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Praia: Guided Historic Walking Tour & Lunch with Locals

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Discover the historic center of Plateau and its marvelous colonial architecture. Enjoy a delicious lunch in an authentic atmosphere and get closer to the original soul of the city and its people.


  • Visit the Plateau and its colonial buildings
  • See the municipal market with its variety of fruits and vegetables
  • Get lost in Santiago Island's largest souvenir market
  • Eat the most famous and traditional dish of Cape Verde
  • Choose between a shared group or private tour


Get picked up at your accommodation in Praia, them depart to the Dona Maria Pia Lighthouse. Take stunning pictures from the top of the lighthouse, surrounded by big cannons installed to protect the island from the attack of famous pirates such as Francis Drake and Jacques Cassard.  Next, forward to the historical center of Plateau and start the walking tour through the Jaime Mota Military Barracks, passing by the Presidential Palace, and the Alexandre Albuquerque Square. In the Municipal Market (closed on Sundays), meet locals and find a diverse range of local fruits and vegetables. Explore the largest souvenir market to be found in Cape Verde, Sucupira Market.  Finish the tour with a special touch of the local gastronomy in an authentic settlement. Enjoy a delicious lunch and get closer to the original soul of the city and its people. The tour ends with disembarkation at your accommodation in Praia.


Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Praia Transportation Tour Guide Lunch (Main course with fish or meat, rice, vegetables and water) Liability insurance

Important Information

  • • Note that a small amount of walking is involved.
  • Please bring a hat, comfortable clothes, sunscreen and local currency for souvenirs shop
  • Shared Group Tour option is subject to a minimum of 2 participants. In the event that the minimum number is not met, we reserve the right to propose an alternative date; to charge an extra fee to run the tour privately or to cancel a customer's booking for a full refund

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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