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The Best of Santo Antão

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TREKKING @ Santo Antão
high
97%
HICKING @ Santo Antão
medium
80%
BEACHES @ Santo Antão
low
10%
DEEP SEA FISHING @ Santo Antão
medium
65%
ECOTOURISM @ Santo Antão
medium
75%
LUXURY TOURISM @ Santo Antão
low
10%
ENTERTAINMENT @ Santo Antão
low
30%
NIGHT TOURS @ Santo Antão
low
4%
FISHING @ Santo Antão
medium
60%
AGRICULTURE @ Santo Antão
high
87%
COMMERCE @ Santo Antão
low
40%
INFRASTRUCTURE @ Santo Antão
low
20%
HANDICRAFT @ Santo Antão
medium
54%
TROPICAL FOOD @ Santo Antão
high
97%
SEAFOOD @ Santo Antão
medium
60%
GUIDES AND HISTORY @ Santo Antão
medium
60%
ARCHITECTURE @ Santo Antão
low
40%
MUSEUMS @ Santo Antão
low
30%
MUSIC AND ART @ Santo Antão
medium
60%
WORLD EVENTS @ Santo Antão
low
25%
CULTURAL EVENTS @ Santo Antão
medium
70%
CUSTOM EVENTS @ Santo Antão
medium
70%

The Island of the Mountains

TREKKING – Mountains and long walks from the Valley of Paúl, Valley of Ribeira da Torre (tower valley), Top of Coroa

HICKING – Short walks, short walks to the valleys, local coexistence in traditional and rural environment

BEACHES: black sand beaches, short and limited

DEEP SEA FISHING – shellfish, rare species, environments with marine volcanoes

ECOTOURISM – Natural herbs, plantations, valleys, mountains, tropical fruits, rare birds, phyto-ecology and the distribution of botanical species and types of plant communities with floristic composition.

LUXURY TOURISM – There is no luxury tourism in the island of santo antão. Hotels of maximum 4 stars.

ENTERTAINMENT – sport fishing, diving, long walks, local festivals, live traditional music and sport

NIGHT TOURS – local festivals

FISHING seafood, fish, commercial fishing, underwater fishing, artisanal fishing

^AGRICULTURE – agricultural island, the main local economy, producing a famous brandy from sugar cane: Grogue and Pontche

COMMERCE – fish and shellfish, seafood, agricultural products, brandy and sugarcane honey, tropical food, household goods

INFRASTRUCTURE – port of porto novo, not accessible by plane,  hydraulics, water from mountains, renewable energies, small hotels with view to valleys and mountains

HANDICRAFT – traditional cloths, ceramics, traditional tapestry

TROPICAL FOOD – sweet potato, sugar cane, manioc, beet, banana silver, yam, corn, mango, papaya, honey, Fresh and healthy food and liqueurs

SEAFOOD – lobster, shrimp, octopus

GUIDES AND HISTORY – French, English, Portuguese, Spanish

ARCHITECTURE – rural and mountain houses, medieval churches

MUSEUMS – Blimundo Museum, National Museum of Romarias (religious celebrations).

MUSIC & ART – Famous music band Cordas do Sol, “san jom” traditional and religious event, theater “juventude em marcha”, pottery, trapiche (sugar cane mill), rural life style

WORLD EVENTS – Festival of curralete, a black sand beach in city of porto novo,
music festival “7 suns 7 moons”

CULTURAL EVENTS – traditional live music, pilgrimages, traditional and rural festivals, carnival and theater.

CUSTOMS EVENTS – traditional live music, theater, carnival.