People-watch on the glorious beaches of Litoral Norte, experience colonial Brazil in the charming streets of Embu, and explore the rainforest-covered mountains that back on to the bottle-green Atlantic ocean. From relaxing days in a trendy Sao Paulo cafe to adventurous days exploring Brazil's largest island, Footprint focuswill help you pick the most rewarding places to explore in this diverse region. Jam-packed with information about the city's lively art and music scene, passionate sporting events such as the Brazilian Grand Prix, and spectacular scenery, this guide also provides up-to-date recommendations on where to eat and sleep and how to get around this vibrant region. Featuring the top attractions of the city and lesser-known excursions, this concise guide is ideal for those looking for both culture and adventure. Up-to-date recommendations of great places to stay and eat. Includes information on the region's eclectic festivals. Highlights map of the region plus detailed street maps and metro map of Sao Paulo. Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Brimming with advice on how to navigate this buzzing metropolis, this Footprint focusguide will let you tantalise your taste buds in the city one day and lounge on a pristine beach the next. The content of Footprint focusSao Paulo guide has been extracted from Footprint's Brazil Handbook.
Alex Robinson is a writer and photographer based in Brazil and the UK and has worked for numerous magazines, publishers and broadcasters, including Departures, Condé Nast, The Financial Times, Wanderlust, the Discovery Channel and the BBC.
Table of Contents
(1) São Paulo city – Centro Historico, Luz and north of the centre, Avenida Paulista, Liberdade and Jardins, South of Jardins, West of Jardins, East of Jardins, Excursions from São Paulo; (2) Santos and São Vicente, Litoral Norte, Ubatuba, Litoral Sul.