Sofia Carrusca

Gestão Administrativa
Algarve Rotas

Bilateral Meetings

  • Saturday 18 April 2015 (09:30 am - 10:45 am)
  • Saturday 18 April 2015 (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Description Algarve Rotas, it´s a tourist and cultural product with a strong environmental component, that presents itself as a responsible tourism project and launched its product in the market in 2013. Its mission is based on the premise of promotion of the territory as a thematic heritage and environmental space to be safeguarded, where the values of identity and authenticity are promoted and interpreted. Our goal is to value the rural environment and its authenticity through tourist activities with local communities and direct contact with their way of life, bringing visitors and the local community closer.
Organization Type Company
CityS.Brás de Alportel, Mesquita Baixa, 8150 Google map
Areas of Activities


  1. Tour Operators / Travel Agencies
  2. Active and Nature Tourism Activities
  3. Other Tourism activities


  1. Business Services (marketing, environment, quality, energy efficiency,...)
  2. Food, regional products and crafts

Workshops, Experiences, Nature, Tradition

Visit to a Traditional Distillery
Taste medronho (a local fruit) and fig brandy and see how
they are produced
Duration: 20min
Visit to a Traditional Tile Maker
See how different traditional tiles and terracotta bricks are made
Duration: 35min
Visit a Bee Keeping Farm
See how bee keepers work and how honey is extracted
Duration: 1h00
Visit to a Olive Oil Factory
See how the olive oil is extracted from local olives and taste it
Duration: 45min
Visit Organic Herb Plantation
Tea and cookies tasting
Duration: 1h15
Visit a orange and olive farm exploration
Duration: 1h
Wine tasting
Discover the portuguese wines with an expert
Duration: 1h30
Guided tour to the salt marina
See the extraction of the salt flower
Duration: 45min
Tour of a Cork Oak Plantation
Take a guided and informative walk through the cork oak plantation
Duration: 1h30
Donkey Ride in the Hills
Donkey ride in the Caldeirão hills, perfect for families
Duration: 1h
Horse Cart ride
Take a Portuguese traditional cart ride along picturesque paths in Alportel
Duration: 1h
Handicrafts Workshops
Workshops suitable for all ages in pottery, cork, weaving and basketry
Duration: 1h15
Workshop to learn the secrets of the Regional Sweets
from the Algarve
Discover the secrets of our traditional sweets made with carob, fig and almond
Duration: 2h
Algarvian Cataplana “Mediterranean Diet” Workshop
Come and learn how to make this traditional Algarvian dish
Duration: 2h
Workshop of Traditional Portuguese tiles painting
Duration: 45min
Durantion- 3h


Boat Trips

We need a partner for boat trips


Cork Tours

Visit a traditional cork factory