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Flavours and Traditions of the Algarve

Join us on a journey of discovery of the inland Algarve, specifically the area known as ''Barrocal.” This tour will delight your senses, awaken your curiosity and whet your appetite for more.

HIGHLIGHTS:

* Enter a traditional bakery and sample delicacies such as honey cakes

* Learn about the production and exportation of cork in the famous factory

* Sample local, fresh produce

Our first port of call is the small town of São Brás de Alportel, quite typical of the Algarve in its architecture and activities. Here we explore a local bakery renowned for its traditional produce such as carob bread, almond cakes and honey cakes and the local carob liquor, which you can also sample.

Then we visit a cork factory. The cork that is harvested in the surrounding area is brought to this factory, prepared, treated and then exported. There is also time to visit the fascinating São Brás Ethnographic Museum.

Moving on, we go to Salir, a bucolic village where you can see the remnants of the ancient castle and its imposing walls. Our final destination is a large estate where biological agriculture is practiced. Here you can learn the secrets of their famous preserves and also sample some of the delicious produce. An excellent opportunity to sample the delights of this charming region. Join us on a journey of discovery of the inland Algarve, specifically the area known as ''Barrocal.” This tour will delight your senses, awaken your curiosity and whet your appetite for more. Our first port of call is the small town of São Brás de Alportel, quite typical of the Algarve in its architecture and activities. Here we explore a local bakery renowned for its traditional produce such as carob bread, almond cakes and honey cakes and the local carob liquor, which you can also sample. Meeting/ Pick up point: Departure from several points in Algarve, please call 24 hours in advance to reconfirm time and location. Duration: 8 hours. Start or opening time: 9am. End or closing time: 5pm. Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish.