Praia, the country's capital, is situated 60 miles (97 kilometers) east of Fogo.
Don't restrict yourself to Fogo, because the wider region has plenty of natural and cultural attractions just waiting to be explored. Santiago, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the west, and Santa Cruz, 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the west of Fogo are also well worth checking out.
If the weather looks good, head outdoors and discover Cape Verde's open-air markets.
Head outdoors and get amongst it in the area around Fogo. Try your hand at hiking or give mountain climbing a spin.
Get to the heart of the Cape Verde cuisine by exploring the region's restaurants or cafés. Cabbage and also tuna are regularly used in kitchens here. Catchupa (slow boiled stew) and carne gizado (stewed meat and vegetables) are both popular choices sure to delight visitors' with the true flavours of Cape Verde. Papauya candy (sweet) is a typical dessert. Grab a round of Ponche (cocktail with brogue, lime and molasses). This is a common spirit in the region.
When it's time to leave this special part of the world, say a fond Adeus (farewell) to the locals you've met and the special places you have seen.