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Biking and Kayaking

I wish we had time for more! We did a downhill mountain bike route from the top of scenic Foia... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Jordan H
Great day out

The guys went well beyond what need be expected, friendly, funny, informative, professional. We... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
lukeflinter
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“rock climbing” (5 reviews)
“bike ride” (3 reviews)
“zip lining” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Monchique 8550-364, Portugal
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"highly recommend this company"
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"picked up from our hotel"
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"lucio"
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I wish we had time for more! We did a downhill mountain bike route from the top of scenic Foia, through lush landscape to end at the lake nearer to the west coast - straight in the kayaks and canoes, and off to explore! Both...More

Thank Jordan H
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The guys went well beyond what need be expected, friendly, funny, informative, professional. We not only got our climbing/park/cycling adventure but plenty of local and national history too.

Thank lukeflinter
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our day in the company of our 2 guides. They were very knowledgeable about the surrounding nature. They can customise the programme to suit your requirements. Our day started with a beautiful walk up into the hills, where we did rock climbing...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This trip was really amazing, very well organized with many different outdoor activities. We had a lot lot of fun. Climbing was a verry new experience and a real challenge for most of us. Lúcio and Pedro are very kind and sympathetic. They did a...More

Thank Cornelia O
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

With prearranged pickup in Albufeira, we were driven by Lucio to Moncique Village including one stop mid ways, where he excitingly showed and told us about an old castle and village nearby. When we arrived at the mountain foot, two young guides hiked with us...More

Thank Joachim K
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Lucio, the boss, is a nice person, who speaks many languages ! Pick up possible. and nice park in Foia on the top of Monchique Mountain !

Thank Gliss1flo
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

My husband and I did the Monchique challenge last week with Lucio and Alex and both thought that it was the highlight of our holiday. The landscape is stunning; from the top of Mount Foya you get amazing views over both the south coast and...More

Thank Sandra G
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Had a great time doing the Monchique challenge. Lucio is a great guy and knows his stuff. During the tour, there's lots of freedom to choose your own pace (and bike faster than the guide, choose your own path trough the rocks, do the rope...More

Thank Roel J
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The Monchique challenge really made our holiday. It was fantastic. Its such an amazing way to see the Monchique mountains and take a step out of the usual tourist tours and sights etc. Lúcio and his team were very friendly and helpful from the word...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Had a fantastic day organised by Lucio from Alternativtour. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to the very top of Monchique-Mt Foia. We then cycled down with our very friendly guide Pedro, stopping for lunch en route which is provided. Lucio provided...More

Thank Ross-shire
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