Things to see in São Tomé e Príncipe
Creole island mix
Cities and villages to see
São Tomé City (Cidade de São Tomé): Our capital city, starts with a beach right as you leave the airport. Furthermore: palm fringed avenues, a colonial city centre, two municipal markets, the famous “taxi-square”, Portuguese inspired cafés and a laid back “leve-leve” lifestyle. Santo António: Capital of the autonomous region of Príncipe, post office, regional government, a port and views to the Ocean. Trindade: Centre of the mountains region inland São Tomé Island and gateway to most of the hiking trails. Guadalupe: City at the always dry northern tip of São Tomé, gateway to a couple of beaches. São João dos Angolares: City mystically formed by Angolares people, with history dating back to a sunken slave ship. Ribeira Afonso: Fishermens village home to the yearly 3 day long “Santo Izidoro” party. Água Izé: One of the largest agricultural companies (Roças) and linked villages, just as Roça Agostinho Neto or Roça Monte Café. Roça Sundy: This typical agricultural village on Príncipe Island has something unique: Einstein’s Theory of Relativity was proven here. Ribeira Peixe: Very small yet beautyfull fishermens village with a small Turtle protection station. Micolo: Fishermen’s market village and next to black volcano sand beach and close to Fernão Dias: site of national celebrations remembering independence fight. Neves: The country’s most industrial city, boosting our German made beer factory.