10 days in Cape Verde & Lisbon Itinerary

10 days in Cape Verde & Lisbon Itinerary

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10 days in Cape Verde & Lisbon Itinerary

Start: Boston, United States
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Boa Vista, Cape Verde
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Boston, United States

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Boa Vista, Cape Verde

Boa Vista ©
Sprinkled with sand dunes and pristine, sweeping beaches where turtles nest, the island of Boa Vista has been attracting more and more visitors looking to explore its remote trails and picturesque shore.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get outside with Submarine Center Lda. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Praia de Chaves, kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Mónica, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Deserto de Viana.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Boa Vista trip website .

Boston, USA to Boa Vista is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Cape Verde Time (CVT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Boston in November: high temperatures in Boa Vista hover around 83°F and lows are around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ilha do Sal.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia de Santa Mónica ©
Praia de Santa Mónica
Spiaggia Di Curralinho ©
Spiaggia Di Curralinho
Praia de Chaves ©
Praia de Chaves

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Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde

Ilha do Sal ©
Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Buracona - Olho Azul, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Jose, and then make a trip to Pedra Lume Salt Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): stop by 3RSAL and then take in nature's colorful creations at Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ilha do Sal trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Boa Vista to Ilha do Sal in an hour. December in Ilha do Sal sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Praia de Santa Maria ©
Praia de Santa Maria
Paroquia de Nossa Senhora das Dores ©
Buracona ©
Buracona

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then take a stroll through Belém Tower, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da ursa and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabo da Roca.

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You can fly from Ilha do Sal to Lisbon in 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ilha do Sal to Lisbon. In December, Lisbon is much colder than Ilha do Sal - with highs of 60°F and lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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