Private Tour to Evora and Cork Experience from Lisbon
Évora, the Pearl of the Alentejo!Known as the Museum-City, Évora stands out for its rich historical heritage and university tradition.
Did you know that…
Portugal is the main cork producer on the planet?
Responsible for more than 60% the world exports it has an area of cork oak forests corresponding to 25% of the area of cork oak forests of the whole world.
Each cork oak take 25 years to be harvested for the first time? Its shell is removed every nine years.
Cork is the bark of the cork oak (Quercus Suber L.)? This means that it is a 100% natural and highly versatile vegetal fabric, allowing you to do incredible things?
Some curiosities about this natural, versatile and sustainable product:
It has an excellent thermal and acoustic insulation capacity. NASA uses cork as insulation solutions in its missions.
A Surfboard made entirely of Portuguese cork was created for the Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara, who surfed one of the biggest waves in the world at Nazaré.
8 hours (Approx.)