fogo hills

The hills of Fogo island

Fogo is one of the nine inhabited islands which make up Cape Verde. The Fogo hills lead up to the summit of the mountain Pico do Fogo which is almost 3000m above sea level. The caldera or crater is 9km in width, with walls of 1km in height. The volcano erupted last in 2014. The visitor to Cape Verde should include Fogo due to its growing popularity as a holiday destination.