Guided tour

São Vicente: Guided City Tour of Historic Mindelo

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

São Vicente: Guided City Tour of Historic Mindelo

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

From US$ 47.50 per person

Discover the highlights of São Vicente island's capital with a local guide. Explore the colorful town of Mindelo, discover the historic city center, visit popular markets, and mingle with the locals.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Private or small groups available


  • Discover the local markets and their variety of products and souvenirs.
  • Explore the historical and culturally-rich city of Mindelo
  • Wander around the colorful buildings and learn about the local history
Full description
Start with pickup at your accommodation or Mindelo Port for Cruise Ship Passengers, and meet your professional guide. Embark on a tour of the main sights of the city and learn about the history of São Vicente's capital, a historic and culturally-rich city with beautiful colonial buildings. Take a guided walking tour through the city center to the island's popular markets, stroll through the colorful stalls, soak in the variety of sights and scents, and mingle with the locals. At the fish market, observe the trade among the locals and meet some of the local sea creatures. Purchase some souvenirs and take pictures of the historical monuments while your guide enriches your knowledge of the local culture and history. After learning about Mindelo and the history of São Vicente, be returned to your hotel or Mindelo Port.
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Mindelo or Port of Mindelo
  • Transportation
  • Guide/Driver
  • Liability insurance
  • Personal Expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Note that the Municipal Market is closed on Sundays and holidays.
  • A moderate amount of walk is included.

Product ID: 425892