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Strasse zum Monte Verde von Mindelo, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
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All reviews santo antao great view walk up enjoy the view paved road extra layer highest hill clouds taxi ride views island landscape harbour wind
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our host @Georgette provided us a 1/2 tour of the island of Sao Vincente starting with the Alto Fortim a pleasant but graffiti covered decaying old fort up high in Mindelo but then proceeding to Monte Verde a site that is actually green and provides...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for an activity to do in Sao Vicente and ended climbing the monte verde. The hike is easy in a paved road. It is quite nice as it is across plantation but be careful with the weather as we had very low...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank agathebob
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

great view from the top. Crazy drive up there but we'll worth it. Passed a load of crazy fools walking up there.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank allenja
Reviewed 11 March 2018

One of us walked up and took the same amount of time as the others who drove up, stopping to look for birds and take photos. It is quite windy on top but go past the security guards with rifles, round the outside of the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Janet M
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is worth the bumpy journey on the rough road from Mindelo just for the views of the main town and harbour and the surrounding mountains. The landscape is volcanic and barren withvery little to see except a few goats and run down buildings. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Hired a taxi for a 2.5hr tour of the Island which included going up Monte Verde. An interesting journey up the twisty volcanic paved road. You cannot go right to the top but the views are good especially looking down on Mindelo & across to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank IslandMichele007
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Stunning. No more words to describe it. Definately worth a ride to see it. A taxi will take you there in 15min for some 10€

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Ruuta R
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The highest hill of the island is worth to visit - od+f course, due to great views. But be sure therea re no clouds at the top, as you might not see much... Taxi is the most comfortable option

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank izif_37
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Grab a bus from Mindelo and journey to the cut off that winds its way up this hill. Or you can ret a cab and drive up but the experience will not be the same. We met fellow hikers, jogger, wild herb harvesters and had...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Among the light clouds you have a fabulous view of large parts of the island.Do check before you go up whether the clouds are not too thick.

Date of experience: April 2017
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