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This museum, situated in an old monastry in the centre of the town, shows everything about the “ manufactering “ of cork. This is the mail industry of the region. The guides, all volunteers, explain the way the cork is collected from the trees and...More
Cool place to learn about cork - how it grows, how it's harvested, how it's processed. Saw how things have changed over the years. Saw many items made of cork. Saw how corks for bottles are made. Bought a cork purse, believe it or not....More
We travelled to Sardinia overnight on the Ferry from Livorno to Olbia and decided to visit the quaint town of Santa Teresa di Gallura to stay overnight at the Hotel Corallaro with its beautiful beach for some down time, and the following day make our...More
We visited this small museum on a Saturday afternoon in October when lots of other museums in Northern Sardinia were already closed for the season. It was a real suprise to learn about the importance of the cork industry for this part of the island...More
Did not realise how important this region was for cork. At one stage there was no one to touch them for world production. The impact locally is all explained here and the entrance fee is well worth paying
Interesting museum and excellent English speaking guide. Very glad we stopped here for a tour. Only 4 euro per person including guide. They close between 13:00-15:00. We arrived at 12:30 and had a half hour tour.
I had heard about the region being really big on cork production and wondered how they turn the tree into the corks for bottles and then we found the cork museum to answer all my questions. Great place, really interesting and fantastic guide for precious...More