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Located just south of the historic town of Porto Seguro, this sleepy village is rapidly becoming one of the most sought-after beach destinations in Brazil.

Horseriding on Praia dos Nativos, TrancosoThe original small fishing village still exists, and life there is centered on the main grassy square, with its charming whitewashed 17th century church, which claims to have held the first mass in Brazil.

Stretching away from the village are miles of wonderful beaches and some of the most chic beach accommodation in the country.

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Suggested itinerary featuring Trancoso

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Trancoso, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Our expert guides to exploring Trancoso

    Written by our specialists from their own experiences of visiting Trancoso, these guides will help you make the most of your time there. We share both our practical recommendations and the best ways to appreciate Trancoso at its best.

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    Accommodation choices for Trancoso

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Trancoso. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.