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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.

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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Beach Paradises Bask on a range of beautiful beaches, from surfer paradises in Ubatuba to coastal islands and sandy rain-forest coves.
  2. Rich History Witness Brazil's colonial and rural history in Embu and Santana de Parnaíba.
  3. Gorgeous Landscapes Luxuriant forests in Campos de Jordão combine with impressive bodies of water and wildlife in Águas de São Pedro, Serra Negra and Ilhabela.

When To Go

When to Go

The area around São Paulo is lovely year-round. Most places have a steady stream of visitors, so it's always wise to book hotels well in advance. Summ...

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