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Address: Strasse zum Monte Verde von Mindelo, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
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Full-Day Tour of Sao Vicente from Mindelo
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We went by car and the view from the top of Monte Verde, about 780 meter high, is great on a clear day. You see Mindelo and Baia das Gatas and part of the Baia Norte. Gardens... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Orkanger, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went by car and the view from the top of Monte Verde, about 780 meter high, is great on a clear day. You see Mindelo and Baia das Gatas and part of the Baia Norte. Gardens along the road to the top, saw people working in their small gardens, a great trip

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Chennai (Madras), India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We can say Cap brown and not green. Very windy. Don't go ther by walk. You will be desapointed. Take a car, it will be enough if you want to see the wonerfull view. It's a joke, the view is terrible. You will find a lot of big antenna

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Wesel, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy the view over the ocean, the nature and small scale gardens of the locals growing their own food

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

Great to photograph but they kept us there for at least half and hour. The Islands tourist industry is in its infancy, but they need to improve.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

To get to know the island of Sao Vicente besides the beautiful capital of Mindelo we booked a taxi and found one with a driver, who happened to be an excellent guide at the same time, speaking passable French: Ivandro, originally from the island of Santo Antao. Since the peak of Monte Verde was covered in clouds we didn't go... More 

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Beautiful views toward the top of the mountain. The road is winding to the high areas and it is constructed with stones manually.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

The only worthwile attraction on the little island of Sao Vicente. Nice excursion with great views. The road is a real feat of engineering and takes you up the highest hill of the island, passing beautiful flowers, small agricultural plots and lots of butterflies.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 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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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

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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 

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