São Paulo Congonhas Airport Car Rental
Meant to connect São Paulo to the rest of the South of America and of the world, São Paulo Congonhas Airport was founded in 1919, but it went into operation after some years, in 1936. Even though it is not too large, many flights to other Brazilian destinations, such as Rio de Janeiro, or to farer destinations, such as Buenos Aires or Bogota, depart and land here.
About 10 km from the city centre, the airport will allow you to get there in a few minutes thanks to the car rental service at São Paulo Congonhas Airport.
São Paulo: what to see
São Paulo is a very big city and every corner hide curious and enchanting points of interest, which narrate the story of this Brazilian centre.
The first thing to visit is surely the Avenida Paulista, the most lively and important street in São Paulo, where you can find shops, bars and many points of interest such as art galleries and museums. Right here you can find the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP), where you can admire ancient and contemporary masterpieces by artists like Raffaello, Monet and Picasso, but it is also interesting to discover local artists who still today produce art works that are exhibited in the museum every month. Besides sculptures, paintings and murals, you can also admire curious and provocative exhibitions, which often give the visitors the opportunity to directly interact with the artwork.
If you would like to see other artistic witnesses, you can get to an area in the district of Vila Madalena, where you can admire wonderful murals, result of the fantasy and the manual skill of the inhabitants of São Paulo.
The Brazilian city offers some public parks where to spend time outdoor: one of these is Parque Villa Lobos, a space that, even if it is smaller than other parks of the centre of São Paulo, offers a green oasis where to chill out after a long stroll, perhaps listening to the live music played by the bands in allocated spaces.
In the evening, the streets of São Paulo are enlivened by lights, parties and music, but if you would like to enjoy a more glamour atmosphere you have to the Theatro Municipal. Inspired on the Opéra of Paris, this beautiful building dates back to the early XX century and over the years it has preserved all its charm; in addition to being a wonderful place to be visited, it offers also ballets, drama plays and theatre shows with international singers and actors.
With a different theme, the Museu do Futebol is beautiful and important as well for the city of São Paulo. This place is entirely dedicated to the history of football, with videos, pictures and heirlooms. Even if you are not passionate about this sport, you will find this museum very interesting and funny; you can, indeed, test your strength kicking a ball in the Body Game Room.
All these attractions are in the city centre, that you can easily reach taking advantage of the car rental at São Paulo – Congonhas Airport, so that you can move from a point of the city to another in short time.
São Paulo and surroundings
You just have to take advantage of the car rental service at São Paulo – Congonhas Airport to freely move in the surroundings of the Brazilian city. Near the town you can find, indeed, many wonderful places, perfect for those who want to immerse in the wild and splendid nature of Brazil. Ilhabela island is one of these: near the Brazilian coast, this destination is part of a fascinating archipelago where you can enjoy of crystal-clear waters and unforgettable excursions.
Ubatuba is a town close to São Paulo and is very popular among the tourists thanks to the beautiful wood that surrounds it. Moreover, here you can find more than 80 beaches, from the largest ones, more easily reachable, to the most hidden and wildest ones: if you love excursions, you can commit to discover the lesser-known ones. Ideal for families, Campinas is instead a village near São Paulo, where you can find zoos, parks and lakes, perfect for a day out.