Study Abroad in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Study Abroad in São Paulo: Cultural Excursions

Juquehy (Day trip)

Included in program fee

Students take a day trip to Juquehy Beach, located in the north coast of the state of São Paulo, approximately 150 km from the city of São Paulo. The stunning beaches are perfect for swimming, surfing and relaxing in the sunshine.

Includes transportation and lunch.

Embu das Artes (Day trip)

Included in program fee

The colorful colonial town of Embu is known as the handicraft capital of São Paulo. The Feira de Artes and Artesanato de Embu (Arts and Handicraft Fair of Embu) was launched in the late 1960s and it has been attracting tourists from all over the world ever since. You will have the chance to explore the open fair, shops and art galleries.

During the visit you will also see the Museu de Arte Sacra, a former Jesuit school which was founded in 1730. You will also see the Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosário, a rare example of Baroque architecture.

Includes transportation and lunch.

Optional Visit to Rio de Janeiro (3 Days - $745)

Fly to the exhilarating city of Rio de Janeiro also known as cidade maravilhosa (marvelous city) and stay in a hotel in the famous Copacabana or Ipanema district.

The next day, visit the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer located at the top of Corcovado Hill. Then continue up to Pão de Açucar (“Sugar Loaf Mountain”) which has become one of Rio’s main attractions due to its sheer height and unmistakable outline and from where you will have unparalleled panoramic views of the city.

The next morning, enjoy free time before returning to São Paulo.

Fee includes flights, transportation, accommodations, breakfast, lunch and entrance fees as indicated. Students must enroll and pay for this excursion by April 1. Students who apply after the deadline may enroll subject to availability. If a minimum enrollment of 10 is not achieved, the tour may be cancelled. Once paid for in the U.S. optional excursions are non-refundable except in the event of cancellation.

Dates and itineraries for all excursions are tentative and subject to change.