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Picota, Monchique
(4.2/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
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  • We obtained a walking map from the tourist office in Monchique and walked for two hours in 40%C to get to the top. Met no one on the way. Difficult ascent in the heat but well worth the effort, walkin...  more »
  • beautiful outlook, magical cork tree forest. We ascended by car, but if you are up to it ... walk! It should take you about 2 hours. 
  • Positives: * a level ride easy (1 h 15 ascent without any difficulty), ideal for families * nice panoramic view of the coast once upstairs * ballad mostly in the shadow of negative Points: * hard to find the beginning of the path (we have to ask a merchant, otherwise we would not have found) * a metal mirador everything up with a "security guard" who listens to the music. Hard metal comes somewhat spoil the view and has shortened our presence at the top) I recommend!
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