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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
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
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
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
We went up with a tour (from Green Line Tours CV) - many don't go *all* the way to the top, so ask first. We loved it, but if you don't like roads with steep drop offs, this might not be for you (there are...More