South America Cruises
Journey to the South American continent and discover a land of beautiful beaches, passionate culture, intriguing history and wonderful food. Whether you decide to travel the east coast of Brazil or explore one of the many other cultural delights; Pullmantur will take you there on board a luxury cruise.
With a variety of Brazil-based cruises including the Towards the SouthEast Cruise; the Rio – Salvador – Buzios Cruise and the Reveillon Em Copacabana Cruise – there are a number of options available to help you explore this captivating South American giant.
Travel to Santos, located in Sao Paolo, where you will find the largest sea port in Brazil – where goods such as oranges, oil, bananas and cotton are brought to the world. Recife is hailed as the “Venice of Brazil” with many threaded waterways splitting the city into islands which are connected by more than 50 bridges. This charming metropolis on water is also a top tropical beach resort among tourists.
Located in the Bahia state is Salvador, a city which boasts a refreshing climate mixed with golden beaches and lush vegetation. This city is home to the densest concentration of Baroque architecture in Latin America and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Uruguay borders Brazil from the south and on board a Buenos Aires and Montevideo Cruise, you will be able to explore this country’s capital, Montevideo. This small but charming city is filled with beautiful parks and historic monuments and the old town of Ciudad Vieja is well worth a visit.
Below Uruguay lays the much larger country of Argentina and its capital, Buenos Aires.
To the north of the continent, you will be treated to a different perspective of this diverse continent. At the most northern tip of South America you will find Panama, where you can visit the second largest city of Colon. This duty free port is one of the largest free trade zones outside of Hong Kong and you can be sure to find plenty of shopping bargains here. This nation also has a colourful history of scavenging pirates who would brave the jungles to seek fortune in California.
Cartagena in Colombia, also to the north of the continent, is steeped in Spanish colonial history and the numerous monasteries, plazas and mansions all depict this nations’ past. One of the featured attractions here is the old town – which is surrounded by a city wall.
Buenos Aires has a strong European heritage thanks to a strong influx of Spanish and Italians during the 19th century and is home to many Parisian cafes. This city is the home of the Tango dance, which exerts passion and you’ll also find passion in the La Boca district – with many brightly coloured buildings. Football or soccer has a huge history in Argentina and it is worth extending your stay to be able to witness one of the many vibrant and exciting league matches.
Rio de Janeiro
The world famous Rio de Janeiro is an absolute must visit location for anyone visiting Brazil. This magnificent city mixes some of the best beaches in the world with amazing Samba music and a wonderful carnival atmosphere. Top it all off with a trip to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain; where the vistas will take your breath away.
Featured South America Cruises