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3-Days Authentic Monchique

The small village of Monchique is a quiet and peaceful town with many narrow cobble stone streets, fountains, flowers and colorful houses.

The surrounding area of Monchique is one of the most peaceful places in the Algarve. The mountains offer remarkable views over the landscape and the area is great for people who love to walk in nature.


from 370.00 € per person

Next Fall - Dates to be confirmed

  • 2 nights at 3* guesthouse Vila Foia near Monchique

  • 3 guided hikes in the Monchique area

  • Guided visit of Monchique 

  • Guided visit of Caldas de Monchique (picturesque center with springs)

  • Visit of the ancient hot spring baths

  • Guided donkey walk with rescued donkeys

  • Introduction into forest bathing

  • Visit the 2 mountains of the Algarve ‘Foia’ and ‘Picota’

  • 2 breakfast, 2 lunches, 2 dinners

  • Guidance in English and/or Dutch

Not included: drinks, first lunch and transport


Day 1

  • 10am: Meeting & check-in at the guesthouse 

  • 11am: 7km adventurous hike to the top of the Picota mountain

  • 3pm: visit of Caldas de Monchique 

  • 7pm: Dinner at the guesthouse

Day 2

  • 9am: Breakfast at the guesthouse

  • 10am: Honey tour: introduction to honey making from a local beekeeper

  • 12am: Lunch on top of mountain Foia

  • 1:30pm: Visit of center of Monchique with a 10km hike

  • 7pm: Dinner in Monchique

Day 3

  • 9am: Breakfast & check-out 

  • 10am: 2.5km Donkey Walk in the eucalyptus forest  

  • 1pm: 7km hike to the ancient hot spring baths of Fonte Santa 

  • Lunch during the hike

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