It is the most important element of the island. The one that marks your life and the daily life of the inhabitants and gives you an almost mystical energy. The imposing Fogo volcano, one of the 7 wonders of Cape Verde, is still active, with the last eruption occurring in 2014.

The main cone, Pico do Fogo, is the highest mountain in the country, with 2829 meters. Climbing it is part of the tradition for those who visit this island and is one of the most unforgettable experiences of the whole trip. It is necessary to leave very early from Chã das Caldeiras, the locality where the volcanic cone is situated, to begin the ascent by the black wells. As the altitude rises the landscape becomes more and more impressive.

Whatever the way, be sure to bring water; Comfortable shoes, fresh clothing and sun cream.