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Distance

6.99 mi

Elevation gain

1,296 ft

Technical difficulty

Moderate

Elevation loss

1,296 ft

Max elevation

2,286 ft

Trailrank

62 4.9

Min elevation

1,604 ft

Trail type

Loop

Moving time

2 hours 20 minutes

Time

4 hours 10 minutes

Coordinates

1898

Uploaded

November 9, 2018

Recorded

November 2018
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2,286 ft
1,604 ft
6.99 mi

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near Monchique, Faro (Portugal)

A pleasant looped hike in the hills to the north west of Monchique along quiet roads and tracks with some panoramic views, the highlights of this hike is the Convent de Nossa ruins, the Water Mill and of course Monchique itself
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Monchique street

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Old Convent

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Chapel ruin

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Ruin

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Chapel ruins

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Chapel ruins

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Regeneration

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Picnic site

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Forest fire damage

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Viewpoint

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Hikers

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Picnic spot

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Sign

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Picnic tables

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The Mill

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Mill wheel

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Mill race

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Minho de agua

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Stream

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London Plane tree

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Fountain

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Church

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Church door

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Monchique street

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Fountain

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Second fountain

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3 comments

  • Photo of Roberto Balzer

    Roberto Balzer Dec 29, 2019

    I have followed this trail  verified  View more

    bom percurso feito com criancas de 8 e 11 anos ,Nao facilimo mas deu para fazer bem ate ao fim

  • Photo of P Jongkind

    P Jongkind Jan 5, 2021

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    Verry steep on the first hour, after that nice to walk. Follow the red and yellow stripes on the side of the road.

  • mamanwill33@gmail.com Dec 3, 2021

    I have followed this trail  View more

    Lovely walk and marked out well, really good sightseeing and miradoras. The monastery is intresting and the old water mill is a nice spot for lunch.

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