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Novacortica Cork Factory Tour

Closed Now: 10:00 - 15:30
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Discover the story and witness the processes of one of the most characteristic industries in Portugal. You will never look at cork the same way! Contact for availability. CLOSED on weekends & bank holidays.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:30
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Parque Industrial da Barracha, Apartado 39, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-017, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was really informative tour about cork, I booked just nearly at the last minute but they were really welcoming

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great tour.Really interesting hour and a half with access to all areas.Really good information throughout, plus a good Q & A session.We learn't an awful lot in a fun and interesting way.I would happily recommend it to anyone.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A massive thank you to Andreia and her colleagues who make this tour so good. All of their enthusiasm and passion waiting from the moment you step inside. Very friendly and welcoming. We had not visited the cork factory before and had heard snippets of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A brilliant tour and well worth taking time out from the sunshine for the hour and a half. Our guide was so informative and friendly. I never guessed how much there is to know about cork and it’s uses. I will never look at a...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our presenter was professional, pleasant, interesting, animated, and had extensive knowledge about everything to do with cork.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the cork factory. It was such a thorough explanation we now have a much better understanding of what goes into cork products. About half of the tour is seated and seeing samples of cork and the other half is...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank crysinva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After traveling through the Alentejo region of Portugal and seeing many cork tree forests, my husband and I were curious to know more about Portugal's cork industry. Our visit to the Novacotica Cork Factory in Sao Bras de Alportel answered all our questions. Visiting a...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tour, guide very informative and spoke fantastic English well worth visit very interesting how cork is produced

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very informative and interesting, highly recommend it. a 1 1/2 hour guided tour which tells you all about the process of cork manufacturing from the raw material to the finished product

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We learnt so much during this visit my partner and myself. The visit was in French guided by a lady who fluently spoke our language. We will definitely recommend this tour to our friends and family who come and visit the Algarve.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Alan D
12 March 2018|
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Response from lizy228 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We did just turn up when we went last November, and asked if there were any spare places on the tour, which there were, so we booked and paid, and went over the road for a coffee until the start time, but having said... More
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Response from CorkFactoryTour | Property representative |
Hello, can you please write na email for turismo@novacortica.pt?
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