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Small-group day tour to Loulé & Alte with cork factory guided visit provided by Cooltour Algarve

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Small-group day tour to Loulé & Alte with cork factory guided visit

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Small-group tour with a local guide for a genuine experience Focus on culture and heritage rather than other ordinary tours Brand new minivans with A/C and Wi-Fi English, Spanish and Portuguese always available Vast area for pick-up (Albufeira to Faro) - must be confirmed Discover a hidden Algarve for a off-beaten track experience Explore Loulé's historical center with its moorish influences and it's magnificent market See a cork factory in a guided visit and learn about the manufacturing process and new uses of this material Discover the best secret in the Algarve: Alte is considered the quaintest village in all the Algarve
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  • 1
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Mercado de Loule
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Sao Bras de Alportel
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 4
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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Departure Point
8500 Alvor, Portugal 8500 Portimão, Portugal 8400 Carvoeiro, Portugal 8365 Armação de Pêra, Portugal 8200 Albufeira, Portugal Vilamoura, 8125 Quarteira, Portugal 8125 Quarteira, Portugal Faro, Portugal
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Small-group tour (up to 8 people max) and informal guide / driver
  • Cork factory entrance with a guided visit
  • Pick-up and drop off at designated areas
  • Live commentary on board
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please contact the company at least 24 hours before the activity for exact pick-up location and time (normally between 08:00 AM to 08:45 AM).
  • Hotel pick-up / drop-off at designated areas only (between Faro and Portimão - coastal areas)
  • Please be reminded that there may be more than one language spoken during the tour (max. two languages).
  • Please note that infants and children occupy a seat (available on request if advised at time of booking)
  • Child rate applies only when accompanied by, at least, 1 paying adult.
  • Maximum of 8 persons per vehicle.
  • It's a good idea to wear tennis shoes or other appropriate footwear for the tour and bring along a bottle of water. In summer bring your sunscreen and in winter it gets very cold so make sure you bring a jacket.
  • English and Portuguese are available all year round. French and Spanish ONLY ON REQUEST (according to availability).
  • A minimum of 2 people and maximum of 8 people per booking is required: there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A considerable amount of walking is involved.
  • In case of adverse weather conditions (e. g. heavy rain), the tour will not be canceled, unless there are warnings and alerts by official organisms.
  • We are not responsible for any traffic congestion in the city, resulting from cultural, sport and religious events, or even demonstrations / strikes, etc. However we will always offer alternatives to avoid these situations; one of them is to change the pick-up and drop-off locations. Unfortunately, this may be transmitted without prior notice.
  • * Starting from March 1st 2020 there will be some changes to this tour: Salir will NOT be included anymore.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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