Trancoso is a town located in the Porto Seguro municipality, within the state of Bahia, in Brazil. It is famous for its isolated white sand beaches, which give a sense of serenity and beauty.
Trancoso is also known as the summer home to renowned artists Elba Ramalho, and Gal Costa, amongst others.
Everything in Trancoso happens in the Quadrado, the town square, which in actuality is a rectangle.
Colorful houses, and a 16th century Catholic Church surround the square. There are numerous bars and restaurants in Trancoso that are frequented by tourists from all over the world every year