Region São Brás de Alportel
The relatively quiet town of Sao Bras de Aportel can be described as having a peaceful environment with traditional houses and streets. It is not as busy and crowded as other major cities and visitors can enjoy its tranquil and unrushed everyday life. Its historical, rural and architectural heritage as well as its crafts are essential to the economic stability. Sao Bras de Aportel was once the largest cork producer, not only in Portugal but also in the rest of the world.