Salvador is one of the oldest cities in the Americas and was once the capital of Brazil. Fly to Salvador in the incomparable care of Alitalia's Italian culture and discover a historic and dynamic city waiting for you.
Flying to Salvador is the perfect way to get a substantial taste of Brazil's colonial past. The Historic Center is home to numerous brightly-painted ancient buildings of interest and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You must also see the “Elevador Lacerda,” the huge, phenomenally attractive outdoor elevator dating from the 19th to early 20th centuries that connects the upper and lower levels of the town. It's famous all over Brazil! The city is also home to a huge stretch of glorious beaches which many argue are amongst the very best in the world. When you travel to Salvador, sample the excellent local seafood-based cuisine, which has been heavily influenced by African traditions and spices.
The Salvador Carnival, usually held in February, is cited as the world's largest street party with anywhere between two to four million attending the week-long party. If you book your flight tickets to Salvador outside of carnival period, it should be easy to find a cheap hotel in Salvador too.