15 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

15 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

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15 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Boa Vista
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h
2
Ilha do Sal
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h
3
Praia
— 3 nights
Fly:  45​min
4
Sao Filipe
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Mindelo
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Geneva

2
nights
Boa Vista

Boa Vista ©
Sprinkled with sand dunes and pristine, sweeping beaches where turtles nest, the island of Boa Vista has been attracting more and more visitors looking to explore its remote trails and picturesque shore.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): kick back and relax at Cabo Santa Maria, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Curralinho, then kick back and relax at Praia de Chaves, and finally kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Mónica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): explore the fascinating landscape at Deserto de Viana, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Santa Monica, and then stop by Un click per un Sorriso - The Shop.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Boa Vista trip itinerary website .

Geneva, Switzerland to Boa Vista is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Geneva to Boa Vista is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Geneva in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Boa Vista, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha do Sal.

Things to do in Boa Vista

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Praia de Santa Mónica ©
Praia de Santa Mónica
Praia de Chaves ©
Praia de Chaves
Praia Santa Monica ©
Praia Santa Monica

6
nights
Ilha do Sal

Ilha do Sal ©
Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes.
Escape the urban bustle at C-Riders and Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra. Visit Pedra de Lume Beach and Praia Antonio Manuel Sousa for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: stroll through Project Biodiversity Turtle Conservation Hatchery, explore the activities along Buracona - Olho Azul, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Curral, and head outdoors with Shark Bay.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ilha do Sal trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Boa Vista to Ilha do Sal in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Ilha do Sal are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Praia.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Pedra de Lume Beach ©
Pedra de Lume Beach
Ponta Preta ©
Ponta Preta
Nazarene Church ©
Nazarene Church

3
nights
Praia

Praia ©
The capital and largest city of Cabo Verde, Praia represents one of the most renowned commercial centers in Africa.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Fortaleza Real de San Felipe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Sao Francisco, and finally steep yourself in history at Se Catedral. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida 5 de Julho, get engrossed in the history at Sala-Museu Amilcar Cabral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora da Graca, then kick back and relax at Quebra Canela Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archeology Museum of Praia.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Praia trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Ilha do Sal to Praia in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Praia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sao Filipe.

Things to do in Praia

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Cidade Velha
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Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario
Se Catedral ©
Se Catedral
Convento de Sao Francisco ©
Convento de Sao Francisco

few
hours
Sao Filipe

Sao Filipe ©
The second-oldest town in Cape Verde, Sao Filipe enchants visitors on their San Filipe holiday with intricately decorated colonial architecture and rich, black volcanic sands.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceicao sao filipe and then take an in-depth tour of Casa Da Memoria.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Filipe attractions planning app .

You can fly from Praia to Sao Filipe in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mindelo.

Things to do in Sao Filipe

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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2
nights
Mindelo

Mindelo ©
Situated on the northern tip of Sao Vicente island, the lively port town of Mindelo envelops crescent-shaped Porto Grande Bay and houses almost all of the island's population.
On the 1st (Sun), kick back and relax at Praia da Laginha, take in the exciting artwork at Art D’Cretcheu, and then kick back and relax at Praia de Bote. On the next day, hunt for treasures at Mercado de Peixe, then stop by Capvertdesign+Artesanato, then pause for some photo ops at Torre de Belem, and finally kick back and relax at Sao Pedro Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mindelo tour itinerary maker site .

Fly from Sao Filipe to Mindelo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. In June, daytime highs in Mindelo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mindelo

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Vicente, Sao Pedro Beach
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Sao Pedro Beach ©
Sao Pedro Beach
Praia da Laginha ©
Praia da Laginha
Art D’Cretcheu ©
Art D’Cretcheu

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