Exploring Alentejo Cork Forest

Go through lush hills, listen to the sounds of the cork forest, feel the wind on olive groves,

the warmth of the vineyards, the echo of medieval fortresses and the whisper of abandoned chapels.

Join us! We open the heart of the real Alentejo to you.

Our activities

Cork Trekking

Corktrekking on our farm means quiet hikes with family & friends or longer trekkings to learn all about cork

Jeep Tour

Discover Alentejo fields easily on a 4x4 tour that takes you through the farm and beyond on beautiful dirt roads

Alentejo typical Cuisine

Have lunch at a typical restaurant where the locals taste real Alentejo food

Meet the past

Adventure meets history when we witness remains of the human presence in Serra d'Ossa

Vineyards and Wine Tasting Experience

Visit the vineyards where our award-winning wines come from and have your own wine tasting experience

Nature Activities

Nature activities like birdwatching on the cork farm bring you closer to the stunning environment

Maroteira Farm

and its


Herdade da Maroteira is located on the slopes of Serra d’Ossa, in the Alentejo region of southern Portugal. Owned by an Anglo-Portuguese family for 5 generations, this 330ac estate was originally dedicated to cork and cattle production, right up to the present day.


Today, the property includes vineyards, which produce internationally acclaimed wines that you can taste. The wonderful location offers the opportunity to do numerous activities that will bring you closer to nature. The way we should live every day, relaxing peacefully in harmony with the environment, learning from plants and animals, enjoying wine and meeting authentic country people.

Cork Trekking

Discover the cork oak forest hiking through our quiet fields. Embrace your senses’ experiences. Learn all about what cork is today and its heritage.

Cork Jeep Tours

Set off on a 4×4 vehicle drive on dirt roads. Explore the cork oak forest top on or off. Reach further and higher in your unique cork learning experience.


Feel the aromas and flavours of Alentejo. Taste the wines of Maroteira. Appreciate the process from vineyards, to winery and up to the glass.

Corktrekking from above

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