|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$22.41|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 205.35|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$4.48|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$1.34|
Brazil and the city of Sao Paolo are vibrant and energizing destinations for a vacation with a lot to see and do. There are some wonderful places to stay and Campinas is just one of several possibilities for visitors. Whether you are visiting for football or culture Campinas makes a great base for a vacation. The cheap flights to Campinas are the icing on the cake and make this a really affordable place to go.
In Campinas there are some great places to shop and one of the most interesting and colorful is the Central market which is full of fresh produce and a superb place to people watch. The cathedral is another attraction in Campinas and in particular the wooden carvings made with jacaranda wood. For a wonderful view of the downtown area why not go to the Castelo Water Tower and look out from the top. The Bosque dos Jequitibás is a beautiful wooded area in Campinas which is very much like a rain forest and also has a natural history museum. By looking online visitors will see that Flighthub has the best deal to Campinas and is excellent for the wide range of bargains that are available.
Anyone visiting Campinas should head to Anhuma Station where the Historical Railway Society of Campinas man a variety of steam trains. These provide journeys through the countryside to places such as the coffee farms. In the mountains surrounding Campinas there are some lovely spa towns including Serra Negra and these make interesting days out from the city. There are good hikes in this area too for those who enjoy walking and bird watching is really popular. The cheap flights to Campinas are just the start of a wonderful vacation on a budget.
There are some excellent restaurants in Campinas which serve both Brazilian and international cuisine. Small bite size sandwiches are a specialty here called angel mouth cuts. The torta holandesa is a dessert worth trying and originated in Campinas. Drinking local coffee is a must do here and all part of the experience of getting to know the city.