Pico do Fogo Cha das Caldeiras, Cape Verde Islands

Sao Filipe – Fogo Island

With a short drive from the pier enjoy a walking tour around Sao Filipe.

Included in your cruise
  • Travel back in time and discover the old times and colonial traditions.
  • Visit the market, heart of the city and social meeting point of citizens.
  • Learn of the culture at the Memory House.
  • Refreshment stops.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

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  • Please note

    Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

Enjoy the experince and learn about the history of S. Filipe City by going on a guided tour, you will see the colonial style houses, know as “Sobrados”, many of which have been restored. The walk also includes a visit to the municipal market where you will learn about the local fruits and vegetables. Visit S. Filipe Mother church and hear about the religion. In the “Memory House” and Museum, you will learn during your visit about the history in Cape Verde generally and especially in Fogo Island.

The old photos, equipment’s, objects, tools will tell you millions of stories. After your visit you will enjoy a coffee break with traditional drinks and snacks. You will visit little coffee house of local producer where you may also buy coffee.

Practical information: 

  • Language: English and Portuguese

  • Included: Local products, snacks and drinks

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes

  • Walking information: The surface is plain, rocky, cobblestoned or on gravel paths

  • Wheelchair accessible: No