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Salvador Travel Guide

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Where is Salvador?

Going someplace new is exhilarating — and a little bit intimidating too. Take some of the stress out of your travels by researching Salvador, starting with its location. It lies about 660 miles east of the national capital, Brasilia, and 16 miles southwest of Simoes Filho.

Places to Visit in Salvador

If you're pondering what should be first on your itinerary, look no further than Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra. It's so iconic that you can't possibly leave Salvador without swinging by! You wouldn't want to travel to Salvador without hitting up popular attractions like Porto da Barra Beach and Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim. These aren't for you? Well don't fret — you'll have plenty of choice here. Some more top picks are Sao Francisco Church and Convent of Salvador and Farol da Barra Beach. Appreciate the mix of meaning and beauty that only art conveys at Museum of Modern Art. Need some more options? Hunt down a great deal, purchase a memento or savor some local treats at Mercado Modelo. But wait, that's not all there is! Thinking of organizing an excursion to Boa Viagem Beach? If it looks like it's going to be windy, why not check to see if you can fly a kite there? Shorelines can be the most perfect place to launch one!

Car Rentals in Salvador

Adventure is calling, and there’s no better way to find it than with the freedom of your own wheels. See and do more by checking out car rentals in Salvador with Orbitz. If you're going to be arriving at Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport, you can just about rent a car on the runway. Avis is a good choice here. Movida Rent A Car is also worth checking out. Why bother navigating the city streets when you can just a rent a ride from a neighborhood outlet? Alamo Rent A Car at Av Amaralina 813 Amaralina in Amaralina is a fantastic choice. Perhaps you might also like to look into Sixt, located at Av Manoel Dias Da Silva, 1375.

Where to stay in Salvador – Hotel Accommodation

Snap up a place to crash and get ready for your epic adventure! Orbitz offers 126 hotels in Salvador. The Monte Pascoal Praia Hotel is one of our favorite top-end hotels. If it's already booked out, consider the Aram Yami Hotel, another terrific option. The Porto Salvador Hotel (Rua Barao de Itapoan, 60) and the Laranjeiras Hostel (Rua da Ordem Terceira, 13 - Pelourinho) are some budget options. Think about trying one if you'd like to save for exciting activities. If you and your buddies are planning to explore Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra while you're in town, why not surprise them by reserving accommodation at the Hotel Sol Barra? It's just 0.5 miles away. If they don't have any rooms available, consider the Grande Hotel da Barra, 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Salvador

After being stuck in a cramped seat all day, you'll be glad to hop off the plane and stretch out at Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport (SSA). Located 13 miles east of the downtown area, this is the main arrival point for those traveling by air.

Popular Places to Visit Near Salvador

Salinas da Margarida is a popular destination with adventurers. It can be found 18 miles from Salvador, and there's no lack of things to do. Sao Lourenco Fort is a great place to start learning the story of the area. Piedade Church and the Bica Fountain are also well worth visiting. If this doesn't appeal, try Sao Francisco Do Conde. Just 25 miles away, this area features other noteworthy attractions such as the Dona Cano Theater, Sergy River and Subae River. Spend the day here to visit them all!

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