Historical City Tour of Pelourinho and Panoramic City Tour with Lunch

Walking on the streets in the Historical District of Salvador feels like being taken back to ancient times in Brazilian history. Visit the first fort that was built at the entrance point of the bay of All Saints to protect the city from an attack. A stop at the city center is a must for anyone staying in Salvador da Bahia! And after a formidable lunch with tasty local food, you'll be captivated by Salvador's extraordinary architectural heritage and history on this half day
guided city tour. Salvador da Bahia, known as the "Happy City", is considered the cultural capital of
Brazil. From religion to sports, this family friendly sightseeing tour has something for everyone!

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9 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop off in most hotels located in Salvador
    • Professional guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Lunch - A delicious buffet lunch with local food at a high rated restaurant of Salvador
    • Entry/Admission - O Coliseu Bar e Restaurante
    What's excluded :
    • Barra Lighthouse Museum Entrance Fee
    • Entrance fees to museums, churches or any other attractions.
    • Drinks
    • S. Francisco Church Entrance Fee
    • Gratuities
    • Lacerda Elevator Entrance Fee
    • Entry/Admission - Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia
    • Entry/Admission - Sao Francisco Church and Convent
    • Entry/Admission - Elevator Lacerda
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, Largo do Farol da Barra s/n Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-650 Brazil

    After pick up from the hotels, we head to Santo Antonio da Barra Fort, built in 1536 to protect the Bay of All Saints. 162 years later it gained a lighthouse to guide the boats coming to the coast, the "Farol da Barra", which still works to the present day

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rua do Forte de Sao Diogo S/N Porto da Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia 40130-170 Brazil

    Then we will visit São Diogo Fort, from where you have an incredible view of All Saints Bay

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Largo do Campo Grande ( Praca 2 de Julho ), Centro Campo Grande, Salvador, State of Bahia 40080-120 Brazil

    We will pass the Corridor of Vitória, Largo do Campo Grande (one of the circuits of the carnival), and 7 de Setembro Avenue.

    Stop At: Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia Brazil

    From there we will continue our tour to the Pelourinho (Historic Center of Salvador), stopping at Municipal Square which has a panoramic view of the Lower City (Lacerda Elevator, Commerce, Salvador Harbor and Mercado Modelo)

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Praca da Se, Salvador, State of Bahia Brazil

    Stop at Sé Square, a place that keeps ruins of the first Basilica of Brazil located next to Salvador's first Archbishop's Palace.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Largo do pelourinho, R. Maciel de Baixo, 36 - Pelourinho, Salvador - BA, 40026-240, Brazil

    We continue the City Tour towards Largo do Pelourinho, where there is the Rosário dos Pretos Church and the Jorge Amado House Foundation.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sao Francisco Church and Convent, Praca Padre Anchieta Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 41810-830 Brazil

    We head to the São Francisco Church and Convent, considered one of the most unique and rich expressions of Brazilian Baroque.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: O Coliseu Bar e Restaurante, Pcaanchieta, 9 - Terreiro de Jesus, Salvador - BA, 40730-106, Brazil

    We will have a stop for a delicious lunch buffet with tasty local food.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Elevator Lacerda, Praca Tome de Souza, S/N, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-900 Brazil

    After lunch, we will start the tour through the Lacerda Elevator , a public urban elevator with 72 metres connecting the lower city to the upper city. You will get amazing views of the city!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mercado Modelo, Praca Visconde de Cayru 250 Comercio, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-975 Brazil

    Modelo Market, a popular market featuring more than two hundred shops selling a variety of arts, crafts & souvenirs, plus restaurants. We will stop for shopping for around 30 minutes.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, Praca Sr. do Bonfim, s/n, Senhor Do Bonfim, State of Bahia 40415-475 Brazil

    Then we will go to the Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim (Our Lord of Bonfim, Most Devoted Saint of Bahia), where you can take the opportunity to tie your ribbons with 03 wishes and make your prayers.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Praia da Ribeira, R. Domingos Abreu Viêira, 20 - Vila Ruy Barbosa, Salvador - BA, 40420-850, Brazil

    We will meet the new Orla da Ribeira and you will have the option to try the eccentric flavors of the famous Ribeira Ice Cream (not included). Have you ever tried tapioca ice cream?

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Forte de Nossa Senhora de Monte Serrat, Rua Santa Rita Durao Ponta de Humaitá, Salvador, State of Bahia 40425-000 Brazil

    Visit the Mont Serrat Fort (Important 17th Century building) where we will have one of the most beautiful views of the city of Salvador.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Dique de Tororo, Av. Vasco da Gama. S/N0 Tororó, Salvador, State of Bahia 40050-115 Brazil

    Continue to the Dyke of Tororó with 08 sculptures of the most important Orixás of the African Religion, the work of Baiano Artist Tati Moreno.

    Pass By: Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Ladeira da Fonte das Pedras, Salvador, State of Bahia 40050-565 Brazil

    At last you will get a panoramic view of the modern Fonte Nova Soccer Arena.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in Salvador. Please stay at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before the scheduled time for pick up.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.
    • S. Francisco Church Entrance Fee - BRL 5.00
    • Barra Lighthouse Museum Entrance Fee - BRL 15.00
    • Lacerda Elevator Entrance Fee - BRL 0,15 (Make Sure to Bring Brazilian Money Coins)
    • Entrance fees are approximated and subject to change without notice
    • Light clothes and comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Additional measures might be added to our list of procedures as we receive guidance from the local health and safety authorities and as more information becomes available. And some of these restrictions might be lifted at some point in the future if we are authorized to do so by local authorities
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Gray Line Brazil

Activity ID: V-2484P262

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