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Address: Strasse zum Monte Verde von Mindelo, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde

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We took a taxi towards the mountain. The taxidriver wanted to bring us all the way to the top. That was not necessary, because we wanted to walk the final part. It was a clouded... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacob R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a taxi towards the mountain. The taxidriver wanted to bring us all the way to the top. That was not necessary, because we wanted to walk the final part. It was a clouded day, so sadly we didnt have a good view of the island, but when the clouds were gone the panoramic view was amazing. We couldnt... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

You can climb this hill, but I recomend you to go by car, as it is a long climb. The ay we went it was a bit cloudy, so the views were not very clear, but you can see Mindelo and Bahia das gatass from the top

Thank MarinaF73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

A #MUST see & feel for those who are planing to visit Cape Verde! Monte Verde (Portuguese... green mountain) is the highest one in S.V, with its 774 meters high! It is possible to take a glimpse at around 60% of this beautiful contrasting volcanic island, and to see the City of Mindelo, Monte Cara, Baía das Gatas, Norte de... More 

Thank SCV Tours E
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Accessible by car up to very close to the summit. Alternatively, you can walk using Pitt Reitmaier's map or hiring a local guide. Park next to the telecom station (armed soldiers, no jokes). Walk around its left side and you'll be on the summit in 15-20 min. No special equipment needed. In fact, you'll be walking across vegetable fields, among... More 

Thank txekos
Witney, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

W were able to drive almost to our top on a stone road, and then walk to the summit. It was extremely windy! There could be good views from the top, but it was quite cloudy when we were there. Much of the top has a communications station, which is restricted and guarded. There is however a reasonable path round... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

The mount verde is an easy hike from Mindelo, you can actually walk there from the city. The path that goes up is wide and ok for taxi all the way to the top because there is some kind of military base up there. So don't expect to go to the very top, you'll have to stay a few meters... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

I visited Monte Verdi during a cruise to South America.We went on a trip from the ship and the views were stunning travelling on a very long cobbled road ,winding up to the top.The views were breathtaking ,although very windy,well worth a visit.

Thank Dianne L
Dakar, Senegal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

Nice view on top road up is good but the winds were tough. But the prize at the end and half way makes it worthwhile.

Thank Bastiaan2014
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2016

We were just so lucky with clear skies. Only on the island for a few hours we took a local taxi for a tour and were rewarded with some great views, particularly of the harbour area. It is a bumpy road but perfectly acceptable and well worth the effort.

Thank Alan L
Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

It is a long cobbled road which runs from Mindelo up to the top of green mountain, quite narrow in parts with steep slopes in many parts and many bends, some hairpins and with vertiginous drops on the side. It's an experience to drive but it is easily driven. We went up by coach with a group but others went... More 

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