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Algarve Cork History Excursion

Take a tour to find out more about industries in the Algarve, including a guided visit to the Algarve Costume Museum, a guided visit to an eco-cork factory and cork oaks plantation. Visit the village of Loulé, a local market, and try some homemade cake. Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
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Get picked up from your accommodation in the morning by Land Rover by a multilingual experienced driver and head to the beautiful area of S.Brás de Alportel. This is a heritage tour where you will see real-life actual industries at work, mainly those centred around the cork industry.

Start with a visit to S.Brás de Alportel old center and then take a guided tour of the Algarve Costume Museum and visit the Cork Room to watch a film and learn about working with cork from tree to finished product.

Then visit a traditional cork factory to learn more about the processes involved in preparing and packing the cork. See the cork shop where accessories are made from this natural product and take a guided walk in a cork oak plantation. There is free time for lunch, before returning to your hotel.

- What To Expect

- Visit to Loulé with its charismatic market
- Taste of the world best carob cake + coffee or tea
- Guided visit to a traditional cork factory
- Learn all about the production of cork
- Guided tour at the Algarve Costume Museum
- Benefit from free hotel pick-up and drop off by comfortable 9 seater minivan
- Visit the amazing surroundings of São Brás do Alportel and its historical center

- What Is Included

- Pick up and drop off in hotels in areas between Armação de Pera, Albufeira and Vilamoura
- 30-minute visit to the Algarve Costume Museum
- 90-minute visit to Eco-Cork Factory facilities with full explanations
- Tour of the cork oaks
- Liquor tasting
- Visit to one of the oldest traditional Olive Oil "Lagar" in full operation, and olive oil tasting
- Free time for lunch (optional)

- What Is Not Included

- Lunch and drinks

- Transfers

Transfer is included in all areas between Armação de Pera, Albufeira and Vilamoura.

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Price per person:
- Adult (18 to 100): 75.00 

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- Duration: 8 hours
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