Towns around Montinho

Make a trip to one of the towns nearby Montinho.
All within easy reach, from 5 to 25 car-minutes away.
KEEP IN MIND THAT YOU DO NEED A CAR TO GET AROUND IN THE ALGARVE !

West of Montinho

Benagil
Carvoeiro
Ferragudo
Portimao
Lagos
Sagres

Drive to the south and you will find Benagil on only 900 meters form our villa.

 

CARVOEIRO can be found west of Montinho. It will take you some 10 to 15 minutes to get there by car. Walking will take you around an hour.

You can reach Ferragudo via the coastal road in 20 car minutes.
It is relatively unspoiled so you can find some authentic fisherman in the little harbour.
Walk up the little streets to the church and you will have a great view on Portimao.
Have a drink or a bit on the town-square.  

When you like fun, music and big long sandy beaches, this is the place to go to.
You can drive here in 20 minutes or go to Ferragudo and take the little ferry which will take you over the river Arade for E 5,-

Nice old town with big marina to stroll around.  Walk to the centre and you will find a market place.Read more about Lagos here

The most south-westerly point of Europe.  On a hot day you will always encounter a cool breeze here.

East and north of Montinho

Porches
Armacâu de Pera
Silves
Messines de Baixo
Tavira
Porches is the next town to the east of Montinho. It will take you some 10 to 15 minutes to get there by car. Walking will take you around an hour.

when you like strolling down a boulevard drive to the east and you'll find Armaçãu de Pera.

 
Silves was the former capital of the Algarve. You can visit the old Moorish castle on top of the hill.
Drive via the A22 and the A2 to this little town.  Have a lunch beneath the little river.
Drive in the direction of Spain and you will encounter picturesque Tavira on the way.