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Serra de Monchique

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Serra de Monchique
8550, Fóia

Monchique

This mountain range, south of the Tagus, is part of the Maciço Antigo and separates the Alentejo from the Algarve. It is located between the Espinhaço de Cão mountain range and the Caldeirão mountain range. Its highest point is 902 metres (reached at Fóia) and it measures 30 km across.

Queda de Água de Cabeça de Águia

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Queda de Água de Cabeça de Águia
8550, Cabeça de Águia

Monchique

Ten metres high waterfall. There is a thermal spa with a beautiful neo-arab design located near Caldas de Monchique. Around it there is a woodland area with plenty of trees of which pine trees, acacias, eucalyptuses, arbutus-trees, plane trees, cypresses and various fountains stand out.

Queda de Água de Barbelote

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Queda de Água de Barbelote
8550, Barbelote

Monchique

After following the municipal road, access to this site is gained on foot via an approximately 50 metre long trail. This 30 metre high waterfall is found in the environs of Fóia, located at the beginning of Ribera do Barbelote. From the peak, the highest point of the mountain range at 902 metres, one can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view.