Cork Tour

Choose your favourite tour and enjoy a wonderful walk.

1. Algarve Costume Museum

Visit to the Cork Room, where you can see a film and lear about the skills of working with cork from the tree to the finished product.

2. Visit to a traditional cork factory

Learn more about the processes involved in preparing and packing the cork.

3. Visit to a cork shop

Here you can see some of the latest uses of cork, such as in fashion accessories made of cork fabric and cork furniture.

4. A Visit to a Cork Oak Plantation

A walk amongst the cork oak trees, with an explanation of their life-cycle (10 meters).

5. Proof of Traditional Liquers and Sweets

Tour Price

TOUR A (points 2 and 4) - 1h30

19 €

TOUR B (points 1 and 2) - 2h00

24 €

TOUR C (points 1, 2, 3 and 4) - 3h00

30 €

FULL TOUR (with liqueurs and sweets) - 3h30

42 €

Prices per person, minimum 2 people. Bookings 24hrs in advance. Every day except Sundays. Tour Timetable: Morning (10:00am – 01:00pm) Afternoon (02:00pm – 5:00pm). Meeting Point: Museu Etnográfico do Trajo Algarvio, Street Dr. José Dias Sancho nº 61, São Brás de Alportel (GPS: 37.1530272;-7.888686). Children 5-12 50% discount / 0-5 free.

* Cork Tour Itinerary promoted by Algarve Rotas, Indústrias da Cultura, Natureza e Inovação para o Turismo (partnership).