Meet your guide at the pier for a stroll through the lovely colonial harbour city of Mindelo. You will get a first-hand experience of the Cape Verdean daily life, hear about the island's history, visit markets and see colonial houses and monuments.
From the pier, walk along the harbour to Praça Nova. After visiting the square, continue to along the famous Rua de Praia with traditional shops and monuments like Diogo Afonso and Torre de Belem, the cultural centre (former customs) and the fish market.
Visit the African market at Praça Estrela with Portuguese azulejos, passing the traditional quarter with the town hall before visiting the Portuguese-style church Nossa Senhora da Luz and the vegetable market. Walk back to your ship along he historical main street Rua de Lisboa with its colonial style homes and shops.