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“santo antao”(4 reviews)
“great view”(5 reviews)
“walk up”(3 reviews)
Strasse zum Monte Verde von Mindelo, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
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All reviews santo antao great view walk up extra layer highest hill clouds taxi views road island landscape security journey harbour wind
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Reviewed May 14, 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.

1  Thank allenja
Reviewed March 11, 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

Thank Janet M
Reviewed February 26, 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

1  Thank Lynne C
Reviewed January 7, 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

1  Thank IslandMichele007
Reviewed January 3, 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€

1  Thank Ruuta R
Reviewed December 23, 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

Thank izi f
Reviewed December 13, 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

Thank Mark P
Reviewed May 8, 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.

1  Thank Kaysee007
Reviewed April 21, 2017

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

2  Thank babystepper
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Great view of the island after an interesting drive up. It's a windy island at best but up there is something else

Thank Chris W
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