Private tour of the City of Embu - Art and Gastronomy - For up to 3 people


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Religious Heritage, Shopping


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



Italian (basic), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

A beautifull village close to São Paulo

In 1554, a group of Jesuits founded the settlement of Bohi, after M'Boy Mirin, halfway the sea and the São Paulo country area.
The artistic vocation of the city began to be projected in 1937, when Cássio M'Boy, image-maker of Embu, won the First Grand Prize at the International Technical Arts Exhibition in Paris.
The artistic tradition of the city was institutionalized and gained projection in and out of Brazil in 1964 with the First Hall of the Arts. At the same time, from the late 1960s, the city became the attraction pole for hippies, who exposed their artcrafts on weekends, giving rise to the Fair Arts and Crafts, which is held every weekend (the best time for doing this tour) from 1969 and which is a major driver of the tourist projection of the city.
* If your party is larger than 3, please contact me before booking anything and I will send you a customized tour with the updated price for that.


We will park the car near the historic center, to do a walk through the streets where lots of art galleries, rustic furniture and craft shops.
We visit the set Our Lady of the Rosary, with the Museum of Sacred Art.
As Embu das Artes has a wide variety typical Brazilian gastronomy and international cuisine, we recommend a stop in one of the best local restaurants to replenish energy and eat a typical dish: Leitão a Pururuca. .
They will certainly be taken away great memories, before we take you back to your hotel!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel in São Paulo

End location: Hotel in São Paulo

Duration: 5 hours

Depending on traffic conditions


Executive car: Ford Focus 2014 with air conditioning. Capacity for 3 people.

What’s Included

Other: Transportation up to 3 people
Tour Guide
1 bottle of water per person

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 Reais - Souvenirs and posible meal

What’s Extra

Other: Meals and Personal Expenses

A Recent Review of this tour

Our trip to the City of Embu was most efficiently planned with seamless transportation to this art colony from the port. Diogo had the most pleasant personality all day through... was a great source of historical information along the way. Highly recommend!
Sarah Drohan

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