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Parintins, Brazil Luxury Cruises

Parintins is a township of just over 80,000 that has become one of the cultural hubs of the Amazonas region. Although it is larger in size than many of the ports on the Amazon River, it still retains the vibrant heart and soul of the locales that are scattered up and down the world's most famous river.

Over 200 years old, this lively township has held an idyllic commune with nature since its inception, its buildings surrounded by lush jungles and greenery as far as the eye can see. And then of course, there are the magnificent waters of the Amazon minutes away from the centre, with boats of all descriptions travelling its majestic expanse day and night. If you were looking for the authentic side of Brazil, this is a fantastic place to start.

Sightseeing in Parintins

The Parintins Waterfront

The life and soul of the town resides within its picturesque waterfront, which has an incredible fervent energy. The locals tender their colourful yachts ashore, ferries unload cargo, and fishing boats bring in their catches, all while all sorts of items are bought and sold among the locals. IF you're looking for a different side of Brazil than beach resorts and skyscrapers, this is undoubtedly the place for you.

Catedral Nossa Senhora do Carmo

This awe-inspiring cathedral is one of the tallest buildings in Parintins- a testament to its quaint size- and its central tower can be seen from anywhere within the town. Wonderfully adorned with brightly coloured pillars on its exterior, this magnificent building is just as intriguing on the inside. Altar inlaid with gold leaf, and carvings of religious figures in vaulted alcoves on either side of the church, while a series of pillars painted by local artists depict everything from the journeys of John the Baptist to the last supper, adding vivid splashes of colour to the cavernous interior.

The Parintins Mountain Ridge

Once you've explored the fast-paced thrills at the centre of town, make sure to head to the outskirts, strap on your hiking shoes, and venture up the northern wilderness trail to the Parintins Mountain Ridge. Standing at 152 metres high, this ridge is flecked with colourful stony outcrops and mossy ledges that make it an outstanding sight. If you wish to head down the slope of the mountain, you will be rewarded by a visit to the crystal clear Valeria Lake.

Shopping in Parintins

Parintins has no real branded or franchise stores to visit, but the township is filled with craftsmen looking to sell their wares. Look out for tribal wood carvings and authentic garments weaved completely by hand.

Eating out in Parintins

The authenticity of Parintins means it doesn't have commercial eateries. The delectable bonus to this however is that you can choose to indulge in fresh fish caught daily by the local fisherman. Simply head down to the harbour to enjoy fresh seafood which was caught hours, if not minutes before. The amount of fishmongers on the waterfront means you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining.

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1 Amazon & Atlantic Isles
07 April 2019 - 26 nights

Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Boca Dos Botos | Parintins, Brazil | Santarem, Brazil | Guajara, Barzil | Devils Island, French Guiana | Charlottvile, Tobago | Castries | Bridgetown, Barbados | Santa Cruz (Tenerife), Canary Islands, Spain | Puerto De La Estaca, El Hierro, Canarias, Spain | Santa Cruz (Tenerife), Canary Islands, Spain | Arrecife, Canary Islands | Casablanca, Morocco | Tangier, Morocco | Portimao (Algarve) - Portugal | Lisbon, Portugal more

Fly Cruise£5759pp
Cruise Only£5699pp
2 Amazon & Caribbean Sunsets
07 April 2019 - 10 nights

Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Boca Dos Botos | Parintins, Brazil | Santarem, Brazil | Guajara, Barzil | Devils Island, French Guiana | Charlottvile, Tobago | Castries | Bridgetown, Barbados more

Fly Cruise£3459pp
Cruise Only£2599pp
3 Ultimate World Cruise
31 August 2019 - 244 nights

London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) | Dublin | Liverpool | Holyhead | Belfast | Ullapool | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Edinburgh | Invergordon, Scotland | Lerwick | Bergen | Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Reykjavik | Nanortalik | Qaqortoq | L'anse Aux Meadow | Saguenay, Canada | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec | Montréal, Québec | Quebec City, Quebec | Saguenay, Canada | Gaspe, Quebec | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Boston, Massachusetts | Boston, Massachusetts | New York | New York | New York | Hamilton | Hamilton | Antigua | Roseau | Basseterre | Philipsburg, St Maarten | Tortola | Charlotte Amalie | San Juan | San Juan | San Juan | Bridgetown, Barbados | Iles Du Salut, French Guiana | Santarem, Brazil | Parintins, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Recife | Salvador De Bahia | Rio De Janeiro | Rio De Janeiro | Montevideo | Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires | Montevideo | Puerto Madryn | Stanley | Stanley | Ushuaia | Punta Arenas, Chile | Puerto Chacabuco | Puerto Montt | Valparaiso | Valparaiso | Valparaiso | La Serena | Iquique | Arequipa | Pisco, San Martin, Peru | Lima | Quito (Manta) | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Puerto Quetzal | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | Los Angeles | Los Angeles | Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia | Tahiti, French Polynesia | Tahiti, French Polynesia | Bora Bora | Rarotonga | Tongatapu, Tonga | Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji Islands | Bay Of Islands, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Rotorua, New Zealand | Napier | Wellington | Christchurch | Dunedin | Hobart | Melbourne | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Whitsunday | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali | Semarang (Borobudur) | Bandar Seri Begawan (Muara) | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Xiamen | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Haikou, China | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Manila | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Koh Samui, Thailand | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | George Town (Penang) | Colombo | Colombo | Cochin | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Muscat, Oman | Aqaba | Luxor (Safaga) | Alexandria, Egypt | Valletta, Malta | Tunis (La Goulette) | Cagliari | Algiers | Murcia, Spain | Granada (Malaga) | Strait Of Gibraltar | Porto | Dover (London), England | London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) more

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4 Miami to Miami
23 November 2019 - 25 nights

Miami, Florida | Gustavia | Castries | Port Of Spain | Santarem, Brazil | Boca Da Valeria | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Parintins, Brazil | Alter Do Chao | Devils Island, French Guiana | Bridgetown, Barbados | Antigua | San Juan | Punta Cana | Miami, Florida more

Fly Cruise£4799pp
Cruise Only£4279pp
5 Rio de Janeiro to Miami
17 December 2019 - 20 nights

Rio De Janeiro | Recife | Alter Do Chao | Boca Da Valeria | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Parintins, Brazil | Santarem, Brazil | Castries | Gustavia | Miami, Florida more

Fly Cruise£8619pp
Cruise Only£7469pp
6 From the Caribbean to the Amazon
21 December 2019 - 21 nights

San Juan | San Juan | Bridgetown, Barbados | Iles Du Salut, French Guiana | Santarem, Brazil | Parintins, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Belem, Brazil | Scarborough | Castries | Antigua | St. Thomas | San Juan more

Fly Cruise£5490pp
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7 From the Caribbean to the Amazon
20 February 2020 - 21 nights

San Juan | San Juan | Bridgetown, Barbados | Iles Du Salut, French Guiana | Santarem, Brazil | Parintins, Brazil | Parintins, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Belem, Brazil | Scarborough | Castries | Antigua | St. Thomas | San Juan more

Fly Cruise£6390pp
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8 From the Caribbean to the Amazon
09 January 2021 - 21 nights

San Juan | San Juan | Bridgetown, Barbados | Iles Du Salut, French Guiana | Santarem, Brazil | Parintins, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Belem, Brazil | Scarborough | Castries | Antigua | St. Thomas | San Juan more

Fly Cruise£6290pp
Cruise Only£5990pp
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