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Why Visit Sao Paulo in Brazil?

"Our private local guides will show you the best of this enormous, multicultural and cosmopolitan city at the centre of Brazilian culture."

Sao Paulo is the name of both the city and the surrounding state. Referred to affectionately by the locals as ‘Sampa’, Sao Paulo city is a giant sprawling metropolis of almost 20 million people making it the largest city in Latin America and one of the biggest in the world. Although it is not known as the most beautiful city and usually not included on most tourist’s itineraries, Sao Paulo offers some of Brazil’s best museums, gourmet restaurants, excellent shopping, a thriving arts scene and a few outstanding luxury hotels. Outside of the city there is a wonderful coastline with some pristine beaches or go inland for rolling hills and rural life on a traditional fazenda.

Map of Sao Paulo in Brazil

When is the Best Time to Visit Sao Paulo in Brazil?

The best time to visit Sao Paulo city is between April and November when it is cooler and drier. The summer months of December until March are very hot and have frequent afternoon showers. However, if you want to go to the coast, then the hotter months of December until March are a popular time to go as this is summer in Brazil. The shoulder season months of March to May and October and November are also great times to visit.
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What are the Highlights of Sao Paulo, Brazil?

As one of the biggest cities on the planet, there is a lot to see in Sao Paulo! The surrounding state also has some beautiful landscapes and coastline. Below are a few of our highlights for the area.
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Opera House
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Central Market
★ See the sites such as Sé square and Sé cathedral with a local guide

★ Go to the top of the Banespa building for impressive views over the city

★ Relax in Ibirapuera park, one of the largest city parks in Latin America

★ Visit the Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo art gallery and other museums

★ Escape the city to Ilhabela, Brazil’s sailing capital or Guarujá by the sea

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