The peak season to visit Sao Paulo is the winter season from June to September. It would be mild and dry at about 71-75 deg F, and this would be the most perfect combination of weather to explore the city and to enjoy its Festa de Sao Vito festival. It would be advisable to book your tickets early to avoid last minute queues and inflated prices. If you’re looking for budget holidays in the city, you can opt for the summer season during December and February. It would be hot, humid and rainy at 80-82 deg F but you can use this time to enjoy the Carnival with lower air fares and hotel prices.
The city is served by Sao Paulo-Guarulhos-Governador Andre Franco Montoro International Airport (better known as Cumbica Airport). It is a shared facility because it is used for both commercial and military ends. Being the busiest airport in Latin America, it practices slot restrictions and can operate with a maximum of 45 operations per hour. It is a hub for Avianca Brazil, LATAM Brasil and Gol Transportes Aereos besides being a focus city for Azul Brazilian Airlines. It offers multiple scheduled flights to domestic destinations (like Brasilia, Ribeirao Preto and Belem) and international destinations like Dubai, New York, Paris, Beijing, Frankfurt and Miami. The airlines offering flights here chiefly include Air France, Emirates, British Airways and Lufthansa. Places of Interest in Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, the capital of Sao Paulo state, is home to people from 196 different countries and is consequently a hub of cultural, architectural and culinary diversity. It is best known for its food and live music scene and in order to experience them together, you should visit here in March for the Carnival festival. Sao Paulo is an open-air museum in itself because of its numerous historical mansions and art galleries- key to which are ‘Ipiranga Museum’ (estd. 1895) and the Sao Paulo Museum of Art (1947).Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo (Sao Paulo Museum of Art)
Sao Paulo’s numero uno attraction, the Sao Paulo Museum of Art scores a perfect ten for its modern Brazilian architecture and a superb collection of artworks inside. The museum has Southern Hemisphere’s largest collection of Western Art consisting of 8000 artworks mainly consisting of European paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings and decorative arts. It centrally includes artworks of maestros like Picasso, Van Gogh, Renoir and Matisse.Museu Paulista or Museu do Ipiranga (Paulista Museum or Ipiranga Museum)
The Ipiranga Museum (estd. 1895) is situated close to the site where Emperor Pedro I had proclaimed the Brazilian independence from Portugal on 7 September 1822 in Sao Paulo. Inspired from the Versailles Palace in France, Ipiranga Museum has a collection of 100000 pieces of furniture, clothing and artwork related to the Brazilian Empire.Ibirapuera Park
Inaugurated in 1954 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the city, Ibirapuera Park is one of Latin America's largest city parks and is home to Southern Hemisphere’s first Planetarium. Other attractions here are ‘The Obelisk of Sao Paulo’, which is the symbol of the Constitutionalist Revolution of 1932 and is flanked by three museums, a music hall, an auditorium, a gymnasium, an agricultural palace, two soccer courts and a Japanese pavilion.