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“The other "Hill" of the Algarve”
Review of Serra da Picota

Serra da Picota
Ranked #2 of 23 things to do in Monchique
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you want the other view from hill top to coastline in the Algarve which does not have commercialism, this is your place. Peace and quiet, and stunning views to the coast.
You need a clear day to appreciate the view, sit down and take 30mins minimum to take it all in. Park the car, then
the last 50mts is a bit of an uphill treck for the medium able bodied.

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

lovely peaceful place, romantic place too - nice picture point - a must see and must goo and good camera required and the tour guide even had binoculars for us to use.. wow

Thank Sam D
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We obtained a walking map from the tourist office in Monchique and walked for two hours in 40%C to get to the top. Met no one on the way. Difficult ascent in the heat but well worth the effort, walking through oak tree forests and tiny scattered hamlets. No cafe or shops at the top ( thank goodness) but wonderful views of both sides of the valley. Quite, peaceful and remote. Wonderful!

Thank PRRobson
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

beautiful outlook, magical cork tree forest. We ascended by car, but if you are up to it ... walk! It should take you about 2 hours.

Thank HPDL1
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views.
Easy drive, well signed posted & worth the trip.
Small shop & stalls selling local goods, cafe & access to public toilets.

Thank ChloeC251
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