Fogo island is the highest of all of the islands in the Cape Verde archipelago. The “island-volcano” is a gigantic volcanic cone that rises from the water, and is ideal for hiking. The landscape is spectacular due to its high altitude, and it has a lovely crater of 8km in diameter with steep walls. Half of the crater collapsed in favor of a younger volcano, which, with its perfectly proportioned black cone, is the highest point on the archipelago (its peak at 2,829m). You can climb it with a guide and discover an incredible landscape from its summit: gigantic cliffs, lava fields, and great rivers of solidified lava that run into the sea in the distance...

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