Description

Discover Goree Island from Dakar with a knowledgeable private guide

 

  • We leave for the Ferry Station. Once on board, after a 15 minutes ride , we are on the island . We start with the Slaves House and its famous «Door Of No Return », which was the last link of the slave with Africa. Here we will lay bare slavery , learn how Black people were abused, humiliated , enslaved and shipped for the Americas for four centuries .
  • See the downgrading treatments laid down by the Black Code, which were inflicted to them , when rebelling .
  • See the shackles and heavy iron balls , the slaves were having with them.
  • Then we keep on walking on Gorée’s narrow streets, bordered by ochre painted houses, to see the 1830 French church, the houses of some mulattoes, slaves owners such as Victoria Albis, the 1925 French school for veterinaries studies , the former fortifications,
    the French government square , the Police Station, where the Portuguese had built their 1481 chapel, the North Battery . Visit a sandpainting gallery .
  • Lunch in a restaurant with sea view. And back to your hotel..

PS: Price includes

  • TRANSPORTATION,
  • guide service,
  • ACTIVITIES ,
  • all entry & taxe.