is the industrial and financial center of Brazil
and of South America. But São Paulo is also the cultural
center of the Continent! Always forward looking, itself
constantly renovating and re-inventing, São Paulo is
probably the the most exciting city here. The cultural
scene is as alive as nowhere and the Paulistas, the best
educated Brazilians, know how to participate and how
to consume the culture offered and on hand! São Paulo
is open and vibrant 24/7 and would find only in New York
a tourist destination, the city is fascinating, but...
Do not overdo it! Population estimates range from 11
to 25 million inhabitants. When flying from Rio de Janeiro
half of the time spent in the air is over the outskirts
of this city.
are excellent, world-class museums. If you want to see them
all, you can spend weeks here. Should you be interested in
Brazil from all sides, you should at least spend one night
here and have a guide show you a few of its highlights.
city is impressive: it's ethnically diverse people can make
you forget where you are. It is Brazil's powerhouse; as an
example: São Paulo has the most German industry in
the world, more even than any city in Germany! São
Paulo's industry has developed technical solutions for Tokyo's
subway, so they can move more trains and hence more people...
Tours including São Paulo:
Samba & Waterfalls
(Buenos Aires, Iguassu Falls, São
Paulo & Rio de Janeiro)
Samba Waterfalls & Carnival in Rio (Buenos Aires, Iguassu Falls, São
Paulo & Carnival Winner's Parade in Rio de Janeiro)
Samba Waterfalls & Oktoberfest (Buenos Aires, Iguassu Falls, São
Paulo & Oktoberfest in Blumenau, Brazil)
Samba Waterfalls & New Year's in Rio de Janeiro (Buenos Aires, Iguassu Falls, São
Paulo & New Year's on Copacabana Beach)
Falls & The Serra do Mar Mountains
the Mountain Railway & São
Paulo is best appreciated in the company of a local. If you
don't know someone, it is more important than elsewhere to
have an escorted tour organized in advance!