9 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

9 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

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9 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Boa Vista
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Cidade Velha, Santiago
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Ilha do Sal
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Di Curralinho.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boa Vista trip itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Boa Vista is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Boa Vista, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Boa Vista, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cidade Velha.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia de Santa Mónica ©
Praia de Santa Mónica
Praia de Chaves ©
Praia de Chaves
Cabo Santa Maria ©
Cabo Santa Maria

2
nights
Cidade Velha, Santiago

Cidade Velha ©
Cidade Velha is a town in the southern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora da Graca, get to know the fascinating history of Avenida 5 de Julho, then visit a coastal fixture at Farol de D. Maria Pia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Sao Francisco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza Real de San Felipe, then contemplate the long history of Se Catedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue Banana.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cidade Velha holiday planner.

Getting from Boa Vista to Cidade Velha by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Cidade Velha can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Ilha do Sal.

Things to do in Cidade Velha

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Praia
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Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario
Rue Banana ©
Rue Banana
Convento de Sao Francisco ©
Convento de Sao Francisco

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casino Royal and Nazarene Church. The adventure continues: stroll through Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra, kick back and relax at Pedra de Lume Beach, make a trip to Eliseu, and look for gifts at L'Alambic Cabo Verde.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ilha do Sal trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Cidade Velha to Ilha do Sal takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ilha do Sal are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia de Santa Maria ©
Praia de Santa Maria
Ponta Preta ©
Ponta Preta

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