Greens, lots of greens.
Monchique is a Portuguese village in the district of Faro, region and sub-region of the Algarve, with about 2 300 habitants.The freshness of mountains that surprises those who come from the warm beaches. Landscapes that invite contemplation, the healthy exercise of walking paths.Crystalline streams.
The presence of the man was denounced by the whitewashed houses and the terraced staircases where orchards and vegetable gardens grow.
Attractive invitations to travel the Monchique municipality for a long time.Venture out at Cascata do Barbelote which is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the municipality of Monchique. Currently there is already a car access from the Vale de Largo-Barbelote road and for the more curious, a small pedestrian access.
A short distance from the center of Monchique, Caldas is one of its greatest attractions. The good quality of the water, considered medicinal, has a reputation; the thermal baths (nowadays dedicated to the treatment of some diseases), exist since the time of the Roman occupation.
This people, who gave so much importance to water, built an important spa here.
A small square surrounded by shadows of large trees is the center of this small town, whose main charm comes from the park where you can enjoy lots of shade, murmuring water, and, above all, the great tranquility that characterizes this space conducive to restful walks and family picnics on the stone tables scattered across the hill.