Other popular attractions in the Algarve
The beaches in this popular tourist spot features welcoming bays and caves, with curious rock formations and long stretches of golden sand as well as crystal-clear waters, perfect for fishing. 30min drive.
Set on a sandy peninsula in the wide bay of Lagos, this beautiful beach features an inland lagoon and is a natural sanctuary for many aquatic birds. 25min drive.
Set along one of the most beautiful preserved stretches of coastline in Europe, featuring high, rugged cliffs and stretches of pearl-coloured sand, Aljezur features peaceful beaches and is a haven for water sports enthusiasts. 30 min drive.
Vila do Bispo
Situated on the southwest tip of Portugal, the waters here are an enticing combination of the wild, cold Atlantic and the warm Mediterranean, and beaches range from windswept to sheltered. The area is also popular for birdwatching. 45 min drive.
At 902m, Mount Fóia is the highest point in the Algarve, and its summit offers unbeatable views of the Algarve’s picturesque south and west coasts.
Parque da Mina
A guided tour of this park takes you back in time, to learn about some of the traditions and customs that are still very present here today.
Activity Time: 45 mins
Moinho do Poucochinho
The Poucochinho water mill is thought to date back to Roman times, and was used to grind grain. It’s now one of the most visited tourist attractions in the Monchique area.
Cascata do Barbelote
This breathtaking waterfall is a hidden treasure in the Serra de Monchique.
A picturesque church dating back to the 15th century that was rebuilt following an earthquake in 1755.
Galeria de Santo António
An 18th-century chapel that has been turned into a cultural space, hosting art exhibitions and concerts.