Vitória is tropical in climate and is rated very highly in Brazil's standard of living indices. An old city with a history going back to the mid-16th century, its wealth is based upon trade through its two ports and growing tourism. Flying to Vitória in one of Alitalia's extra-comfort seats will be an excellent start to your trip.
When traveling to Vitória, make a point of taking in the picturesque panoramic view of the bay from the surrounding hills. Visit the impressive Palácio Anchieta, once a Jesuit college, it is now a state government building. The chapel of Santa Luzia dates to around 1550 and is today an interesting art gallery. If you purchase airline tickets to Vitória looking for nightlife, try the dynamic culture of the fabulous Praia do Canto. Just across the bay you'll find Vila Velha – a pretty town with fabulous beaches.
Vitória hosts a colorful carnival in February, though it is smaller than those in the larger state capitals. You can find a cheap hotel in Vitória or in surrounding areas at most times of the year though prices may rise during carnival. Fly to Vitória with Alitalia to enjoy plenty of festivals and celebrations year-round.