Sports and Leisure
São Paulo offers a wide variety of tourism, cultural and sporting alternatives, either in the city area, coastal or inland. The State's excellent road network enables easy and safe travel between towns and regions. The accommodation on offer in São Paulo ranges anywhere between luxury resorts, economy hotels, seasonal lease of apartments and campsites.
It is possible to attend international level cultural events the year over, taking in large regular events which include the Art and Book Biennials, the International Film Festival and others. São Paulo also offers a huge variety of international standard bars and restaurants, as well as many movie theaters and theaters, museums and cultural centers.
On the coast and inland, various Paulista counties offer a wide choice of options for cultural, tourism, sporting and leisure activities. The State's beaches please the most demanding of visitors and more rural areas offer alternatives such as waterfalls, caves, nature parks and historical buildings.
The State offers sports enthusiasts a variety of clubs, sports centers, stadiums and soccer schools for children and young people. Prominent among them are the Ibirapuera sports complex, situated next to the capital's largest park, and the Arena Corinthians, where the games hosted by the State of São Paulo in the 2014 Fifa World Cup.