Fogo Volcano tours

Fogo Volcano tours – the active Pico do Fogo volcano – standing at a height of 2829 meters, inevitably attracts tourists interested in this unique site. With the original name of this island being São Filipe, it’s no surprise that locals changed its name to “fogo” (fire). Its last major eruption was in 1675 – which triggered a mass migration from there.

Baracuda Tours ( and Zebra Travel ( are among the travel outfits that arrange tours of Fogo’s best-known site: its volcano (Pico Grande). Visitors will see that the soil near the volcano supports local farming – even the production of grapes responsible for making the local Chã de Fogo Vinho Tinto, a smooth country red wine.