Franco da Rocha Vacations
Franco da Rocha is within easy reach of a range of colorful Sao Paulo’s well-known sights. The Parque Estadual da Cantareira and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Banished are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. Two other popular spots you’ll find close by Franco da Rocha are Flag Square and ITM Expo.
Franco da Rocha offers some interesting museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. There are many excellent destinations to take the family for a few hours such as Football Museum, the Casa Das Rosas and the Itau Cultural Institute. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the much-loved performing arts institutes such as Renaissance Theater, the Sala Sao Paulo and April Theater. Enjoy the fascinating displays at the Museum of Sacred Art.
If the weather is good get into the great outdoors and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Find a little peace in Parque Trianon, Youth Park and the Buenos Aires Park, one of the places where locals come to enjoy a little slice of tranquility.
Visitors to the Franco da Rocha area should not miss out on the Sao Bento Monastery, College Courtyard and Pedra Grande in Atibaia. For a relaxing change of pace, spend a little time at the area’s most important religious sites, such as the Church of St. Anthony.
Take a break from sightseeing and indulge in a game of golf at the Sao Francisco Golf Club in Osasco.
Hunt down a bargain, stock up on groceries or just people-watch at nearby fashion hotspots like West Plaza, the Shopping Center Norte and the Shopping Iguatemi Alphaville in Barueri.
Sports fanatics visiting Franco da Rocha should get tickets for Morumbi Stadium to see the Sao Paulo FC in action. On match days follow the river of red, black and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
When you’re ready to wind down after checking out the charms of Franco da Rocha, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Pullman SP International Airport (Ancient Caesar Park), Guarulhos, the Hotel Panamby Guarulhos, and the Novotel Sao Paulo Jaragua.