Attractions

Historic Site in Tarrafal

Tarrafal Concentration Camp

On the main highway about 1km before the centre of Tarrafal is the ominous former Tarrafal Concentration Camp. Here Portuguese authorities used to hold and interrogate political prisoners during the 1940s. It shut d…
National Park in Tarrafal

Parque Natural Serra da Malagueta

Parque Natural Serra da Malagueta encompasses the dramatic, tumbling ridges 15 minutes' drive back along the road to Praia. There are a number of spectacular and fairly well-signposted walking trails that weave up a…