Florianopolis was founded in 1726 by immigrants from the Azores, along with German and Italian settlers. With a population of around 370,000 it is the capital of the State of Santa Catarina and a port of call for coastal shipping. Located on Santa Catarina Island, which is joined to the mainland by three bridges, the late-19th century pastel-colored, stuccoed buildings still recall faint “old world” images, while the relaxed small-town atmosphere provides a total contrast to the excitement of cities like São Paulo and Rio. View more
The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.