WHEN TO GO

Bahia is known as the land of joy, and much of this is due to the grand celebrations that take place in Salvador. The mix of cultures makes Salvador a melting pot of art, exploding at certain times of the year.

For most time of the year, it is sunny in the capital and the cool clothes are not widely used there. In summer, the average reach 27 ° C in winter to 24 ° C. The time of year when it rains more runs from April to July.

Those who want the hustle and the scorching sun of Salvador should seek to know the city in summer (December to March). For those who prefer a quieter environment and less tumultuous, the most appropriate is to avoid the high season (December to the end of Carnival, July and August).

The already traditional festivals held in Salvador gain worldwide repercussions, such as Carnival. In the Barra-Ondina circuit are thousands revelers who follow behind more than 200 music block truck. If you want to secure a spot in next trio of your favorite artist or a private box for any of the days of Carnival, you have to plan everything in advance. In the week of Carnival, the city is packed with visitors.

The New Year’s Eve is another time when the city welcomes tourists. The turn of the year in Salvador is the most popular among the cities in northeastern Brazil. The festivities take place at various points of the edge of Salvador, but the highlight is the fireworks and concerts that take place at Farol da Barra Beach.

Religious festivals occur throughout the year, but the most traditional celebrations such as party Santa Barbara, the feast of Iemanjá and the Lavagem do Bonfim, occurring between December and the first quarter of the year. Of these, the most famous is the Lavagem of Senhor do Bonfim in Bahia that are followed by the people in procession, to endow smell of water and wash the stairs of the Senhor do Bonfim Church.

What to expect of the region?

Brazil Trip Specialist

Brazil Trip Specialist