Fogo is part of the leeward islands of Cape Verde. The island is dominated by some volcanoes and is named after the still active Fogo volcano. Around the volcano you have an impressive black lunar landscape and fossilized lava flows. This area is very inviting to explore. You can even climb the volcano. After a day of climbing you can relax in the town of Sao Filipe. Here you will find beautiful colored mansions and you have a beautiful view over the coast.
Flying to Fogo
Fogo is the airport Sao Filipe Airport (SFL). There are no international aircraft on the island of Fogo. If you arrive in Cape Verde, it is on an island with an international airport (Boavista, Sal, Santiago or Sao Vicente). International flights are carried out by major and well-known airlines. With a direct flight you are in Cape Verde within 6 to 7 hours. From the Cape Verde islands with an international airport you can take a domestic flight to Fogo. Check our handy survey of airlines offering flights to Cape Verde. This saves a lot of time comparing flight tickets.
Domestic flights Fogo
Domestic flights can also easily be booked to and from Fogo airport. Flying between the islands is relatively quick and cheap. If you fly to or from Fogo, you always make a stopover on the island of Santiago (RAI). From Santiago it is only a 30 minute flight to Fogo. Make sure you are on the outward flight to Fogo on the right side of the plane. The view during the landing on Fogo is breathtaking. You can reserve plane tickets online in advance, so you will be certain of a place. In the article about domestic flights Cape Verde you can find even more specific information.