Porto Novo-Ribeira Grande Road, Porto Novo

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Scenic Drive · Landmark
Porto Novo-Ribeira Grande Road stretches through a scenic mountain landscape between two island cities covering 34.5 km ( mi). Traversing high mountain passes, the road contains dozens of turns and hairpins, challenging even the most experienced drivers. With little room for error, the road will leave you with great views, but be cautious as some surfaces are cobblestone while others are asphalt. Plan to visit Porto Novo-Ribeira Grande Road and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Santo Antao attractions using our Santo Antao trip itinerary site.
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  • The alaguers are driving along the scenic coastal road as it is easier and less dangerous than the interior road. It is still an interesting ride not to be missed....  more »
  • The road is just beautiful, offering very nice vistas on deserts, vulcanoes, green mountains, rocks, villages by the sea. Is it worth travelling to from afar? No, but if you go here to dive, hike...  more »

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