From Lagos: Monchique Guided Forest Walk w/Medronho Tasting

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Embark on a guided walk through the streets of Monchique and follow the forest trails on a guided day trip from Lagos. Explore this picturesque mountain village and taste the local drink, Medronho.

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  • Breathe the fresh mountain air as you explore lush forest trails with your guide
  • Visit a distillery and try Medronho, a local drink made from medronheiro fruit
  • Lose yourself in the winding alleys and picturesque streets of Monchique Village
  • Learn about native plants, birds, and geology from your guide as you walk
  • Enjoy the comfort and convenience of a round-trip transfer from your hotel


Take a gentle hike through the lush landscapes surrounding Monchique on a guided day trip from Lagos. See an old mill, visit a creek, and taste Medronho, a famous local drink. After being picked up from your hotel in Lagos, arrive at Monchique and begin your guided walk in the village. Lose yourself in the quaint streets and alleys, and admire the orange-roofed buildings and skirted chimneys.  Head beyond the village and see the farmhouses and vegetable gardens of the countryside. Make a stop at a local distillery to try the famous local drink, medronho, made from the fruit of the medronheiro (strawberry tree). Continue toward the forest and marvel at its towering oak trees. As you walk, your guide will point out various native plants and animals. Follow your guide along scenic mountain trails that lead you to a creek where you can take a break. After approximately 11 km, you will arrive back at Monchique Village. Then relax on a comfortable transfer to your hotel.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Transportation in an air-conditioned van Live guide Village tour Medronho tasting Mountain walk

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