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Santo Antão - Spectacular Nature


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Experience Santo Antão on this rigorous, full day excursion and enjoy a guided walk over the mountains to discover Santo Antão's highlights and get marvelled with the volcanic landscape.
  • Panoramic drive across the mountains.

  • Enjoy a picnic at the Paul Valley.

  • Visit Ribeira da Torre.

  • Several photo stops on the way.

Once arrived to Santo Antão Island, you will enjoy a panoramic drive along the former trade bizarre mountains, tropical green and rural life. Visit the volcanic crater called “Cova Crater” with its agricultural plantation. From the edge of the crater you hike down to Paul Valley through banana, sugar cane and coffee plantations and enjoy a picnic in the middle of the nature. Enjoy the impressions of rural life and spectacular views into different valleys, and formations of volcanic mountains. 

Visit Ribeira da Torre one of the most beautiful places in Santo Antão and afterwards, at the village of Ribeira Grande you will have your local lunch.  Next you will visit a traditional distillery where you will have the opportunity to taste the production of the local liqueur Grogue, a drink for the most courageous souls.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate light clothing and comfortable shoes.

  • Walking information: Plain, cobblestone on irregular paths.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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