Things to see and do - Monchique
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Monchique Travel guide
Monchique : Michelin's recommendations
The small town of Monchique, nestling in the greenery on the eastern flank of Foia, has a church famous for its Manueline doorway. From the belvedere on the fairground, there is an interesting view over the districts standing opposite Mont Picota. The road, heading to Mont Foia, cuts through the highest slopes of the Serra Monchique. After a few kilometres under the pine trees and the eucalypts, the view opens out to the south.
Tourist attractions Monchique : Things to see and do
At 902m high, the site has the appearance of a chaos of rocks. From the summit (an obelisk), there are extensive views over the bare tops to the north and the wooded heights to the west.
In the hinterland of the Algarve, the Serra Monchique offers summer visitors to the coast the coolness of its wooded heights of eucalyptus, cork oaks, chestnuts and pine trees, as well as beautiful views over the region. The volcanic activity explain..
Estrada da Foia, Corte Pereiro P - 8550-257 Monchique
Overlooking the mountain village of Monchique, this rustic hotel offers an outdoor pool with a sun deck and loungers. Built of granite and wood, it has a restaurant and sitting room with a fireplace. Featuring private balconies, all rooms offer pano..
Caldas De Monchique P - 8550-232 Monchique
Resembling a white village nestled among the Monchique Hills, Villa Termal features a spa using thermal water for its treatments. The elegant rooms are furnished with 18th- and 19th-century pieces. Guests of Villa Termal Das Caldas De Monchique Spa ..