MICHELIN Travel Discover the world
Home > > > > Salvador Travel Guide

Leaving for Brazil


Where to sleep?

View 63 hotels for Salvador

Salvador Travel guide Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

Brésil, Bahia, Salvador - Pelourinho old town, carnival
Enlarge map
Logo LeGuideVert

Salvador Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended : Michelin's recommendations


Salvador is a cultural melting pot, and its unique energy and the friendly welcome from the locals certainly leave their mark on visitors. But its history at the heart of triangular trade has also left its indelible mark: the multiple influences of Bahia's cuisine, the candomblé ceremonies, the omnipresent rhythms of percussion and the sparring of capoeira are a constant reminder of the subtle mix of African and Portuguese cultures, which is at play here and especially evident in the Pelhourino area. Outside the city, the islands off the bay make for inviting destinations…

View 23 Tourist attractions Salvador

Tourist attractions Salvador : Things to see and do

  • The Cidade Alta, or upper town, is Salvador's historical centre. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991, the area has steep cobbled streets, where many gems are hidden away: churches, museums and several hundred colourful 17C and 18C colonial houses..

  • The Largo do Pelourinho is located in a street in Old Salvador. Its name comes from the pelourinho (pillory) that stood here during colonial times, and it was the place where slaves were punished before the masses. Today, this picture-perfect locatio..

  • The original church was destroyed by a fire in 1788 and has been replaced by this Rococo building (1803). The showpiece of the Igreja da Ordem Terceira do Carmo, is a cedar carving of Christ (1730), inlaid with rubies to represent 2 000 droplets of b..

View 23 Tourist attractions Salvador Top of page
View 63 Hotels Salvador

Hotels Salvador

  • Studio do Carmo Boutique Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Ladeira do Carmo 17 BR - Salvador BA 40301-410

    Prix Prices from : 189 BRL

    Set in a colonial building from the 18th century in the Pelourinho district, this boutique hotel provides personal attention in several languages. Salvador Historic centre can be reached within 200 metres. The Studio do Carmo Boutique Hotel is locat..

  • Hotel Solar do Carmo

    Rua Direita de Santo Antonio, 108 BR - Salvador BA 40301-280

    Featuring a terrace with breathtaking views of Todos os Anjos Bay, Solar do Carmo is just 600 metres from Salvador’s historic centre of Pelourinho. It offers home-made breakfast and hot tub with sea views. The delicious buffet breakfast features fre..

  • Hotel Cruz do Pascoal

    Rua dos Marchantes, 05 BR - Salvador BA 40301-430

    Hotel Cruz do Pascoal is located in Salvador, just 9 minutes' drive from the famous Pelourinho Historic Centre. Offering views of colonial-style buildings from the city, the hotel offers free WiFi access and a terrace for guests to relax. Each brigh..

View 63 Hotels Salvador Top of page

Top of page