Monchique Hills and Flavors

Walk through Monchique cork and medronho forest, delve into its gastronomy and learn how local farmers create the best sausages 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 and smoked 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


An early morning hike

An early morning hike

A one hour hike to the most panoramic point in Monchique,walking through cork and medronho trees with breath-taking views.

Visit a black pigs factory

Visit a black pigs factory

Where producing Portugal’s most flavoursome meat is done by methods that have been passed on from generations

Medronho, Monchique Firewater

Medronho, Monchique Firewater

Visit a local distillery where Medronho spirit is distilled every year since 4 generations.


Monchique Hills & Flavours



Yes, it is possibile to book a private transfer from/to your hotel. Once you complete your booking you can ask a quote for this service and we will answer within 24 hours with our best quote, depending on the distance from the meeting point.

No, this tour will be postponed or refunded in case of severe bad weather.

This is something up to you. Be aware that there is a 1 hour and half hike to a panoramic point on the mountains. There is also a visit to a pigs factory where sausage making process can be not suitable for kids.

We suggest to join with children over 8 years old.

Yes, a glass of wine and a glass of Medronho Liquor are included.

Children are not allowed under 18 years old to drink any alchool, so an alternative will be offered.

A wind jacket, hiking shoes, and an hat for sunny days.  

Monchique Hills and Flavors

Portugal· 6 hours