Salvador de Bahia, Brazil

Salvador is a city on the northeast coast of Brazil and the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia. Salvador is located on a small, roughly triangular peninsula that separates Todos os Santos Bay from the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean. With a charming Old Town (a World Heritage Site), a vibrant musical scene and popular Carnival celebrations, it is considered one of the birthplaces of Brazilian culture.

A 100m cliff runs along the entire bayshore, dividing the city into Cidade Alta, up on the cliff, and the Cidade Baixa down by the bay. The former features Pelourinho, the old city center that features historical sites, colonial architecture and museums. Along its winding cobblestone streets visitors will find restaurants, bars, hostels, artisan shops and music/dance/capoeira academies.

Things to see and do

* Old city centre
* Salvador Historical Centre
* Churches & Monastries
* Mercado Modelo - the biggest handcraft center in Latin America
* Praça da Sé and the Terreiro de Jesus - two large squares

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Real (R$) (BRL)
Language – Portuguese
Population – 2,948,733 approx
Land Area – 706 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 55

Port Location - The Port of Salvador is located in the Bahia de Todos os Santos.

Transport Links – Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport is located 20 km (12 mi) north of Downtown Salvador. The road to the airport has already become one of the city's main scenic attractions.

Salvador's long-distance bus station is in the middle of the new city, 14km from downtown. Salvador is accessible via scheduled buses from all around the country and from Paraguay.

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Cruises from Salvador de Bahia, Brazil

Cruise Date Duration
Grandiosa, South America ex Salvador Return 01/12/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, South America ex Salvador Return 08/12/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, South America ex Salvador Return 15/12/20 7 nts
Preziosa, South America ex Salvador Roundtrip 16/12/20 13 nts
Grandiosa, South America ex Salvador Roundtrip 22/12/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, South America Cruise ex Salvador Roundtrip 29/12/20 7 nts
Preziosa, South America ex Salvador Roundtrip 29/12/20 15 nts
Grandiosa, South America ex Salvador Return 05/01/21 7 nts
Grandiosa, South America ex Salvador Return 12/01/21 7 nts
Preziosa, South America ex Salvador Roundtrip 13/01/21 14 nts
Grandiosa, South America ex Salvador Return 19/01/21 7 nts
Grandiosa, South America ex Salvador Return 26/01/21 7 nts
Preziosa, South America ex Salvador to Rio de Janeiro 27/01/21 2 nts
Grandiosa, South America Cruise ex Salvador Return 02/02/21 7 nts
Fantasia, Grand Voyage ex Salvador to Trieste 10/03/21 18 nts
Fantasia, Grand Voyage ex Salvador to Civitavecchia 10/03/21 14 nts
Grandiosa, Grand Voyage ex Salvador to Barcelona 16/03/21 11 nts
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