GetYourGuide uses cookies to give you the best possible service. If you continue browsing, you agree to the use of cookies. More details can be found in our privacy policy.

Close
  1. Portugal
  2. Algarve
  3. Olhao

Cork Factory Tour

Product ID: 178149
See gallery
Enjoy this amazing experience to learn more about the national tree of Portugal and this ecological product. On this tour, visitors will discover traditional processes, how cork is selected, and all its possible applications.
About this activity
Duration 75 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese
Audio guide/headphones
English, French, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants, date and language:

Loading...

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit a traditional cork factory
  • Go to a cork shop to see some of the latest uses of cork in fashion accessories
  • Learn more a bout the processes involved in preparing cork
Full description
Visit a traditional cork factory and learn more about the processes involved in preparing and packing cork with your audio guide tour.

Next, visit a cork shop, where you can see some of the latest uses of cork in fashion accessories made of cork fabric.

Cork is the bark of the cork oak, a noble tree with very special characteristics that grows in the Mediterranean and, most particularly, in Portugal, where there are more than 720 thousand hectares of cork forests, as well as a cork industry of considerable economic importance.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Cork factory tour

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Eco-Cork Factory, Mesquita Baixa, 8150-048 São Brás de Alportel 37.140003, - 7.855236

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 24 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.6/5

Organized by

Algarve Rotas- Portugal

Product ID: 178149