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$176.97 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Full Maio Island Tour (All Inclusive)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Porto InglêsSunday is the best day to visit the unknown paradise of Cape Verde. The ferry will leave the port of Praia at 7 am and you will be staying 2 hours on board until you arrive to the island of Maio. The island of Maio has only 269 km² and it is the flatest island on Cape Verde. It has one of the most beautiful unknown beaches of Cape Verde like the inevitably its white sanded Rotcha Beach. The colonization of the island stems from the exploitation of salt, which has been exported to several countries like Brazil for example, an activity that continued until the 19th century. At the same time, agriculture and grazing have been maintained. Next to the village of Porto Ingles there is a fort built in the 18th century to protect the island from pirate attacks. The island of May is one of the most beautiful and poorest of the Cape Verde Islands, with good natural tourist conditions. Although it is one of the driest islands, Cape Verde's largest forest area is a 3,500-hectare spot, composed mainly of acacia trees and the result of a reforestation plan. Do not ask, go ahead.Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Praça Calheta do MaioVila Do Maio Walking TourSalinas do Porto InglesCentro HistoricSao Jose FortressMain SquareOur Lady of the Light churchDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Cabo Verde Casa - Maio VacanzePraia linda com areia branca e agua cristalina. Ideal para quem necessita repousar com toda tranquilidade ouvindo somente o barulho das ondas do mar que deixem o ardor do sal da ilha por toda parte. Banhar aqui é simplismente inexquecivel.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tropical Maio, Vila do Maio, MaioAqui é sem duvida a melhor opção para o almoço. Local tranquilo e acoliente.Duration: 2 hours

$45.67 Cultural & Theme Tours

PRIVATE TOUR ATLÂNTICO - CASCAIS SINTRA & ERICEIRA

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Cascais Marina, Cascais, Lisbon District, Central PortugalIn this tour we will visit three villages also distinguished by belonging to a Saloia region, located by Cascais following the Guincho that is part of the natural park of Sintra. Cascais with a large stretch of sand, a mountain range of Sintra and the dunes give an internationally recognized landscape.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Guincho Beach, Cascais, Lisbon District, Central PortugalIn this tour we will visit three villages also distinguished by belonging to a Saloia region, located by Cascais following the Guincho that is part of the natural park of Sintra. Cascais with a large stretch of sand, a mountain range of Sintra and the dunes give an internationally recognized landscape.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Farol do cabo da Roca, Sintra, Sintra Municipality, Lisbon District, Central PortugalContinuing by the Cape of Rock that is the most Western point of mainland Portugal, as well as continental Europe.We can pass through a vast number of beaches in Sintra such as Praia da Adraga, Praia da Grande, Praia Pequena, Praia das Maçãs, Azenhas do Mar, Praia da Aguda, Praia do Magoito and São Julião Beach, also known as Praia Foz of Falcão, the river of Foz do Falcão personifies the natural border between the Vilas of Sintra and Ericeira.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Praia das MaçãsContinuing by the Cape of Rock that is the most Western point of mainland Portugal, as well as continental Europe.We can pass through a vast number of beaches in Sintra such as Praia da Adraga, Praia da Grande, Praia Pequena, Praia das Maçãs, Azenhas do Mar, Praia da Aguda, Praia do Magoito and São Julião Beach, also known as Praia Foz of Falcão, the river of Foz do Falcão personifies the natural border between the Vilas of Sintra and Ericeira.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lugar das Piscinas das Azenhas do Mar, Azenhas do Mar, Sintra Municipality, Lisbon District, Central PortugalContinuing by the Cape of Rock that is the most Western point of mainland Portugal, as well as continental Europe.We can pass through a vast number of beaches in Sintra such as Praia da Adraga, Praia da Grande, Praia Pequena, Praia das Maçãs, Azenhas do Mar, Praia da Aguda, Praia do Magoito and São Julião Beach, also known as Praia Foz of Falcão, the river of Foz do Falcão personifies the natural border between the Vilas of Sintra and Ericeira.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ericeira Sup, Ericeira, Mafra, Lisbon District, Central PortugalLet's take a stroll in Ericeira, considered as a surfing reserve, full of grilled fish, tasty seafood, beautiful beaches, and for its traditional cakes, we can enjoy all this and much more of this Vila facing the sea ...Duration: 2 hours

