Hercilio Luz bridge

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Hercilio Luz Bridge

In online camera you can clearly see Hercilio Luz longest suspended bridge in Brazil. This is the first bridge built to connect Santa Catarina Island with the mainland.

The construction of the Hercilio Luz Bridge, which this webcam shows perfectly, began on November 14, 1922. It was opened on May 13, 1926.The total length of the bridge in live camera is 819.471 m.

The bridge where this online camera is located was named after the state Santa Catarina governor – Hercilio Luz. In 1982, the Hercilio Luz Bridge online, perfectly demonstrated by the webcam, was closed for security reasons. It reopened on March 15, 1988 for pedestrians, bicycles, motorcycles, and horseback riding only. Later, it was completely closed on July 4, 1991, after a report in February 1990 with analyze of the bridge traffic resuming.

In 1997, the important bridge was declared a historical and artistic monument.


A popular resort town of Florianópolis with the Hercilio Luz Bridge visible in the live stream, is the capital of the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. More than half part of the state is a nature protected area.

The beaches of Florianópolis (42) are real paradise with well-developed tourist infrastructure with a many historical and natural sites nearby.

In the north of the state there are: “Jurere”, “Daniela”, “Canasvieiras”, “Brava” and “Ingleses” beaches with many hotels, restaurants, beach bars and water sports. East beaches are: “Joaquina”, “Mole”, “Mozambique”. These resort areas are the best places to surf. The beaches of the south of Sanrta Catarina are: “Campeche”, “Armação”, “Morro das Pedras”, “Lagoinha do Leste” and “Naufragados”.

One of the most favorite places for tourists is the beaches of the natural Conceicao lagoon lake. It is especially appreciated by windsurfers.

The walk along the coast of the Peri Lagoon is very comfortable.

The most important symbol of the city of Florianópolis in the live footage, of course, is the Hercilio Luz Bridge, which you can see online. Also, there are several 18th century fortresses erected by Portugal immigrants. A place frequently visited by tourists in the city is the city market, with the one of the most beautiful buildings – Metropolitan Cathedral. Nearby, there is Alvaro de Carvalho theater.

In the center of Florianópolis in the live stream, on November 15 square (Praca XV de Novembro) there is a 100 years old fig palm.

From the natural sights of Florianópolis, which part can be seen on the webcam, the fist place takea the picturesque Lake Lagoa da Conceicao. Historical Santa Catarina Museum tells about the history of the city. On Beira Mar Norte Avenue there is a great walk waits for you.

Being in Florianópolis, which famous bridge is well seen in the online camera, we recommend to visit the neighboring ancient town of Ribeirao da Ilha with the old church and Ethnographic Museum.

The island of Santa Catarina sheltered a miniature Santo Antônio de Lisboa town with colorful houses and ancient stone temples. To the southeast of Santa Catarina there is Campeche Island, where you can go snorkeling or just walk through the Atlantic coast forests.



Climate in Florianópolis in webcam is oceanic subtropical. Often precipitation falls in the form of rain, as also there are strong winds there. The average air temperature throughout the year is about + 20C – + 22C. The tourist season is open all the yea round. Weather forecast in Florianópolis for 7 days is available on our website online.

Watch other interesting Baltic Live Cam live streams from Brazil –  the center of Cascavel, Itajaí, the beach of the city of Balneario-Camborio.