Santa Maria: Local Markets and Street Art Walking Tour

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Discover how Santa Maria developed from a small fishing port to Cape Verde's largest tourist city as you explore the local fruit and vegetable market, street art, bars, and drinks on this guided tour.


  • Learn about the history of salt extraction that gave the name to this island
  • Discover the reasons that made Santa Maria the most touristic city in Cape Verde
  • Stroll around the local neighborhoods to get a glimps of the Capeverdean culture
  • Visit the colorful street art and wander around the fruit and vegetable markets
  • Taste a Cape Verde drink or enjoy a beer to relax and savor the local atmosphere


Explore the markets and discover the street art of Santa Maria on a walking tour. Begin with pickup at your hotel, then head to the city center. Check out the fishing port, and see the fish markets. Marvel at the beach, have a drink, then head back to your accommodation at the end. Start with pickup from your hotel to ensure safe transport and avoid delays and then head to the center of Santa Maria city. Get to know the fishing port and its crystalline waters, and observe the fishermen and fish sellers in their activities. Right next to it is the most beautiful white sand beach in Cape Verde. Then, visit the neighborhoods where the locals live and this is undoubtedly the most interesting part of the tour, some of the walls portray the art and culture of these Capeverdean people, its colorful fruit and vegetable markets reflect the richness of the gastronomy from cape verde. During this amazing city tour, take some time to taste a cape verde drink and enjoy the local flavor. At the end, go back to your hotel.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Professional multilingual tour guide insurance liability Local drinks (beer, caipirinha, or soft drink)

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