Mindelo: Private Walking Tour with Local Food Tasting

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Explore the highlights of the colorful city of Mindelo on this private walking tour. Visit local markets, feel the Cape Verdean lifestyle, visit the Cesaria Evora museum and enjoy a food tasting.


  • Discover Cape Verde's typical street scene
  • Enjoy a local food tasting with goat cheese
  • Buy locally crafted souvenirs
  • Walk among Mindelo's highlights
  • Entrance to Cesaria Evora's museum included


The historical center of Mindelo city is the cultural heart of Cape Verde. The colorful houses, colonial buildings, the bustling city life and the cozy harbor provide the lively atmosphere. The guide will pick you up by your accommodation and walk you along all the highlights in Mindelo. This half-day tour is an ideal first introduction to the city. Discover the fish, fruit- and veggies market, the African square 'Praca Estrela', the pink people's palace, the townhall, the Torre de Belem replica, and much more. Stop in the local shops to buy hand crafted souvenirs or locally grown rum (Grogue) and coffee. The most famous singer of the island, Cesaria Evora is a real icon of Sao Vicente and her museum is not to be missed during the city tour. The museum can be closed at irregular times and not be able to visit might occur. The tour ends with a degustation of Cape Verdean products including goat cheese, hebiscus tea, papaya jam and couscous. Enjoy the tastes on this spectacular rooftop overlooking Mindelo bay. The guide will walk you back to your accommodation afterwards. Tip: ask the guide for tips on typical restaurants and music bars.


Hotel pickup and drop-off (by foot) Local food tasting Experienced local guide Entrance to Cesaria Evora's museum

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