1,589
trips planned today
4.6
out of 5
Trustscore rating
©

Monchique trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  Portugal  /  Algarve  /  Faro District  /  Monchique

Monchique

3.7
Mountains · Landmarks · Parks
Monchique is a municipality of southern Portugal, in Faro District (province of Algarve). The population in 2011 was 6,045, in an area of 395.30 km².The Municipality of Monchique is situated in the Serra de Monchique and together with the town of Monchique is a popular tourist destination. Attractions include a historic town centre, spectacular views from the two peaks of Foia and Picota, hiking, bird watching and biking. There are hot sulfur springs, with baths and Health spas 4 m. south in 'Caldas de Monchique' (Spring of Monchique). Eucalyptus, cork oak, oranges, lemons, honey, olive oil, chestnuts, scissor chairs made from chestnut wood, black pork and black pork ham and sausages are the chief products. There are several small industries producing typical tourist artifacts that are sold in local shops, and medronho, a local brew made from distilled medronho berries (Arbutus/Strawberry Tree), is produced.ParishesAdministratively, the municipality is divided into 3 civil parishes : Alferce Marmelete Monchique
Plan your vacation with our Portugal trip itinerary builder site and discover the best things to do in Monchique.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Monchique

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Monchique

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Places to visit with Monchique

AlbufeiraTrip planner BEST FOR: Beach, Theme Park, Nightlife LagosTrip planner BEST FOR: Beach, Geologic Formation, Kayaking / Canoeing PortimaoTrip planner BEST FOR: Beach, Nightlife, Pier / Boardwalk SagresTrip planner BEST FOR: Lighthouse, Historic Site, Outdoor Activity FaroTrip planner BEST FOR: Historic Walking Area, Church, Nightlife