About Campinas


Let's have a look around into background of Campinas

Let’s have a look around into the background of Campinas.

  • Region: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Latitude: -22.9
  • Longitude: -47.0833333
  • Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -2 hours

Weather in Campinas

  • Climate: Humid subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to July

Location

Campinas is a Brazilian municipality in São Paulo State, part of the country's Southeast Region. It is the 14th most populous Brazilian city and the 3rd most populous municipality in São Paulo state. The city's metropolitan area, Metropolitan Region of Campinas consists of 20 municipalities with a total population of around 2,976,433 people.

The meaning of the word Campinas is grass fields in Portuguese. It refers to its distinguishing landscape which in the beginning comprised of large stretches of dense subtropical forests, mainly along the rivers.

Distance from Campinas center to Airport

  • Viracopos-Campinas International Airport
  • Driving Distance: 15 miles / 24 km
  • Driving Time: 31 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Viracopos-Campinas International Airport, Campo dos Amarais Airport for general aviation
  • Rail: Estacao Cultura Railway Station
  • Road: Bus – Terminal Multimodal de Campinas

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Hortolandia
  • Sumare
  • Jundiai

Emergency Contact Numbers in Campinas city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 193/ 190/ 192
  • Airport: Viracopos-Campinas International Airport [ +55 19 3725-5000 ]
  • Hospital: Vera Cruz Hospital [ +55 19 3734-3000 ]

Events

Let’s step into the extensive list of To Do’s in Campinas.

  • Kaballah Festival
  • Campinas Tattoo Fest
  • Brazil Tap Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Parque Portugal
  • Torre do Castelo
  • Maria Fumaça Campinas

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cinépolis
  • Coral Pio XI
  • Top Cineplex

Visit Top Restaurants in Campinas

  • Bellini Ristorante
  • Cantina Fellini
  • Maialini

Top Shopping Centers in Campinas

  • Ventura Mall
  • Shopping Parque Dom Pedro
  • Iguatemi Campinas

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museum of Natural History of Campinas
  • Ameríndia Arte Indígena
  • Botanical Garden of the Agronomic Institute

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Tiramisu - Bellini Ristorante
  • Lazanha tre-funghi com molho branco - Cantina Fellini
  • Cotoletta - Maialini

Sports Club

  • Campinas Tennis Club
  • Genoma Colorado Campinas - Soccer club
  • Associação Atlética Ponte Preta - Football Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 11.25 R$ / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: 4.85 R$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 2,464.29 R$
  • Cheap meal: 25.00 R$
  • Gasoline: 3.64 R$ / liter
  • 3 course meal: 100.00 R$
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