Pico Do Fogo (Chã das Caldeiras), Cape Verde

Sao Filipe – Fogo Island

Enjoy a walking tour around Sao Filipe, a just short drive from the pier.

Included in your cruise
  • Travel back in time and discover colonial traditions.
  • Visit the market, which is the heart of the city and local gathering point.
  • Learn about the culture at the Memory House.
  • Stops for refreshment
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

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  • Notices

    Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

Learn about the Sao Filipe’s history on a guided tour. See the colonial style houses known 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 Our Lady of Conception Church and hear about religion here. At the Memory House and the Museum, learn about the history of Cape Verde, especially Fogo Island.

The old photos, equipment’s, objects, and tools themselves have their own stories to tell. After your visit, enjoy a coffee break with traditional drinks and snacks. You will visit a local producer’s little coffee house, where you can 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, cobblestone, or gravel.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No