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The Corda road - is one of the most beautiful tourist roads on the island of Santo Antao. It's 33 kilometers of pure delight: crazy serpentines, stunning views of mountains, gorges and valleys. Not to be missed on walking tours in Santo Antao!

Walking Tours in Santo Antao Island

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Santo Antao - The Island of Mountains

The Walking Tours in Santo Antao Island, benefits from the steep mountain range, deep and green valleys and the second highest (non-active) volcano in the archipelago "Top Coroa" being the most sought after island for adventure tourism and ecotourism in Cape Verde. The island is known as "the walker’s paradise" with over 300 km of well-marked trails. From the North to the South, and East to the West of Santo Antao Island, there are walking trails just waiting for you. If you are looking for a tailor-made Walking Holiday in Santo Antao Island arranged by a local operator specialized in Walking, Hiking Tours and Trips, we pride ourselves in being able to provide the highest quality and most innovative bespoke tours. We have carefully selected our walking trails so we can arrange your ideal holiday. Every walking holiday in Santo Antao Island that we offer features hand-picked overnight accommodation B&B’s and guesthouses of good quality. Each is unique and offers high levels of welcome and outstanding local cuisine. We also include daily door to door baggage transfers, guide book, detailed map and pre-departure information pack as well as emergency support, should you need it.

santo antao is known as "the walker’s paradise" with over 300 km of well-marked trails

Our list of Walking Tours in Santo Antao Island:


Santo Antao Classics Tours

If you don't have much time and want to get to know the island as much as possible... the beauty of the mountains, the valleys and the national dishes.



5 - Day North Coast Walking Tour

Medium-level volcanics walks to discover the natural treasures in the north of the island: Cova volcano caldera, the mountain ranges, valleys and the and the beautiful traditional villages.


Beautiful peaks among the high and mighty mountains the scenery will leave you breathless.

Santo Antao Classics Tours

The scenery will leave you breathless; beautiful peaks, high mountain and deep valleys, excellent opportunities for photography.



Santo Antao Mixed-Activity

This walking package offers the opportunity to discover the Cova volcano crater, observe closely the mythical Topo de Coroa volcano and travel in a traditional fishing boat. NEW



Santo Antao & Sao Vicente

The Full-day Tours offer you one day trip to visit culture, art and scenic panorama view with and stunning landscapes. 

DURATION: 1, 2 or 3 DAYS

paul valley

Santo Antao Classic Tour

Enjoy the highlights on this moderately active walking tour from volcano crater Cova to Paúl valley, across spectacular and diverse landscapes.



All Walking Tours Organized by Us

Our packages of Walking Holidays in Cape Verde Islands include pre-departure information pack, daily baggage transfers, mountains guide, accommodations, picnic-lunch, as well as all your comfort during walks.

DURATION: 8, 12, 14,.... DAYS


Communities seek to develop alternative forms of local use of marine resources. Conserving endangered species is part of an initiative that involves fishermen, divers and local populations.


Discover the most legendary sites of this island:

Choose one of the best walking packages on the Island of Santo Antao and let yourself be carried away by the charm of the island where the sun shines almost all year long and the mountains lose in the blue of the Atlantic! Discover the most legendary sites of this island: its mythical valleys, the historic town Ponta do Sol, the village Fontaínhas named by National Geographic Magazine the 2nd best location in the world, the beautiful north coast, the beach of the Bay of Tarrafal or even the Top Coroa National Park (volcano at 1979 meters altitude), a rich cultural heritage, the ideal cocktail for a dream walking holidays in Santo Antao Island.

Cape Verde in the eyes of our customers

Many people who have visited the archipelago share their testimonies with us and allow us to improve our services.

"I booked my itinerary direct with Alcinda via email from the UK. it encompassed all the accommodation, transfers. a good number of meals plus all the days pick ups and hiking with guide. I had"...


"What a fantastic adventure!We compliment you on your organisational skills that ensured the whole trip went smoothly from start to finish and your ability to re arrange our itinerary at short notice to allow us more time on Santo Antão. The walking"...

Philip Collins & Julie Harries 

"My sister and I had a wonderful holiday that was very well-organized by Alcinda at Walking in  Cape Verde. She communicated with us well about everything before our arrival. We were very happy with the itinerary",.... 

Berret & Caroline.
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