Monchique Hills & Flavors
Walk through Monchique cork and medronho forest, delve into its gastronomy and learn how local farmers create the best cured meat in Algarve.
Start early in the morning on a hike to the most panoramic point in Monchique, through cork and medronho trees.
Visit a black pigs factory, where producing Portugal’s most flavoursome meat is done by methods that have been passed on from generations.
Learn how the sausages and the famous chouriços are produced at the farm.
Taste the best chouriço and raw hams in Monchique paired with a fine glass of red wine.
Visit a Medronho distillery, where local producers will show you the process of distillation and explain step by step how it is made