Cork & Olive Secrets
Motorcoach Tour - Full day Tour
Arrival at São Bras de Alportel to visit the Ethnografic Museu, a private residence, from the 19th entury, owned by a rich cork merchant. The village of São Brás is one of the main centres of the cork industry in the country. Visit a factory and learn about the techniques of processing the cork.
The tour ends with a visit to the factory shop, where you may find unique design manufactured items made out of cork skin.
Free time for lunch (lunch not included).
Visit an artisan producer of olive oil in the Eastern Algarve. Guided tour through 20 hectares of olive grove planted with diferent varieties of olive trees.
The olives are hand picked in autumn and immediately taken to the press which dates back to the “roman times”.
They are crushed into paste in a granite stone mill. The oil is then extracted with state of the art modern equipment and stored in stainless steel containers until filtered and bottled.
The result is an olive oil of the highest quality and awarded with serveral International medals:
Extra virgin Olive oil.
BOOKING Information & conditions.
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CHILDREN AGE on motorcoach Tours
Children age, between 3 and 10 years old, pay 50% of adult price.and are entitled to a seat on the motorcoach. Children age, up to 2 years old, are free of charge, but are not entitled to a seat. An infant to be entitled to a seat, must pay Child price. On motorcoach tours, booster seats or baby carrycots are not mandatory and are not provided. The traveller must have their own child seat or booster to use.
FULL DAY Tour times
Each Full day tour includes 8 hours for visits and lunch + 2 hrs for pickup and drop off (minimum 10 hrs tour).