Day trip

Algarve: Flavors and Traditions Tour

Activity provider: Portitours- Day Tours

Algarve: Flavors and Traditions Tour

Activity provider: Portitours- Day Tours

From US$ 62.28 per person

Discover the flavors and traditions of inland Algarve, specifically the area known as the Barrocal. Taste local jams and honey.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup included
Please wait at the front door of the hotel at least 15 minutes prior to departure. We kindly ask that you allow a 15 minute margin due to traffic or local weather.

Experience

Highlights
  • Unravel the secrets of local cork production
  • Visit a local cake shop and see its traditional pastries
  • Marvel at ancient costumes at an ethnographic museum
  • Visit Salir’s ancient castle
  • Taste authentic Algarve flavors at an organic farm
Full description
Experience the tastes and traditions of the inland Algarve around the Barrocal. Step into local life and traditions in São Brás de Alportel, Salir, and Sarnadas. Stop at a cork factory, cake shop, and organic farm, where you can sample local foods. Start in the small town of São Brás de Alportel, a typical example of the Algarve’s architecture and local activities. Visit a cork factory and learn how the cork is locally harvested before being prepared, treated, and exported. Then, stop at a typical cake shop in town that’s renowned for its traditional produce: carob bread, almond cakes, and honey cakes. There will also be time to visit the town’s costume museum, the Algarve Costumes Ethnographic Museum. Afterward, enjoy free time for an optional lunch before moving on to Salir. Next, arrive at Salir, a bucolic village where you can see the remnants of an ancient castle and its walls. Near the end of the tour, taste the traditional jams and honey produced at an organic farm on the outskirts of Sarnadas. Finish your tour having tasted some of Algarve’s authentic flavors.
Includes
  • Multilingual guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Tips

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What to bring

  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags

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