$68.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Nazaré Big Waves & Medieval Óbidos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Praia da Nazare, Nazare, Leiria District, Central PortugalNazaré is the most typical fisherman’s village in Portugal. It manages to keep many of its traditional activities both as an identity statement and a touristic magnet. Either way, it’s rooted in the community and feels authentic. The shell-shaped bay beach front is admirable and protected by a 318m cliff, where the view is superb.The already internationally well-known village was launched into stardom by American professional big wave surfer Garrett ‘GMAC’ McNamara. In November 2011 he caught a 24 m (78-foot) wave at Praia do Norte, Nazaré, entering the Guinness Book of Records. Since then, Nazaré has become a cult location for big wave surfers and surf lovers from everywhere in the world.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Obidos Village, Obidos, Leiria District, Central PortugalÓbidos’s medieval uniqueness is exceptional. The remarkable preservation of the castle and village within walls is rare. Furthermore, through the cobblestone winding streets and amongst small random houses other historical monuments are found intact. Visiting Óbidos is a fulfilling and unparalleled heritage experience.Duration: 3 hours

$54.80 Outdoor Activities

HIKE CALHAU BAY DAS GATAS LITORAL AREA half day WITHOUT LUNCH

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productThe tour starts at Calhau Fishing Village and cuts to Praia Grande, from Praia Grande to the termination point of the Tour is the entire north coast zone namely Praia Grande, Praia do Norte and Baia das Gatas. Along the way the mix of landscapes, lights and colors and clutter of waves in the turquoise sea is any phenomenal.Pass By: Mercado municipal mindelo, sao vicente, Mindelo, Sao Vicente

$68.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Nazaré Big Waves & Medieval Óbidos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Praia da Nazare, Nazare, Leiria District, Central PortugalNazaré is the most typical fisherman’s village in Portugal. It manages to keep many of its traditional activities both as an identity statement and a touristic magnet. Either way, it’s rooted in the community and feels authentic. The shell-shaped bay beach front is admirable and protected by a 318m cliff, where the view is superb.The already internationally well-known village was launched into stardom by American professional big wave surfer Garrett ‘GMAC’ McNamara. In November 2011 he caught a 24 m (78-foot) wave at Praia do Norte, Nazaré, entering the Guinness Book of Records. Since then, Nazaré has become a cult location for big wave surfers and surf lovers from everywhere in the world.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Obidos Village, Obidos, Leiria District, Central PortugalÓbidos’s medieval uniqueness is exceptional. The remarkable preservation of the castle and village within walls is rare. Furthermore, through the cobblestone winding streets and amongst small random houses other historical monuments are found intact. Visiting Óbidos is a fulfilling and unparalleled heritage experience.Duration: 3 hours

$296.85 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

FOGO - FULL DAY EXCURSION TO THE VOLCANO ISLAND

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Parque Natural do Fogo, FogoTransfer to Praia airport and 30 minutes flight to Fogo. The local guide will meet you at the São Felipe airport and start the full day tour visiting the Natural Park, an important tourist attraction in Cape Verde with an impressive landscape. Stroll through the Villa de São Felipe, among sobrados, colonial buildings, market and much more. We visited the church, the House of Memory, and the square.We stop in Forno, we will visit one of the areas where the method of drip irrigation is used, a technique adopted by farms on the island to minimize the effect of drought. We continue to Achada Furna to visit the communities where houses were built for the population of Chã das Caldeiras after the eruptions of 1995 and 2014. Many of the inhabitants have returned to Chã das Caldeiras. Then, we will stop at Cabeça Fundão, from where we will have a beautiful view of the old crater and the landscape of mixed colors.Finally we arrive at the Natural Park of Chã das Caldeiras that has an incredible view from the highest point of Cape Verde. Time to visit one of the two villages destroyed in the 2014-2015 eruption. Almost 100% of the houses, schools, restaurants and hotels were completely destroyed, but people have rebuilt everything again. We stopped to have lunch at Casa de Marisa. After lunch, we take the time to try the traditional wine Chã das Caldeiras, better known as Manecon, and you will have the opportunity to buy Fogo coffee, one of the best in the world. Flight back to Santiago and transfer to your hotel.Stop At: Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceicao sao filipe, Sao Filipe, FogoWe visited the church, the House of Memory, and the square.Duration: 1 hour