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The Pelourinho is the heart of Salvador and one of the city's livelier nightspots. First, you can sample the local cuisine at a typical dinner and then walk around the colourful district and stop to drink a Caipirinha and listen to some live music. Salvador is famed for its Afro-Portuguese rhythms and vibrant Olodum music.

Some of our favourite places to visit and things to do in Salvador da Bahia
What to do in Salvador da Bahia

Special tour of Salvador

Our special tour of Salvador, for a more in-depth perspective on the city's culture, local life and history.

Olodum Rehearsal

Join the crowds at the weekly Olodum rehearsal and enjoy the music that provides the soundtrack to Salvador.

Cachoeira & Recôncavo

Journey down the Bahian Recôncavo to the historic town of Cachoeira, visiting a cigar factory and vibrant fruit market.