Rota da Cortiça

The Cork Route takes you to discover the mysteries of ancient relationship between man and the Cork oak. Through the suggested routes will know the stories, the techniques of preparation and processing of Cork, a popular culture is intrinsically linked to this region. Cork is the common point in six areas of interest: heritage, nature, rural life, tradition, innovation and knowledge. Each polo addresses the cycle of Cork in its different aspects, since the Cork groves to the beautiful landscapes, covering factory. Has the peculiarity of being adapted public with reduced mobility and visually impaired.


Rua Gago Coutinho, 18
8150-151,São Brás de Alportel


  • Discovering

    opening hours

  • monday: 09:30-13:00, 14:00-17:30
  • tuesday: 09:30-13:00, 14:00-17:30
  • wednesday: 09:30-13:00, 14:00-17:30
  • thursday: 09:30-13:00, 14:00-17:30
  • friday: 09:30-13:00, 14:00-17:30
  • saturday: 09:30-13:00, 14:00-17:30
  • sunday: 09:30-13:00, 14:00-17:30

Outdoor activities near Rota da Cortiça

Aldeia Típica de Alportel

Narrow streets of stone, with prominent chimneys and furnaces, bent roofs, whitewashed walls, yards and “poiais”. Going out for a walk leads you to tranquillit…

Caminhos e Encruzilhadas de ir à Fonte (PR1)

Walking tour with 9 Km, when one can enjoy the fresh, natural beauty of this site. Along the way is the Geoponto da Mesquita (mosque) that you must visit.

Ciclovia de São Brás de Alportel

A space reserved for motorcicles. It is possible to take peaceful walks or practise sports.

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