Route & dates
Start: Belo Horizonte
Porto Seguro— 1 night
Praia do Forte— 1 night
Salvador— 2 nights
Ferry to Salvador, Drive to Itacare
Itacare— 3 nights
End: Belo Horizonte
Wed, Jun 10 - Wed, Jun 17
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In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.On the 10th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Memorial da Epopeia do Descobrimento and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Passarela do Descobrimento, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Brasil, then don't miss a visit to Mucuge Street, and finally look for gifts at Terima Kasih.
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Belo Horizonte to Porto Seguro is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Porto Seguro, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Praia do Forte.
Things to do in Porto Seguro
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Praia do Forte
A small coastal village of 1,800 people, Praia do Forte possesses a paradisal charm with an undercurrent of adventure.On the 12th (Fri), kick back and relax at Forte Beach and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Projeto Tamar.
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Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Praia do Forte takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Praia do Forte are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salvador.
Things to do in Praia do Forte
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Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent, then visit Pelourinho, and then contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Farol da Barra, enjoy breathtaking views from Elevator Lacerda, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim.
To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salvador trip itinerary builder site.
Getting from Praia do Forte to Salvador by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Itacare.
Things to do in Salvador
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Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.On the 15th (Mon), kick back and relax at Jeribucacu Beach, kick back and relax at Ribeira Beach, then kick back and relax at Prainha Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Itacare Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Havaizinho Beach, then kick back and relax at Itacarezinho Beach, then kick back and relax at Praia da Tiririca, and finally look for gifts at Loja e Atelier E IDEIA.
For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Itacare online trip itinerary builder.
Getting from Salvador to Itacare by combination of ferry and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Itacare can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Itacare
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