HIKE FROM MONCHIQUE TO MARMELETE
Hiking is the best way to discover all the charms of the Serra de Monchique. Start at the Miradouro da Senhora, walk to the picturesque village of Marmelete and follow a trail that includes Almarjão, Portela dos Gralhos and the Pico trig point. You will be rewarded with glorious landscapes.
HORSE RIDING, MOUNTAINEERING AND MOUNTAIN BIKING
You can try out all these sports in the Serra de Monchique. You will be captivated by the scenery created by the unique mountain climate. Take a closer look at rare shrubs and trees (some of which are hundreds of years old) and explore ancient forestry and cork and timber processing techniques. Caldas de Monchique is also home to Europe´s largest magnolia.
RELAX AT CALDAS DE MONCHIQUE
A relaxing, leisurely place, the Caldas de Monchique spa offers wellness programmes and spa treatments all year round. (282 910 910. Caldas de Monchique; open all year)