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“beautiful backland with pittoresque village”
Review of Alferce

Ranked #10 of 20 things to do in Monchique
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Frankfurt, Germany
Level 6 Contributor
414 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
“beautiful backland with pittoresque village”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

we were located in silves and had a private car and we arrived maybe after two hours in the sleepy village monchique. before we stoped at the place which gave monchique its name. "caldas de monchique"...a natural spa...with high class hotel...located hidden in a steep valley...is very nice, but maybe in 30 minutes the whole place was explored. monchique itself is a small and very pittoresque village with tiny streets in old archtiecture. we moved up to a rotten castle and the panorama view was sensationell. in 3 hours the village was seen. also interessting in this area is the highest mountain in this region called " foia". there is a mirador and during clear days its possible to overview the whole coastline of the algarve, which is maybe 50 kilometers far from this place. because of our private car we had a perfect day in the backland of the algarve without any sightseeing stress.

Visited September 2012
3 Thank chocdikrab
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Ede, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“This is a magical place!”
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Everything was nice. The place, the food, the beds. And there is a lot to do in that part of Portugal.

Visited June 2012
3 Thank lydia s
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boston, ma
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Alferce - Spectacular View”
Reviewed December 17, 2011

The mountaineous views were breathtaking.
On a clear day one can see for miles and it is quiet beautiful.
Well worth a visit.

Visited August 2011
3 Thank ancailinrua2
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