Convento de Nossa Senhora do Desterro, Monchique

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  • The convent sits up the hill and is a feature of the landscape it has a look that just beckons you for an adventure, however when you make the journey you will be disappointed as it is a crumbling rui...  more »
  • This is a wonderful expired monastery ruins. Although ' inside ' go!! You will be ' let in ' by an old man who ' lives '. He's not pushy, speaks not a word of English, but gives you all the time in his domain. Give him some money and his day. You'll get some oranges from him. By car you can very difficult an end, by narrow roads. The last stretch up you must walk along cork oaks, beautiful piece of nature.
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  • To this day we do not know what to think about this place. We liked it because of the truth (website, fungus, Moss, ruin). Curious about the "guides" (a large quotation marks) but nice and accommodating. You can say that we met happy people who live in, and from the ruins of the monastery. For others it may be a waste of time. Around the Cork forest and with a little luck you can meet also Shepherd of goats.
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  • It's a ruin with a nice view over the town. In the ruin live some friendly homeless people who are happy to show you around the place for a small reward.
  • Unfortunately to do interesting ruins on the way with strange figures had (guitarist) you should make the one large sheet, if he appeals to a
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  • Great tour, very original, a must!
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  • Specifically, in a dilapidated monastery.
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