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  • Address: Monchique, Portugal
Looming 902 meters over the colorful spa town of Caldas de Monchique below, Mt Fóia is the Algarve’s highest peak and makes a scenic day trip from nearby Portimão. It’s the spellbinding views that make Fóia so popular, spanning the rugged Serra de Monchique mountain range, the Alvor River, Portimão, and on clear days, the ocean-lapped cliffs along the Atlantic coast.

Hiking to the summit is a worthwhile challenge for adventurous travelers, but the mountaintop can also be reached by car, where there are two main viewpoints and a cluster of restaurants offering equally impressive views. 

Practical Info

Mt Fóia is located in the Serra de Monchique Mountain range, approximately 40km north of Portimão in the Algarve.

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Monchique - Foia Road Bike Challenge, Albufeira, null

Monchique - Foia Road Bike Challenge

This is a must do ride for all serious road bikers, the ascent of the highest mountain in the Algarve - Foia. With a challenging ride on mainly quiet roads, ...  Read more

Location: Faro, Portugal
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.63
Silves and Caldas de Monchique Day Trip from the Algarve, The Algarve, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Silves and Caldas de Monchique Day Trip from the Algarve

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 4 Reviews

Visit the towns of Silves and Caldas de Monchique on a 5-hour tour, and discover Moorish history, elegant architecture and stunning Algarve scenery! With a ...  Read more

Location: Algarve, Portugal
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $24.82

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