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Santiago Island Day Trip

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  • Day Trip
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  • 8 hr

The trip will be a unique and unworkable trip because we offer a high quality product where you can learn a little about the fantasist island of Santiago also with a driver with years of experience that will ensure that your trip has quality, comfort and safety.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Farol de D. Maria Pia

D. Maria Pia Lighthouse, also known as Ponta Temerosa Lighthouse or Praia Lighthouse is a Cape Verdean lighthouse located at Ponta Temerosa, on the west side of the port entrance of Praia, the capital of Cape Verde. It is located in the parish of Nossa Senhora da Graça, about 3.5 km SSE from the city, on Santiago Island.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Standing out for its gastronomic service, the Eco Centro's cuisine invites you to enjoy typical dishes of Santiago Island gastronomy and other house specialties. The food is cooked in a wood stove. As a center for ecological promotion, the space brings environmentally friendly educational technologies. Here you can also observe various animals, from horses to monkeys.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Assomada Market

In Assomada the market has two floors, selling the fruit, vegetables, bread and meat on the lower floor and the upper clothing and footwear. Even if you are not interested in anything that is sold on the 1st floor should go there to peek. From above we have a splendid view of the magnificent color and bustle of the main area. From here we can feel Africa.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Serra de Malagueta

Serra Malagueta is one of the most attractive tourist landscapes in the interior of Santiago Island. It offers a favorable environment for the practice of rural and adventure tourism. Sierra Malagueta is one of the highest points on the island of Santiago, rich in endemic species and overlooking exotic landscapes for stunning photos.

Duration: 30 minutes

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The course is located three kilometers from the village, in a place (ironically) called Chão Bom. A trip here is absolutely mandatory. As a Portuguese, she was especially interested, since the concentration camp is part of the history of my country. From a dark time, when dictatorship reigned. What is also called the Slow Death Camp began to receive opponents of the dictatorship of Salazar in 1936. Here 32 prisoners died and many more suffered ills that surely will have marked them for life.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tarrafal Beach

Tarrafal Beach is one of the 7 Wonders of the Tarrafal Municipality of Santiago. It is surely the most beautiful and most visited beach of the island. The beach is white sand, and certainly one of the most paradise of the archipelago, in a bay surrounded by coconut trees. With bathing options drink coconut water etc.

Duration: 3 hour

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In Ribeira Principal we pass in the middle of a valley with beautiful views of a huge banana plantation it flows completely within the municipality of São Miguel. Its source is in the mountains of Serra Malagueta. It usually flows north through the Principal Valley and joins the Atlantic Ocean near Achada Monte.

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The Rabelados (Portuguese Rebels) is a religious community that is found mainly in the interior of the island of Santiago de Cabo Verde. They were formed from groups that revolted against the reforms in the Catholic Church's liturgy introduced in the 1940s and isolated themselves from the rest of society, now facing the risk of extinction.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Calheta de Sao Miguel

The main urban center is the City of Calheta (Venice), where are the municipality administration and the main public services. According to INE, in the year 2000 Calheta had 4,967 inhabitants (including Venice and Ponta Verde).