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Address: Monchique, Portugal

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Quaint little place with interesting history.

Lovely place to visit over Christmas. Looks like summertime would be great too, with an outdoor pool and lovely meandering streets.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 February 2016
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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Lovely place to visit over Christmas. Looks like summertime would be great too, with an outdoor pool and lovely meandering streets.

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Thank KimHoare
Plymouth
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

A pretty, tidy village located in the hills but... we were in time to view an amazing tableau of Nativity Scenes beautifully crafted with working models and cleverly landscaped. Around the village were stuffed half size models of characters from The Nativity.

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Thank telstarPlymouth
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Stopped in past here for short 10 minute break on route with excursion we where on, nice small typical traditional village , nothing to do that we could see of for the short time we where there,

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Bedford, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

We made a special trip to see Monchique but could not understand the hype. It a nice enough village but nothing special and only took half an hour to walk around. The surrounding area is great for touring but you don't need to spend much time in Monchique.

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2 Thank Somuchtosee01
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

I think this place is overrated unless you like long drives. Not much to see. The town is quaint but in our perspective had very little to offer.

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Thank Ryon D
Frankfurt, Germany
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390 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 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... More 

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3 Thank chocdikrab
Ede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2012

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

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boston, ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2011

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

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