Sao Paulo

Flights And Sights

Flying To Sao Paulo With American Airlines

Get ready to indulge in the many sights, sounds and tastes of Brazil's financial hub when you take an American Airlines flight to São Paulo. You'll need to store your energy for this gourmet and nightlife capital, which also ranks as the world's 10th richest city, when you fly to São Paulo with American Airlines.

Get lost along the pedestrian streets of old downtown, the Centro.

View some of the city's most important cultural and financial landmarks along skyscraper-filled Avenida Paulista. Art lovers should stop in at the Museu Arte São Paulo, which contains the finest collection of Western art in Latin America.

Shop the neighborhoods known collectively as the Jardins

Check out the city's top shopping district where Rua Augusta meets Rua Oscar Freire. Along your walk, stop in H. Stern for Brazil's best jewelry or in Patrimônio for Brazilian antiques.

Find a respite from the city commotion in Ibirapuera Park

Home to many cultural attractions including the Museu de Arte Moderna, Planetarium, and Obelisk of São Paulo, all designed by Oscar Niemeyer. If that's not enough, the OCA Auditorium is also located here. You can come here to walk, jog, bicycle or have a picnic with the family.

Indulge in one of the many culinary hot spots around this cosmopolitan town

Choose from Bahian, Middle Eastern, Portuguese, Spanish or even Thai restaurants in this city known for its strong immigrant cultures. There's even a little Italy neighborhood as well as a little Japan, which offer you opportunities to sample both types of cuisine.

Dress your best for an evening in Vila Madalena

A trendy dining and nightlife district that attracts artists, designers, and fashionable Paulistas. Start the night with a cold chopp (draft beer) and people-watching before heading to one of the rocking nightclubs. If you have energy left, hit the other hotspot, Vila Olímpia, but remember—most locals don't show up at a club before midnight.

Book your flight to Sao Paulo with American Airlines today to see some of Sao Paulo's best attractions.

More Things to Do in Sao Paulo

Follow American Airlines as we go off the beaten path to discover more things to do in São Paulo. Join bronzed Brazilians at one of São Paulo's many white-sand beaches within driving distance, test your soccer prowess, and learn more about this country's longstanding African heritage. American will be with you every step of the way.

Head out of São Paulo to one of the many beaches dotting the Atlantic coast

Skip over the crowded Guarujá beaches for the gorgeous harbor and beach gardens of Santos Beach. Pay tribute to famed Brazilian soccer player Pelé at a memorial here, and stop by the nearby village of São Vicente, Brazil's oldest town.

Visit the largest Japanese community outside of Japan in Liberdade

Sample delicious fresh sushi, check out one of the many Asian grocery stores, and visit the informative Museu da Imigração Japonesa. Don't miss Sundays, when a lively outdoor market takes over the neighborhood square.

Visit to São Paulo's Football Museum

Brazil will host the 2014 World Cup, and it's no surprise why. Located inside the Pacaembu Stadium, this interactive space celebrates the country's stellar football history with photos and videos of World Cup highlights and its most loved stars. See the shirt Pelé wore during the 1970 World Cup Final.

Save time for the Museu Afro Brazil

Celebrate the cultural achievements of Africans in Brazil, including slaves and their descendants. The museum, blessed with beautiful natural light, exhibits more than 3,000 works, including biographies, photographs, artwork and artifacts of writers, painters, politicians and other accomplished Afro-Brazilians.

Escape to otherworldly Águas de Lindóia

Located about 100 miles from São Paulo near the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, this hot springs town offers natural thermal baths, spa services, and a water park, as well as opportunities for horseback riding and hiking in the surrounding mountains.

Book a flight to Sao Paulo with American Airlines today to discover more things to do in Sao Paulo.

View more destinations

American Airlines Vacations