Cova - Krater, Ribeira Grande

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Must see · Volcano · Nature / Park
Climb a volcano and observe the misty clouds down below at Cova - Krater, providing some of the finest hiking opportunities in this part of the world. The road and zigzagging path to the crater will take you through a landscape of pine forests and terraced fields tended by local farmers. When you reach the rim, take a moment to observe the surrounding area of lush vegetation and small settlements. Make Cova - Krater a centerpiece of your Santo Antao vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Santo Antao trip planner.
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  • a sunken caldera at the top of the mountain range. If you take the highland route from porto nova to Ribeira Grande you will pass it. Worth a sop. If you are a hiker staying in the Paul valley then...  more »
  • Amazing sights, recommended to start at Cova and walk down to Pombas. Bring water and go bananas!!!!  more »

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