São Paulo

São Paulo is Brazil’s largest city and the world’s seventh largest. This makes it a significant destination for business and pleasure travellers around the world who want to get a taste of Brazil and South America. The city of São Paulo is capital to the state of the same name. It is particularly rich in historical, political and cultural value, giving visitors an authentic, memorable experience of a fascinating country.

Because of its heritage and history, São Paulo is home to a number of statues, parks, museums and galleries. These create the perfect ambience in which to wander, while taking in the sights and sounds of this destination.


Situated in Southeastern Brazil, São Paulo is known for its unpredictable weather conditions. Its climate is a typically monsoon-influenced one. Summer temperatures average between 17 and 28 degrees Celsius, while winters are between 11 and 23 degrees Celsius. Generally, São Paulo is wet, with the summer season having a higher rainfall than the winter one.

As such a significant city and tourist destination, São Paulo hosts a number of fabulous events throughout the year, inviting visitors from all over the world as its guests.

Some of the most popular attractions within the city include:

• Paulista Avenue
• Banespa Building
• Catedral da Sé (the metropolitan cathedral)
• Edifício Copan (the ‘moving’ building)
• Estação da Luz (a historical railway station dated as far back as 1895)
• Ibirapuera Park
• Liberdade (the Asian district of the city)
• Pátio do Colégio (the founding site of the city)
• The Sao Paulo Museum of Art
• The Sacred Art Museum
• The University of Sao Paulo
• Bixiga (an Italian hotspot in the heart of Brazil)

For more information, please visit: www.brazil.org.za/sao-paulo-city


Opalatur, the Official Travel Partner of IRONMAN 70.3 Brazilian circuit, will be offering travel packages to this 70.3 IRONMAN to make your trip perfect and stress-free.

Travel Package includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Early Breakfast on race day
  • Daily local transportation to race site
  • Pre-race dinner on Saturday at the hotel
  • Professional Bike Mechanic Service (adjustments)
  • 2 CO2 Cartridges for Race Day
  • Opalatur Welcome Package
  • VIP Race Day Hospitality Area
  • Exclusive Recovery Area
  • Opalatur staff to assist you onsite


  • Round Trip Airport Transportation
  • Bike Assemble & Bike Pack

More information: opalatur@opalatur.com.br