves a visit. Curitiba is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Jardim Botanico De Curitiba, Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Parque Tangua. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at São Francisco Do Sul.

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Facts and Stats for São Francisco Do Sul*

  • Pollution Statistics in São Francisco Do Sul

    Know the pollution level of São Francisco Do Sul before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 87.5 (Very High)
  • São Francisco Do Sul: Crime and Safety

    How safe is São Francisco Do Sul for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in São Francisco Do Sul.

    • Burglary and Theft 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65.38 (High)
    • Car Stealing 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.07 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 39.29 (Low)
    • Drug offense 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.36 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.36 (Moderate)
  • Living in São Francisco Do Sul - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 48.48 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 91.19 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 46.26 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 70.5 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.33 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in São Francisco Do Sul

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in São Francisco Do Sul

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.39 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.92 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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