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Shore Excursion: 3-Hour Guided Historic Tour of Praia & Cidade Velha

Location Santiago, Cape Verde
$59.99
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
Explore Praia on a guided tour of the Municipal Market and the city major historical sites. Visit Cidade Velha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and learn about the history of slavery in the first city built by Europeans in sub-Saharan Africa.
Shared Group Tour
Shared Group Tour
Pickup included
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 3 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Transportation
  • Liability Insurance
  • Pick- up and drop off at Praia harbor
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fee per person (€5 for Fortress)
  • Praia
    Get picked up at Port of Praia
  • Quartel Jaime Mota
    Visit and learn a little about the history of the Jaime Mota barracks
  • Presidential Palace
    Visit the presidential palace and enjoy its wonderful colonial architecture
  • Praca Alexandre Albuquerque
    Discover the oldest square in the city of Praia.
  • Mercado de Sucupira
    Explore Cape Verde's largest souvenir market, and experience the daily life of the Cape Verdean family.
  • Fortaleza Real de San Felipe
    Discover the ancient system of defense against pirate attacks.
  • Se Catedral
    Explore the ruins of the first Cathedral built by Europeans in Sub-Saharan Africa, followed by a panoramic view of the city center's colonial buildings from the top of Calhau fishing bay.
  • Rue Banana
    The walking tour continues towards the famous Banana Street with its beautiful traditional thatched houses
  • Praia
    The tour ends with drop-off at Praia Harbor.
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Please bring comfortable clothes, a hat and sunscreen
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Note that the Praia Municipal Market is closed on Sundays and the Fortress closed on holidays.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
    If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met,
    you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

    Shore Excursion: 3-Hour Guided Historic Tour of Praia & Cidade Velha

    Location Santiago, Cape Verde
    $59.99
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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