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Novacortica Cork Factory Tour

| Parque Industrial da Barracha, Apartado 39, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-017, Portugal
+351 289 840 150
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Contact for availability. 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. CLOSED from 27.July.2017 to 20.August.2017.
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| Parque Industrial da Barracha, Apartado 39, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-017, Portugal
+351 289 840 150

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very informative talk on cork, it’s uses and the products made by this business. Cork for wine stoppers was fascinating and we can now identify a good bottle of red from simply examining the top of the cork! I would suggest wearing flat shoes or...More

Thank Jane S
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Thank Pattie D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the cork factory to see about a tour and arrived just after the English tour started. The "lecture" was very interesting, mainly dealing with wine corks but also covering other products. The presenter was very good. Following that, we walked through the...More

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth the time and money. We visited in the morning and then visited the nearby museum in Sao Bras de Aportel (closed 1 to 2 pm). Both give an interesting insight into the area. Best visited in May when the wild flowers are in...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had not planned on visiting this factory but decided to take a tour at the last minute and we are very glad that we did! Our guide (in English) was excellent and her knowledge and passion about the business clearly came through. We learned...More

Thank abarker02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good tour, we did the 1.5hr plant tour, if your in the area don't pass it up. The tour is very easy to follow, they take an hour to explain every detail of the cork tree, harvesting the cork and most of its processing...More

Thank Fulltimevagabonds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went alone, and as soon I arrived, I was welcomed by Vanda Lopes a very nice lady , who would be our tour guide, she did a great job by explaining and showing us the process of the cork production and its functionalities, it...More

1  Thank Maria A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with four adults and two children (5 and 7) and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the tour. For the children there was enough visually to keep them interested and for the adults there were lots of interesting facts (to bore friends with at future dinner...More

Thank Tom_Blancmange
Reviewed 2 September 2017

A friendly informative presentation on cork, prior to a tour of the local factory. Well worth a visit to understand the processes involved in the production of cork, from champagne /wine stoppers, shoes, hats, umbrellas and dresses. I know that I will now examine every...More

1  Thank CGBedford
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We all throughly enjoyed this, very interesting. At first there is an educational talk and examples of different cork are passed around then you have a tour of the factory. There is a shop there as well.

Thank juliew28771
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Response from CorkFactoryTour | Property representative |
Hello, can you please write na email for turismo@novacortica.pt?
Lynn P
1 August 2016|
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Response from Mayke O | Reviewed this property |
When you book your tickets via de booking engine of Tripadvisor 'Viator' you pay 12,50 euro per adult