Museum in Praia

Museu Etnográfico de Praia

This one-room museum has a small collection of traditional Cape Verdean artefacts and a few treasures hauled up from the many sunken ships. An occasional temporary exhibit focuses on a theme.
Notable Building in Mindelo

Centro Cultural do Mindelo

Inside the old customs house, the cultural centre houses changing exhibitions of local arts and culture and has a great little shop selling local crafts, music and books.
Gallery in São Filipe

Dja'r Fogo

A must-stop for visitors interested in history, culture and coffee. Run by a local artist who splits his time between Lisbon, Paris and Fogo, it serves as art gallery, cafe, information point and launch pad for info…
Fortress in Cidade Velha

Fortaleza Real de São Filipe

Monastery in Cidade Velha

São Francisco monastery and church

Distillery in Vila das Pombas

Trapiche Ildo Benrós

Museum in São Filipe

Museu Municipal

Pop into this airy colonial mansion with two floors of exhibits, showcasing old photographs, traditional music instruments, sewing machines and sundry items. You can watch the 28-minute film about the 1995 volcano …
Landmark in Sal

Pedra do Lume

Volcano in Cape Verde

Mt Fogo

Cape Verde's highest peak (2829m/9382ft), the conical, cinder-clad Mt Fogo, rises dramatically out of the floor of an ancient crater known as Chã das Caldeiras. A scenic, cobbled road, punctuated by hamlets wit…
Historic Building in Mindelo

Town Hall