Side Trips from São Paulo Travel Guide


Plan Your Side Trips from São Paulo Vacation

São Paulo's surroundings are perfect for all types of getaways. The state has the best highways in the country, making it easy to travel by car or bus to its many small, beautiful beaches, and even beyond to neighboring states (Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, and Minas Gerais). Although most sandy stretches require one- or two-hour drives, good side trips from the city can be as close as the 30-minute trip to Embu.


Side Trips from São Paulo Hotels

São Paulo has by far the best lodgings in the state. Elsewhere you can generally find basic pousadas (sort of like bed-and-breakfasts),... read more


Side Trips from São Paulo Restaurants

Restaurants in coastal towns tend to be of the rustic beach-café sort, and predictably serve lots of seafood. For a... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Side Trips from São Paulo

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Side Trips from São Paulo Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Beach Paradises: Bask on a range of beautiful beaches, from surfer paradises in Ubatuba to coastal islands and sandy rain-forest... Read more

  • Os Bandeirantes

    In the 16th and 17th centuries groups called bandeiras (literally meaning "flags" but also an archaic term for an assault force)... Read more


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