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
Level 2: Easy
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.
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.