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MRFrutas - Citrus growers

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Joaquim, the Specialist

Can tell you everything about Oranges, Mandarines, Clementines, Lemons etc. . We really enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Peter K
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Basel, Switzerland
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Great hospitality and lots to learn.

Joaquim is extremely friendly and very willing to explain anything you might want to learn. The... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Troels R
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We grow citrus fruits almost all year round and we are open for tours. Please contact us in advance.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Poco Barreto, Silves 8300-042, Portugal
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+351 919 813 007
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Can tell you everything about Oranges, Mandarines, Clementines, Lemons etc. . We really enjoyed the two hours with him. ... and the fresh orange juice at the end. Altogether very much recommended!

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Joaquim is extremely friendly and very willing to explain anything you might want to learn. The group was nice and small. And Joaquim showed everybody their due attention. He had a great knowledge of the work and the history of the trees. The kids picked...More

Thank Troels R
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

What a super tour, so interesting the chap that gives the tour is so informative. So glad I went we came back with so many beautiful juicy oranges. Well worth going and only €9 per adult.

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

we had a very interesting visit by Joachim. he gave us an impression on the proces on growing fruit and the work at the company. we liked it. only on wednesday morning can it be visited.

1  Thank herwig d
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Joaquim generously shared his time and knowledge with us. We couldn't make the usual tour day so he kindly arranged an alternative and gave us two hours of his valuable time to help us appreciate and understand his family citrus business. We came away appreciating...More

Thank Beverley M
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Joaquim was brilliant our 9yr old daughter as well my inlaws in there late 70s equally learnt so much about the how the different oranges, clementines and lemons grow the different seasons they grow in etc. Joaquim explained everything in detail and was patient with all the...More

Thank tinamM3287YL
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We found this trip via tripadvisor when we were looking for things to do near Silves. We booked easily by emailing from the website and were able to go the next day. We meet the owner by the local station and followed them for the...More

Thank Ben T
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Joaquim is wonderfully welcoming and the oracle of all knowledge in regards to growing citrus fruits, Japanese plums and avocados. We all enjoyed the 2 hour tour including the kids (14,12 and 7). Highlights were picking the oranges, learning about ‘grafting’ and seeing the ‘polishing...More

Thank maxibaby2
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Our group had a great time with Joaquim! We completely bombarded him with questions before we even started walking through the orchard, and we might have accidentally picked some fruit from the neighbouring farm, but he very taught us an awful lot -- from how...More

Thank Ping2670
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We have seen many sites in the Algarve after coming here for many years. This is a new addition and well worth the 9 euro fee- free for kids. Joaquim met us at the nearby train station a few hundred meters from the orchard. This...More

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