Ilha dos Frades and Itaparica Tour from Salvador da Bahia

Cultural & Theme Tours in Salvador

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Explore these islands and discover the best time and places to visit. A true Paradises in the middle of the “Baía de Todos os Santos” (All Saints Bay), which is considered an ecological reserve since 1982, the “Ilha dos Frades” (Priests Island) and Ilha de Itaparica  , shelters many beautiful natural resources.
Departing at 09.00 from the Maritime Terminal, the navigation is in calm waters, within the Bay of All Saints which is the largest bay in Brazil. The Island of the Frades is approximately 6 km long and is situated in the center of the Bay of All Saints, with beautiful beaches, mountains, lakes, and vegetation typical of the Atlantic Forest, although it is one of the smallest islands in Todos os Santos Bay.The Island of the Frades is 15-pointed star format. The name Frades comes from the memory of religious who tried to catechize the Tupinambás Indians and were devoured by them, because they were cannibal Indians. Among other cultural attractions are the Church of Our Lady of Lourete and the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, dating from the 17th century.When you'll  leaving the Island of the Frades you will visiting the Island of Itaparica, one of the largest islands in Brazil. It is the largest and most famous island of the Bay of All Saints. The arrival is at Praia de Itaparica, stop for lunch (own espenses), relaxing and enjoying this beautiful beach until the end of the afternoon with warm and shallow waters. Returning to Salvador, with arrival scheduled for 17:30.Itinerary:09h00: Departure from the Maritime Terminal at the Bahia do Comércio Nautical Center;10h40: Arrival at Ponta de Nossa Senhora Beach, Ilha dos Frades;12h40: Departure from P. N. Lady to Ponta de Areia, Itaparica01:30 am: Arrival at Ponta de Areia (Lunch and Bath)3:40 pm: Departure from Ponta de Areia to Salvador;17:30: Arrival at the Nautical Center Terminal.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks