Santo Antão – Spectacular Nature
Experience Santo Antão on a rigorous, full-day excursion. Enjoy a guided walk over the mountains to discover Santo Antão’s highlights and marvel at the volcanic landscape.
Panoramic drive across the mountains.
Enjoy a picnic at the Paul Valley.
Visit Ribeira da Torre.
There will be several stops for photo along the way.
Level 3: Active - good mobility needed
7 hrs 30 min
Appropriate, light clothing, and comfortable walking shoes.
Upon arriving on the island of Santo Antão, enjoy a panoramic drive along the former trading route through the mountains, featuring tropical colors and scenes of rural life. Visit the volcanic crater called Cova Crater, which includes an agricultural plantation. From the edge of the crater, hike down to Paul Valley through banana, sugar cane, and coffee plantations. Here, you can enjoy a picnic in nature. Enjoy scenes of rural life and spectacular views into different valleys and volcanic formations.
Visit Ribeira da Torre, one of the most beautiful places in Santo Antão. Then, you will have lunch in the village of Ribeira Grande. Next, visit a traditional distillery where you will have the chance to taste the local liqueur Grogue, a drink for courageous souls.
Remarks/requirements: Appropriate, light clothing, and comfortable walking shoes.